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Households using online banking are expected to grow to 55 million come 2016. Are you one of those already using this service?

Online banks are usually available 24 hours a day. This makes possible all transactions that you need to get done anywhere you are, anytime, as long as you have your gadget with you that has Internet access.

Companies are also constantly updating their online services for customer convenience. True enough, there are several benefits that you can enjoy from the online banking experience. Here are few of them.

Track expenses

Have you ever experienced losing money before the next payday comes?

If you are not the type to monitor his daily spending, you most likely are always wondering where you used up all your funds for.

With the help of online banking, you will be able to analyze with ease spending you have done. You will be able to see through transactions you’ve made, and from there get clues where you used the money for.

Then, the next time you create your budget, you will be able to decide wisely which part to cut back.

Organize bill payments   

Paying your bill online saves you from the hassles of going to the bank and losing your paper bills. You can pay all your dues online and apart from that, keep your billing records safe all in one place.

You can also opt to do automatic payment using your credit or debit card so you avoid missing dues  – those you expect to pay every month.

Online banking also helps you monitor payments you have already made for your deferred transactions and how much you still owe. This way, you are easily reminded to manage purchases you’re making and you are to make.

You know you wouldn’t want to max out your credit card or accumulate negative charges for going beyond your credit limit.

Apply for loans

Applying for loans has never been this easy and simple.

Online banking allows you submit an online application at your convenient time. You need not excuse yourself from work or extend lunch breaks just so you can go to the bank. You can also finish your application at a later time in case you need to attend to another matter. Then, you can just go back to where you left off.

Once you have forwarded your application to the bank, an officer shall get in touch with you and ask if you would like to continue the process online or meet with a bank representative.

Bank thru mobile phone

Almost everyone around owns a smartphone. With that gadget in your hands, you can access your bank accounts and manage your money even while you’re on the go.

Access the internet, log in to your accounts and do what needs to be done. You can also send text messages to your bank  to inquire about your account balance before you use your card. Check if this service is possible with your bank.

Link multiple accounts

If you have multiple accounts, you can also benefit from online banking as you can connect your checking and savings account and transfer money seamlessly all within a few clicks.

You also do not have to worry about impulse buying as transferring funds is not done in an instant.

Author Bio:

Nettie Gray loves the convenience of online banking. She does not have to worry about missing monthly dues despite tons of tasks she needs to look into.