LYNCHBURG, Va., March 5, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bank of the James (Nasdaq:BOTJ) will release new mobile banking services designed to offer its customers the convenience and security of banking on the go.
"Mobile Money" will allow Bank of the James online banking customers to view account balances, transaction histories, transfer funds and pay bills all from their mobile phone. Customers can access funds through a downloadable application, mobile web browser or mobile text messaging.
"Mobile banking is the next step in banking technology as more people rely on their cell phones for everyday conveniences," said Brandon P. Farmer, Executive Vice President for Bank of the James. "Mobile Money offers secure and easy to use tools for customers to access up-to-the-minute account information and services – anytime, anywhere." Customers who use Online Banking services at Bank of the James may take advantage of the new mobile banking services by registering online at www.bankofthejames.com. An instructional tutorial video is available to provide instructions on how to get started.
Farmer continued, "While Mobile Money delivers the highest level of authentication security and encryption technology to prevent unauthorized access, we always recommend using caution and securing your phone just like you would your computer."
Additionally, Bank of the James is launching a social media initiative. The Bank can soon be found on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube to achieve a more constant level of customer interaction. The Bank's followers will be the first to learn of new products, community sponsorship, events of interest and any other pertinent Bank news.
Bank of the James, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc. serves the greater Lynchburg, Virginia SMA, often referred to as Region 2000, which was ranked by Forbes magazine among the top 50 places in the United States for business and careers. The bank operates nine full service locations and one limited service location as well as a mortgage origination office in Forest and an investment services division in downtown Lynchburg. The company celebrates its 13th anniversary in July of this year.
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