, giro payments
, and online banking in general. Plus, paying all your bills in one go at the end of each month makes me happy. But I get the feeling that the US is still stuck in that same old "check-is-in-the-mail" archaic bill-paying that was the norm when I lived there twenty years ago. Therefore, ( a poll! )
Speaking of bill-paying, I'm only a few weeks away from being completely free of credit card debt, so of course I'm looking at ways to spend all that extra moolah. And I think I found it!
I'm leaning towards this one
, though to be honest, it's more because it comes in a pretty light blue color than for the battery life. Does anyone have any recommendations? Words of wisdom?
I think my eReader purchase has already paid for itself, because I'm reading more books than ever. Since the beginning of May alone, I've read 15 books. 15 books!
I didn't read 15 books all of last year! (Granted, it's been mostly chick lit and easy fare, but still!)
Except, reading all these actual books instead of fic has made me realize that I've probably averaged about 100 books a year, just in fic. So I'm not reading that
much more than usual right now, I'm just reading other things.
( Teevee )
So, I was paying my bills the other day, and I started wondering what it's like elsewhere. I can't imagine not having