5 Reasons to Use Online Banking

Banking online can make managing your money easier. See more banking pictures.
Comstock Images/Getty Images

Online banking offers a welcome change from the tedium of physically balancing your checkbook and dealing with inaccurate handwritten ledgers. It's become so easy to manage your finances online that even most die-hard paper trail bankers have abandoned ship to embrace the digital age when it comes to money management.

If you have yet to make the transition or want to learn more about the benefits of banking online, we've put together a list of five reasons why you should consider using the Internet to manage your money.

Read the next page to learn about what many believe to be online banking's best perk.