"El Paso may be slow to catch on, but once people get behind an idea - like on-line banking – it really seems to take off," said Sandy Mead, Director of Marketing at State National Bank.
And on-line bill paying is "taking off" in El Paso as more people choose to stay home and use their computers to pay bills and balance their checkbooks, she
Online paying servicesMost area banks – including State National Bank
, J.P. Morgan Chase
, Wells Fargo
, Bank of the West
and Bank of America offer on-line banking and bill paying services.State National Bank
officials said that the number of customers in the region who use their on-line service is growing quickly – at a rate of about 1,000 per year – even though many payees can only take checks.