Saturday Critical Action – Automate Your Bill Paying
Welcome to a new feature, the Saturday Critical Action. Each Saturday we’ll take the weekly action from Jonathan Clements‘ blog Humble Dollar and “militarize” it for you. Jonathan Clements is a longtime personal finance columnist for The Wall Street Journal, and he offers great advice at the best price you can get…free. Here is this week’s critical action:
AUTOMATE YOUR BILL PAYING. That way, you’ll avoid late payments—crucial to maintaining a good credit score. The downside: You need to be vigilant about keeping enough in your bank account, so you don’t trigger fees for overdrafts or insufficient funds. This is a particular concern with credit card bills, which can vary so much from one month to the next.
How do you do this with USAA and Navy Federal Credit Union?
To sign up with USAA, go here:
To do so with Navy Federal Credit Union, go here: