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Most Americans Bank Online Despite Security Concerns

While online security breaches are a regular occurrence, most Americans continue to trust their banking to the Internet.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 59% of American Adults bank online. Thirty-nine percent (39%) do not. This marks little change from nearly two years ago. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on January 3, 2016 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on January 3, 2016 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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