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Old 12.01.2012, 22:18
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E-bill experiences?

Anyone use the e-bill system for their bills and payments?

Seems like a good balance between direct debit and manual payment slip entry and meanwhile many of our providers are on the system.

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Old 12.01.2012, 22:21
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Re: E-bill experiences?

It is great, but people still need to remember to pay their bills by going into the ebill section of their internet banking and 'clicking' bills to pay each bill.

I find a pile of payment slips easier
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Old 12.01.2012, 22:25
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It is great, but people still need to remember to pay their bills by going into the ebill section of their internet banking and 'clicking' bills to pay each bill.

I find a pile of payment slips easier
The slips make great reminders, and, as my wife and I keep our budget on a separate spreadsheet, handy receipts for documenting and categorizing expenses.
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Old 12.01.2012, 22:26
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Re: E-bill experiences?

Great thanks.

I guess a recurring diary entry every 14 days or so is needed then...

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Old 12.01.2012, 23:51
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Re: E-bill experiences?

I use e-bills with ZKB without problems for recurring items - electric, Krankenkase etc. It saves completing payment details online, but you must be in the habit of checking your online banking a couple of times a month...
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Old 13.01.2012, 00:13
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Re: E-bill experiences?

I think most companies allow you 30 days to pay their invoices, so most people look at the pile at the end of the month and pay them. However there are a few that demand payment within 10 days. So be careful, or you might get a small fine. Swisscom makes extra charges if you are often late in paying.
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Old 13.01.2012, 01:04
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Re: E-bill experiences?

I use e bills. but I am always waiting until I get the second notice....They can work a bit extra for the prices they are charging
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Old 13.01.2012, 07:43
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I use e bills. but I am always waiting until I get the second notice....They can work a bit extra for the prices they are charging
And the rest of us who pay on time can pay a bit more to finance the extra cost of collecting your over-due debts...
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Re: E-bill experiences?

I find eBills great, it's my preferred form of bill. You can choose the payment date - any working day between the current and last allowed payment date.

Personally I'd prefer to check the ebills section of my account every week rather than have to enter the 20 digit payment reference number...
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Old 13.01.2012, 15:52
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Re: E-bill experiences?

Thanks for all this positive stuff.

Meanwhile I think I accidentally deleted e-bill from my UBS e-banking, so will have to contact the advisor to set it up again!

I guess key point is to go and look regularly enough. But I like to regularly check the money is still in UBS anyhow so that shouldn't be a problem ;-)

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Re: E-bill experiences?

Use e-bills for all those suppliers who offer this. It generally works very well. I have it setup to receive an e-mail notification whenever a new bill comes in.
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Old 13.01.2012, 17:28
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Re: E-bill experiences?

E-bills work great for me especially as I have the online only set with Post Finance. I wish more companies gave that option.
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Old 13.01.2012, 17:31
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Re: E-bill experiences?

I use them, very useful, and less wasteful, I'm down to only a couple of paper bills every quarter or so.
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Old 13.01.2012, 20:10
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Re: E-bill experiences?

I have used them for over one year and they are great. Compared to direct debit they give you the possibility to check the bill before paying it and with Postfinance the payment is just one click away.
I think the system is also environmental friendly as it saves the paper of the envelope and also the transport costs and relative CO2 emissions.
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Old 13.01.2012, 20:27
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Re: E-bill experiences?

Hi

Just wanted to know one info on e-Bill.

Is any service charge charged for using this service?

Thanks for the info.

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Old 13.01.2012, 20:51
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Re: E-bill experiences?

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Just wanted to know one info on e-Bill.

Is any service charge charged for using this service?

Thanks for the info.

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not with the post there isn't

They only charge you a bit when your account goes under 7500 chf
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Old 14.01.2012, 09:39
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Use e-bills for all those suppliers who offer this. It generally works very well. I have it setup to receive an e-mail notification whenever a new bill comes in.
Good idea, I can the use outlook to quickly transform them to a dated task for example.
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Re: E-bill experiences?

Hello all

Any idea if UBS charges a service charge for using e-bill service?

Thanks in advance for the info.
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Re: E-bill experiences?

Don't know about UBS, but I can confirm that Credit Suisse do not charge anything for the service.
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Re: E-bill experiences?

I was always missing payments until e-bills came my way. So now no forgotten bills and a lot of time saved - brilliant
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