Disentangling Automatic Payments Laborious, Some Discover

Automated payments may be handy but cancelling them can be like eradicating a persistent tapeworm, some consumers find.

Sometimes it takes more than an egg, snickers bar, and a hammer.

Read more: Wall Street Journal


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  1. Kevin Meyers says:

    Oh, dear Lord, MBNA’s automatic payment system was the bane of my existence a few months ago. Surprisingly, when you pay off the balance on your MBNA account, it continues to deduct your automatic payment until you actually tell it to stop. I learned this the hard way. Apparently it’s buried somewhere in super tiny fine print in the user agreement.