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Card and Payments Awards 2014: Eccount Money shortlisted twice

It is with great pride that we can announce that Eccount Money has been shortlisted in two important categories at the annual Card and Payments Awards. The jury has nominated Eccount Money for "Best alternative payments programme" as well as the "Best new prepaid card product of the year". Considering the prestige of the event, Will Thomas, Eccount Money's Online Product Manager, was ecstatic: "We're thrilled to receive this recognition from the jury of the Card and Payments Awards. Needless to say, awards are not our top priority as such. Our customers are, and our focus is firmly on their satisfaction as well as on constantly improving our products. At the same time, it's great news that these efforts have not remained unnoticed in the industry and that a lean, innovative company like Eccount Money is considered a serious competitor for the big traditional players. To us, our nominations at the Card and Payments Awards are a clear sign that all the hard work the entire team has invested in our products over the past years."

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How to open a bank account online

If you're looking to open a bank account online, you're in good company. After all, the banking landscape looks very different today than it did even 5 years ago. Thanks to the developments with online and digital technologies, banks and non-banks have been able to create online interface for customers and even sign up new customers with a few clicks of the mouse. While the big banking institutions suffer under their size, they struggle to roll out web-based software with the speed and simplicity that account-holders are looking for when it comes to online banking. With so many hurdles to overcome, High St banks are slow to move when it comes to digital banking.

The smaller, more competitive alternatives like Eccount Money however, have picked up where the big banks have dropped the ball. Today, anyone can open an a bank account by eccount online, from the comfort of their own home. Whether you've got a bad credit score, or for some reason cannot bank with traditional institutions, eccount might just be the answer to your banking problems.

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