PayTrust costs $12.95 each month, but offers more features than free or less expensive bill pay services.
Although not as feature-packed as PayTrust, Quicken Bill Pay offers many of the same features at a lower price of $9.95 per month. Quicken Bill Pay offers a 1 month free trial.
Billeo can make online payments using a credit card where you would otherwise pay with a check or transfer money from a savings account. This is a plus if your credit card has cash back or another reward system. Billeo reminds you when it's time to pay a bill, then securely automates the online bill payment process while storing payment confirmations.
MyCheckFree lets you pay bills online from hundreds of companies. Scout, the bill retriever, is an image of a dog that fetches bills for you, which is kind of corny. But the the price of MyCheckFree (free) makes the dog quite tolerable.
Banks, Brokerages, Credit Cards and Online Financial Apps
Financial institutions that offer bill pay services usually let you to schedule payments in advance, and if you have a credit card that awards cash back or points for purchases that you pay off every month, using this type of online bill pay is especially beneficial.
Online personal finance software app Yodlee MoneyCenter allows you to set up online bill pay through multiple banks or credit cards. Yodlee does not charge for the service, but check with banks or credit cards you want to use as funding sources to see if they will charge a fee. Another plus to MoneyCenter: Yodlee's Bill Pay Account Accelerator makes it easy to switch funding sources for payments.