Question: When Should You Pay Your Bills?

Pay Your Bills Early

Don’t be afraid to pay your bills early.

If you got paid on the 9th and the bill isn’t due until the 20th, go ahead and pay it on the 9th.

There’s no need to wait until the 20th to make a payment.

How do I pay my bills on time?

If you could use a few suggestions to fine-tune your process, here are four tips that might help you pay your monthly bills on time:

  • Create a calendar strictly for bills.
  • Request to change your due dates.
  • Automate your payments.
  • Use mobile apps and financial software.
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Should you pay bills in advance?

As a general rule, I would say that you can pay almost any utility bill in advance — but for no more than 2 years, mostly. Certain bills, however, you cannot pay in advance. For instance, you cannot pay your property-tax in advance because the county does not send you a bill before a certain date.

What is the best way to pay bills online?

Method 1 Paying Bills Through Your Bank’s Website

  1. Determine if your bank offers online bill pay services. Many banks, both large and small, offer online bill pay services.
  2. Check out bank alternatives.
  3. Find out if there is a fee.
  4. Register for an online account.
  5. Add a payee.
  6. Make a payment.
  7. Try your bank’s mobile app.

What bills should I pay first?

Bills You Should Pay First

  • Housing. Keep current on your mortgage or rent payments if you can.
  • Utilities. Make payments on essential utilities such as heat, water, and electric.
  • Auto.
  • Child Support.
  • Income Taxes.
  • Unsecured Debts.