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With online bill pay, you can quickly pay your bills wherever you are – using your computer, phone or tablet. But, do you actually save money using the service? Let’s take a closer look.

We use our phones for everything these days – whether we’re texting someone, checking our balance, or making a call. Did you know you can pay for groceries or your next cup of coffee using a mobile payment app?

Holiday shopping is easy now that most stores have a website. Instead of walking through a crowded mall, you can simply click a button wherever you are and your shopping is done. But remember to take safety precautions like you would at the mall when you shop online. Here are some ways you can keep your purchases and personal information safe online:

If you own a laptop, tablet, or other mobile device, it’s likely that at some point in time you have connected to a WiFi access point. In some cases, this access point might be in your own home while in others it may be at work, a hotel, airport, or your local coffee shop. No matter where you connect, the reality is that WiFi has eliminated the need for wires and enables you to remain connected throughout the day.

Digital Wallet.  You might not be using it, but by now, you’re probably at least aware of it.  Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay... The list of digital payment options is growing.  And, it’s not just a passing fad for the tech savvy.