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Be Selective When Automating Your Finances

Some tasks still require your active involvement

Automate contributions to retirement and other savings accounts

Automate fixed payments

Don’t automate the payment of variable expenses

Minor errors can be costly over time

Bills for variable expenses contain opportunities to cut costs

The hazards of automating semi-annual and annual bill payments

How to handle forced automatic renewal for annual membership or license fees

Avoid automated tracking of financial transactions

Reject the temptation to set it and forget it

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