ways to man­age BILLS

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1. Get up­dates

Monzo cus­tomers can use the bank’s Bill Tracker ser­vice, which lets users know when a di­rect debit is higher or lower than usual. As well as help­ing peo­ple bud­get, it could also alert cus­tomers if they’ve been over­charged in er­ror, so that they can take ac­tion.

2. Stay in con­trol…

Get a full over­view of how much money you have and what you spend it on with Money­dash­board (money­dash­board.com). It lets you see how much you’ve spent on bills each month – and com­pares it with pre­vi­ous months, which makes it much eas­ier to spot if they’re be­gin­ning to creep up. If users haven’t been shop­ping around for bet­ter deals, then this may trig­ger them to start.

3. Tak­ing notes!

You don’t need tech­nol­ogy. Put notes in your di­ary each month and go through your bank ac­count, writ­ing down how much you’re spend­ing. Once you see how much cash is go­ing on bills, it might make you re­con­sider your monthly sub­scrip­tions like that costly, un­used gym mem­ber­ship!

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