I received something from my apartment management company, which is a very large company. It promoted a site called payclix.com. 'Free registration' 'no monthly fees' 'pay your rent online'. So I went to look at it.
Yes, registration is free. If, however you want to make a payment online, you pay. To save the apartment management company time and processing costs (by sending in a paper check), for that privelege you get to pay this payclix place either $4.95 for a direct debit from your checking account (ACH) or you can use Visa/Mastercard credit card, or Visa (and only Visa) debit card for a fee of $19.90. Each month. What a ripoff. They want you to pay for saving your landlord money.
Mind you, this won't work for us. Even if we were stupid enough to do it. We have a Mastercard debit card, which they don't take.
I sincerely hope no one is dumb enough to do this. Personally, I take the check down in person and get a date stamped receipt.