The Case Against AutoPay

Of all the conveniences the 21st century brings us, none is quite as revolutionary as the automatically paid bill. It keeps a debt out of our mind that we'd really rather not think about. It pays what needs to be paid, saving us from stress of the decision-making process. And it pays the bill exactly when the bill is due -- no more setting up / managing reminders. Out of sight, out of mind!

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