With all the news about technological advances available to the financial services industry, community bankers may be wondering if more of their customers will be asking for remote banking services. As electronic banking services become more viable, no one can predict how quickly consumers and businesses will change their habits. There is, however, some high-level demographic information that suggests that at least certain segments of society may move to electronic banking services more quickly than others. The ABA cites several forces that may increase consumers' acceptance of and demand for electronic banking:
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