Stop balancing your checkbook

shutterstock_38185810-2Think about how difficult it was to clean a house 100 years ago, or make a phone call, or travel across the country.

Tasks that were routine then — like, say, beating a rug to clean it — have all but disappeared.

Likewise, technology has obliterated or automated a lot of the money tasks that were once mandatory for people who wanted to be responsible with their finances. In my latest for the Associated Press, how to start doing your financial chores differently.

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  1. Hi Liz,
    Several years ago in one of your columns on your msn website you gave some very interesting information on choosing a executor for one’s estate.
    Any chance that you could repeat this again? I seemed to have lost the copy that I printed.
    Thank you,

    • Liz Weston says

      I’ll add that to the to-do list. Thanks for the suggestion! There’s a good Nolo Press book for executors if you need something right away.