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Benefits of Online Banking | The First National Bank Blog

October 27th, 2015

online banking1There are a number of reasons for doing your banking online. Whether you’re trying to carve out a little extra time for other activities or cut down on paper statements for a greener planet, online banking has a lot going for it.


Online banking means no trips to the bank, no standing in line and no rushing to the bank before it closes. Your online bank is open 24/7 and is accessible virtually anywhere from any mobile device.

Services at Your Fingertips

Remember when you had to call your bank or visit an ATM to check your account balance? Online banking allows you to view your balance, transfer funds, make credit card or loan payments, and carry out many other transactions from the comfort of your home (or your phone).

Up-to-Date Account Information

You don’t have to wait for your monthly statement to review your monthly transactions. In fact, online banking helps eliminate the need for paper statements which preserves trees and keeps paper out of our landfills.

Better Understanding of How Your Account Works

Online banking adds a layer of transparency to the banking process, including information on when deposited funds will be available and how long it takes for a check to be processed. It can show you whether direct deposits are credited immediately or the next business day. It can even confirm (or dispel) suspicions that your credit or debit card was improperly billed.

Banking online is one of many ways The First can help you simplify your banking and your life. Find out more about online and mobile banking today.

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