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If he's that much of a responsible adult, he can keep track of a single DRIP account.

He's responsible all right, but I am finding that young folks do their finances totally different than what I do, and did while getting to my age.

Gone are the moneyorders/checks, and I admit I've been able to get away from them as well.

But back then, that was the way to pay the bills - and you needed envelopes and stamps as well, which might have some young people scratching their heads.

Now there's ATMS, charge cards (to pay off in full every month) and web banking to pay bills, set on automatic.

I know some young that don't reconcile (I mean really reconcile) their accounts - they look, it looks good, done.

When I got into Quicken in the DOS days, it saved me so much time to reconcile the checking account...
no more spending hours writing the outstanding checks on the back of the form and then figuring out where you went wrong if the numbers didn't match.

I had multiple drips due to the days of brokerages charging crazy fees and requiring whole lots.
So I was always spending time tracking them. I guess I got use to it, but even I'm downsizing on that and consolidating.

I just think folks want and can get things on autopilot today - which wasn't the case years ago.
And so I imagine he wouldn't want to bother.

nag
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