(PRWEB) January 08, 2015
With identity threat a genuine concern, many people in the past have been reluctant to try online banking. However, as James Earl Jones presents in a new online and paperless banking segment for "In America", these options may be providing more identity and financial protection for consumers.
Online and paperless banking is expanding to provide greener options, reduce paper consumption, and give consumers immediate access to their financial standing. For example, with the expansion of mobile banking, and ubiquitous online access with only a mobile connection, many are able to monitor their various accounts on a real-time basis. Most online banking accounts have increased security and multi-factor authentication pages... meaning additional security measures for access.
Other aspects of online and paperless banking include direct deposits of paychecks and social security checks. At many banks consumers also have the option of depositing checks from your mobile phone. Banking institutions that offer mobile banking have put an emphasis on reducing the risk of virus, which further protects your information.
The segment, which will feature individuals who have helped create and upkeep these systems, and will help educate audiences on how they work.
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