Digital mail offers convenience, less clutter
Abstract: Organizing household bills and financial statements can quickly become unwieldy and eat up valuable storage space. And the environmental impact of producing and mailing billions of bills and statements to consumers can also add up quickly. To date, however, there hasn’t been an easy way for consumers to make the switch to electronic bills and statements. But a handful of companies are set to offer a new type of electronic billing and payment solution that’s being referred to as “digital mail,” which allows clients to electronically receive, organize, act on and store bills and statements. This article discusses the pros and cons, while a sidebar lists four providers.