Starling rolls out Online Banking to help customers manage finance
By Megha Bhattacharya
UK-based digital bank, Starling has launched Online Banking for its personal and joint bank account customers. The new online portal will allow Starling’s customers to manage their money from their desktop, laptop or their smartphone.
Customers, with the new Starling Online Banking, will be able to view their actual balance and transactions, spending insights and standing orders. Customers can be also put money aside towards Savings Goals and track progress, manage card controls as well as view and export statements.
Starling Bank’s Founder and CEO Anne Boden said, “Many customers told us they wanted to do their banking online as well as on their smartphones. By making accounts accessible on laptops and desktops, we’re giving them even more flexibility to bank the way that best suits them. As we’re all spending more time at home than usual, it’s important that our customers can manage their money from anywhere they wish at any time.”
The online portal comprises of built-in security features that aim to strengthen data encryption and multi-layer user authentication. The release of the app forms a part of Starling’s response to support customers during COVID-19 including Business Toolkit, Connected Card and cheque imaging.
Recently, Starling announced the launch of Starling Kite in a bid to provide young people aged 6 to 16, across the UK with a contact-free way to spend as schools reopen. The child-friendly offering is linked to a parent or guardian’s personal Starling account. Starling also introduced pension solutions provider Penfold to its Business Marketplace in a bid to enable self-employed people to set up, manage and track their pensions online or on their phone.
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