The Financial Sector In The Internet Era

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The fast development of the Internet has revolutionized the way we live life at present. In the past few years, the names Yahoo, Google, eBay, Hotmail, Facebook and Twitter have become staples, thanks to us being so much into the use of the Internet. In the years to come, more technologies will be developed and will become household names akin to those previously mentioned names.

The Internet has also changed people do financial transactions. Banks, especially the Big Four- Wells Fargo, Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase and Citicorp- have all gone online, offering a lot of their products and services via the Internet. Even their already accessible customer service units have become even more accessible, thanks to the wonders of the Internet.

Non-banking financial institutions have also gone online. From insurance firms to companies offering loans, they have all put up their own websites on the belief that they could serve customers better by being online. They also believe that the Internet, being a far reaching medium, will enable them to expand their businesses as clients would inquire and acquire financial services by just clicking the mouse of their computers.

Securing loans can now be done through the Internet. Compared to past processes wherein a lot of paper work had to be done on the actual office, securing business loans and payday loans online has become somewhat a norm. It is now not unusual for clients to apply for loans and even receive approval notices from the banks through online notification.

As the financial world advances due to the miracle called the Internet, so are racketeers. Scam artists have also gone high-tech just as much as the Internet launch of banking retail services and securing of payday loans. Online financial scams have victimized a lot of individuals. This prompted authorities to implement better security features to assure the smooth flow of business transactions without being disrupted or corrupted by modernized criminals.

Whether it is securing payday loans online or paying some bank services, the Internet has radically changed the way the financial sector operates. In the coming years, things will become better for banks and other financial institutions, thanks to advancements in technology, especially the Internet. Technology truly makes our lives even better as time flies.
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This article was published on 2010/12/17