Afraid to Try an Online Bank? You Need to Read This

22 Jan 2014

The Huffington Post, By Casey Bond

Americans are becoming increasingly comfortable with socializing, going to school, even finding their soul mates (or mistresses) online. So when it comes to something as mundane as banking, why aren't more people ditching their traditional banks for the online version?

According to Pew Research Center data, just 61 percent of all Internet users in the U.S. bank online, while 35 percent of cell phone owners bank using their mobile phones. This is compared to 58 percent and 18 percent in 2011, respectively.

While growing, online banking among Americans is still somewhat slow to catch on. Read more.