[kwlug-disc] linux home accounting package

Dave Cramer davec at visibleassets.com
Fri Oct 29 07:04:41 EDT 2010


On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 6:42 AM, Raul Suarez <rarsa at yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- On Fri, 10/29/10, Dave Cramer <davec at visibleassets.com> wrote:
>
>> > i.e. I don't pay ANY bill manually. Phone, Cable,
>> Internet, Taxes, Water, electricity, Mortgage, insurance,
>> magazine subscriptions ... All taken from my account
>> automatically in due time.
>> >
>>
>>
>> Well, there are reasons. Try changing your financial
>> institution. AFAIK, it is the payee that is taking the money not the
>> institution. Is that correct ?
>
> That is the case for most of them.
>
> AFAIK Canadian banks do not offer an interface for sending payment instructions online, using any software for individuals, do they?
>
That is my understanding as well. To make matters worse they absolve
themselves of the whole process. They facilitate the payee taking
money out, but do not bear any responsibility if they abuse that
privilege. So it's up to you to fight with the payee to get your money
back.

Dave



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