Batching is doing a series of related tasks in succession. It can be a great productivity tool if used properly.
I use Asana to set up recurring events to make sure bills are being paid. By setting it up in Asana I take control of the matter and set the notifications in a way that benefits me.
When paying credit cards automatically, it can be a good idea to set them to pay the minimum balance automatically. This can help avoid overdrafts.
By setting up automatic savings, you are automating your accounts. It allows you to save for emergency, big projects, etc.