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Re: Boyfriend wants to sign up for utility - gets hit with security fees

compassion101 wrote:

Haven't read past the first 10 posts, but many companies will wave/lower deposits if he signs up for automatic payments, which he can do with a credit card or debit card/bank account. Did he ask about that?


He hasn't looked into automatic payments, as far as I am aware. He is going to further investigate cheaper/slim-lined alternatives as far as providers and packages. The only issue is that there aren't a lot of providers/options for his area.


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