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By: Alice Bryant Posted: Apr 18, 2014
If you haven’t already, think about signing up for automatic payments. Everything is done online today, and going paperless can be incredibly helpful. For one, you won’t have to remember about making a payment each month. By using paper, it’s very easy to get overwhelmed and forget about one bill or another. And if you do forget one, you’ll have to deal with extra fees...

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