Prepare any bills/correspondences ahead of time that will have to be mailed in the future. Do not stamp any of the envelopes. Instead, write in small letters the date that the letters have to be mailed in the area where the stamp is placed. When the day comes for the letter to be mailed; place the stamp over the written date and it's ready to mail out.
Instead of writing checks or preparing other mailings a few times a week/month, do it all at one sitting and date the envelope when it has to be mailed. Keep all the envelopes together in order they are to be mailed. This works great for birthday cards or other greeting cards.
By mkymlp from NE PA, USA
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To help me pay my bills on time, I put them in a drawer that I open often. I write the date due on the envelope, and stack them with the earliest date on top.
I am looking for suggestions on paying bills and budgeting. Does anyone have any ideas on how to remember when bills are due and keep track of them?