MINNEAPOLIS, Dec 17, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Paying your bills should be easy.
Now, U.S. Bank wants to make paying your bills even easier with free Internet
Bill Pay. Beginning Dec. 15, customers with new or existing consumer checking
accounts will be able to take advantage of Internet Bill Pay without paying a
fee. It's yet another way U.S. Bank is making online banking easier at
By eliminating the $4.95 monthly fee, U.S. Bank is helping customers simplify
their finances, and their lives. U.S. Bank Internet Bill Pay lets customers
receive, review and pay all their bills online, quickly and easily any time they
want, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in a secured environment.
"Our customers know that U.S. Bank Internet Banking is the easiest way to bank
online," said Richard K. Davis, vice chairman of commercial and consumer banking
for U.S. Bancorp, parent company of U.S. Bank. "With the addition of free
Internet Bill Pay, we've made it even more convenient to manage your finances
without worrying about late fees, writing out checks or running to the post
office at the last minute."
Free Bill Pay is another addition to an already comprehensive checking account
package offered by U.S. Bank that includes:
U.S. Bank Free Checking - With U.S. Bank Free Checking, there are no minimum
balance requirements and no monthly fees. And you'll earn interest based on the
balances you maintain.
Check Card with Rewards - U.S. Bank customers can use their check card at
millions of locations that accept Visa(R) worldwide. And with our exclusive
Checking That Pays(R) reward programs, customers can choose a reward every time
they make a purchase (non-PIN).
Free Internet Banking - With Free Internet Banking, U.S. Bank customers can bank
when and where they want and manage their finances on their schedule - 24 hours
a day, 7 days a week. Customers can view account history and balances, transfer
funds between U.S. Bank accounts and apply for additional accounts or credit
cards. In addition, Speer & Associates, Inc. and Gomez, Inc., two Internet
quality measurement groups, have both individually recognized the highly ranked
U.S. Bank Internet Banking site for its wide breadth of applications and ease of
Free Online Statements - Customers can now elect to receive their statements
online rather than through the mail, for free. Electronic versions of the
statements can be viewed, printed and downloaded directly to your computer.
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with assets of $189 billion, is the 8th largest
financial services holding company in the United States. The company operates
2,201 banking offices and 4,506 ATMs, and provides a comprehensive line of
banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services
products to consumers, businesses and institutions. U.S. Bancorp is home of the
Five Star Service Guarantee which assures customers of certain key banking
benefits and services or customers will be paid for their inconvenience. U.S.
Bancorp is the parent company of U.S. Bank. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the Web at
SOURCE: U.S. Bank
CONTACT: U.S. Bank
Steve Dale, 612-303-0784
Karen Greenwood, 612-303-0731
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SOURCE: U.S. Bank