CINCINNATI, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifth Third Bank is pleased to report that it has enhanced Fifth Third Online Personal Banking, its interactive internet computer banking service, to include download capabilities into Personal Financial Management (PFM) software programs. Fifth Third Online users who use Quicken by Intuit(R), Microsoft(R) Money or any other PFM to track bank accounts can now download their personal account data into the PFM of their choice to better manage all of their finances. It's easy: visit www.53.com, sign onto Fifth Third Online Personal Banking and select the Download option. The new download function alleviates the need to re-enter any of your account data or re-key any of your transactions. "Providing accessible, flexible products and services is extremely important at Fifth Third," offers Fifth Third Executive Vice President James J. Hudepohl. "We offer 486 Banking Centers, 108 of which are open seven days a week, 1,200 ATMs and a web site that's easy to pilot." He continues, "Our addition of PFM downloading capabilities takes our service one step further, and clearly demonstrates our dedication to providing the most flexible, convenient and innovative banking and investment products and services available." Fifth Third reached a milestone last month: 60,000 customers are now accessing Fifth Third Online Personal Banking at www.53.com! Over 60,000 customers are taking advantage of Fifth Third Online's around-the-clock access to their finances and are logging on to pay bills, transfer funds between accounts and view statements! Fifth Third also recently unveiled a new, more interactive and customer- focused Internet homepage at www.53.com. The website now provides immediate access to the Bank's online services, including Fifth Third Online Personal Banking and a link to Fifth Third Online Investment Services, which gives clients the ability to get stock quotes, do online trading and check securities account balances. Visitors to Fifth Third's website can also apply online for home equity loans and lines of credit and get up-to-date information about special product offers. Brokerage and Investment Services provided through Fifth Third Securities, Inc. member NASD, SIPC. Mutual funds and other investments: are not FDIC insured, have no bank guarantee and may lose value. To join the 60,000 Fifth Third Online users, stop by any Fifth Third Banking Center or phone Customer Service at 800-972-3030 to open an account today.
SOURCE Fifth Third Bancorp