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Create a simple filing system

A simple filing system ensures you pay your bills on time, suggests Kevin Gallegos, vice president of Freedom Debt Relief, a debt settlement company in Tempe, Ariz.

That system can be a folder placed in a certain place on your desk, a series of folders for each day of the month, a basket on the kitchen counter or an online calendar. Choose what works best for you and then use it religiously.

"Open all bills as soon as they arrive and put them into your filing system," says Gallegos. "It's necessary to make that process a habit."

Bankrate.com offers more tips on how to organize your financial paperwork.


 

 

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