I pay my bills the old fashioned way, by mail. To save time, I "prep" them as soon as they are brought into the house from the mailbox.
I discard the envelope they arrive in, as well as any extraneous paperwork like flyers & inserts. I stamp the return envelope & put my address label in the upper left corner. Then I put everything into my Bills To Pay folder. When I'm ready to sit down & write my checks, everything is ready for me.
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I have found this method to work for saving money: get envelopes and label them with your bills you pay monthly (ie mortgage, light bill, water bill, etc.) and label one envelope Miscellaneous. Each month put the amount you owe on the bill plus $10 in the envelope. Pay the miscellaneous envelope $20. Once you pay all your bills, move the money from the other envelopes to the miscellaneous envelope and watch your money build up!
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