8 Hacks for Automating Your Life

Automated Bill Payments

The 21st century is all about working smarter, not harder, and using technology to make our lives easier. This culture has given rise to the concept of “life hacking,” in which inane, quotidian tasks are automated to the greatest possible degree. Theoretically, this allows you to spend less time on boring busy work and more time on the things you enjoy. With that in mind, here are eight easy ways to automate your life.

1. Automated Bill Payments
Are you still writing checks and using snail mail to pay your bills? Even if you’ve entered the digital age and now pay your bills online, you can save even more time by setting up automatic monthly payments. With just a few quick clicks, you can set up automatic credit card payments for all your bills. All you’ll have to do is review your statement at the end of the month to make sure there aren’t any surprises.

  • Gustavo Woltmann

    Good tips! I try to be careful about adding more tech into my life, though. Adding complexity can make things easier, but also tends to create new problems that weren’t there before.