Peter Symes: Avoiding additional charges in paperless payments
Many thanks to Rick Nolle for his column, “Does NID really think I’m that dumb?” I went through the same process and, when I discovered the charges, I reacted with the same disgust … and expressed my views in a letter to the NID Board.
However, there is a way to take advantage of paperless billing and payments without incurring these outrageous charges. I signed up for paperless billing at the NID website, then went to my bank’s website and setup “Bill Pay.” I had no difficulty finding NID as a payee, and have submitted several payments this way — and it’s free. I have accounts at three banks, and they all offer this feature. Payments made this way have been credited promptly to the balance at NID.
Support Local Journalism
Readers around Grass Valley and Nevada County make The Union’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.
Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.
Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.
Connect with needs and opportunities from
Get immediate access to organizations and people in our area that need your help or can provide help during the Coronavirus crisis.
Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.
User Legend: Moderator Trusted User