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Tuesday November 12th 2019

Online Banking Security: Bank with Confidence

Online banking is about much more than just convenience. Banks that do business exclusive on the Web typically offer higher interest rates on savings, free bill-pay services, and some even offer free posting when mailing a check on your behalf. Because these institutions have no branch offices to maintain, their costs are lower. Those savings are passed on to the consumer.

But many people shy from online banking because they worry about security. Here’s what you need to know about online banking to gain the benefits of these services and still feel secure.


What is it Costing You to Pay the Bills?

In this day and age, technology and speed matter. As Americans, we’ve grown accustomed to having everything we want at the click of a button or the swipe of a card. All across the country, we can complete nearly every transaction such as having groceries delivered to our doorstep, buying gifts and paying bills, over the internet. But sometimes these conveniences are costing us money unnecessarily.