Why I Like Paying Bills

(credit: Brendan Wood via Flickr)

(credit: Brendan Wood via Flickr)

I actually like paying my bills, although I’m not certain if it’s the paying of the bills I like, or the feeling of freedom I feel when they’re paid, and I don’t owe anybody any money.

Even when I was excruciatingly poor and the most uncertain about my future, I paid my bills very quickly. In fact, I paid them as soon as they arrived in the mail even though the due date might be weeks later.

(This, of course, was when bills still arrived in the mail and we didn’t have automatic pay or online pay. It’s much easier today to pay bills either on time or early.)

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