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How to use Scotia VISA Debit Card Online
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How to use Scotia VISA Debit Card Online

Those of you who read my little adventure in getting my Scotia VISA Debit Card in my last article ScotiaBank’s VISA Debit Card – Jamaica’s Online E-Commerce Renaissance, may have noticed that I had mentioned using my new best friend to shop online as well as received payments online using PayPal. “How do I do that”, you may be asking, nose wrinkled in consternation? Even better query: “how do avoid being robbed on the Information superhighway?” You are indeed correct to be concerned. Using Payment methods online, be it a Credit or Debit Card, is fraught with the same level of danger, as both can be stolen and your funds used by unscrupulous hackers or phishers to purchase items or withdraw funds without your knowledge. More on such hacking methods in another tightly tailored article....
The Realm Of Online Banking in Jamaica – NCB and Scotiabank compared
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The Realm Of Online Banking in Jamaica – NCB and Scotiabank compared

Most of us should know the saying "time is money" and or "time wasted is never regained" (or something to that extent) so most of us should have experienced the pain and loss of precious time that often goes with standing in at times horrendously long lines waiting to pay bills, other expenses or other business/financial transactions.  Well with the advances in technology many things have gone online and our local banks are no exception.  All of the top banks locally does or should facilitate some sort of electronic banking, there are about 4 or so banks locally but the two which are most familiar (mainly due to the fact that they have been here for like forever) and that usually comes to our mind are National Commecial Bank (NCB) and Scotiabank and thus those are the two banks that will b...