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    • MSE Naomi
    • By MSE Naomi 3rd Apr 19, 1:26 PM
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    Three takes payments early in direct debits blunder - MSE News
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    • 3rd Apr 19, 1:26 PM
    Three takes payments early in direct debits blunder - MSE News 3rd Apr 19 at 1:26 PM
    Mobile giant Three has apologised after taking a large number of customers' direct debits early - in some cases almost four weeks before they were due...
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    • aj23
    • By aj23 3rd Apr 19, 2:58 PM
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    • 3rd Apr 19, 2:58 PM
    Mine's always been taken around the 3rd anyway.
    • Bonniepurple
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    • 3rd Apr 19, 5:58 PM
    Mine's always been taken around the 3rd anyway.
    Originally posted by aj23
    Yours might be but I have carefully fixed mine to be taken on 16th of the month when my money goes in. Thanks to 3 Iíve now got 2 returned Direct Debits and have to pay the bill manually in12 days. Not happy.
    • Takmon
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    • 4th Apr 19, 8:06 AM
    Yours might be but I have carefully fixed mine to be taken on 16th of the month when my money goes in. Thanks to 3 Iíve now got 2 returned Direct Debits and have to pay the bill manually in12 days. Not happy.
    Originally posted by Bonniepurple
    I always keep a buffer in my bills account just in case something like this happens. I know you might lose a small amount of interest by doing this (by not having it in the best interest paying accounts) but it's definitely worth it and much better than having an overdraft.
    • aj23
    • By aj23 5th Apr 19, 8:29 AM
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    • 5th Apr 19, 8:29 AM
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    • 5th Apr 19, 8:29 AM
    Yours might be but I have carefully fixed mine to be taken on 16th of the month when my money goes in. Thanks to 3 Iíve now got 2 returned Direct Debits and have to pay the bill manually in12 days. Not happy.
    Originally posted by Bonniepurple
    I don't think I was ever given a choice. They just said the 3rd is when it's taken.
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