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    Feb 27, 2018, 06:57 AM
    Paying your bills early
    Electric bill is due 3/18/2018 but family pays the bill, on 2/28/2018. Does it matter one way or another with bills??
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    Feb 27, 2018, 07:03 AM
    No.
    I always pay mine online about 2 days before due.
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    Feb 27, 2018, 08:38 AM
    The"due" date is the last date to pay a bill before it is late or fees and penalties may occur. If mailing a payment, always give an extra few days time.
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    Feb 27, 2018, 09:45 AM
    Thank you. The member pays electronically. Rather than by check and mailing
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    Feb 27, 2018, 10:31 AM
    I was never a fan of last minute payments... so much can go wrong that will incur additional fees. I don't do electronic payments on stuff that doesn't provide a clear financial incentive for me to do it.
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    Feb 27, 2018, 10:46 AM
    If you wait for the "last day" there are things that can always happen. Their system may be down, your bank may have a bug and money does not transfer, and so on.

    It is good to pay a few days early to be sure it is done.

    I personally pay mine the day the bill comes, so it is always paid.
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    Feb 27, 2018, 11:10 AM
    Very good

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