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Are you ready for electronic bill payment?

Should you keep on using stamps and mail to pay your bills, or try the new electronic alternatives? Take our quiz to find out. After you select your answers and click "Submit," your answers will appear below.
  1. Which more closely describes you?

    When I receive bills, I put them in a designated place, and when I pay bills, I file the invoices so I can find them later.
    When it's time to pay bills, I have to hunt for them because they're in various places, and I'm not consistent about filing paid invoices.
  2. Do you always remember to pay bills on time?

    Yes, I'm organized and I don't have to be reminded.
    No, sometimes I need a reminder.
  3. When you pay bills online, you usually have to pay at least five days in advance, and sometimes more, to make sure the payment arrives on time. What do you think of that?

    If I have to pay bills a week or so before they're due, that's OK.
    Paying bills online can be slower than paying by mail? That's crazy!
  4. How often do you check your email?

    Once a week or less
    At least two or three times a week
  5. How do you feel about gathering your bills, writing checks, stuffing envelopes, and stamping and mailing them?

    Please save me from the skull-crushing drudgery of writing and mailing checks!
    I have grown accustomed to the chore and I don't mind it all that much.

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-- Posted: June 1, 2001

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