After the initial period of mistrust people have grown comfortable with the concept of online banking. The initial wariness was justified as there were a lot of fraud committed by hackers and the security in place simply was not good enough. However, all those things have now changed and improved security in particular has thwarted the almost all hacker attacks. Although hackers still manage to cause some harm, the number of successful attacks carried out by them has gone down drastically.
Online backing is the ultimate in avoiding the hassle of going down to a bank to conduct your business. It enables you to sit at home or office or anywhere with internet access and interact with your bank. You can do online almost everything you would physically do at bank. You can check your transactions, account details etc., just by clicking a few buttons. It also allows you to schedule payments, multiple installments, transfers etc., as well. Even loan applications can be filled out online and buying and selling stock can be done via this method too.
Using online banking is also beneficial to the environment. The pollution caused by travel to and from the bank is eliminated as is the usage of paper in banks. Having fewer customers to deal with in person allows banks to shift their resources towards newer technologies that can serve their customers better. This in turn gives you, the customer, a smoother experience when dealing with you bank for whatever needs.