Most modern browsers will not let you store passwords for financial web sites, and that is good practice. I have special passwords for these sites. If you regularly go to dozens of web sites on a regular basis, I will be very difficult to have to remember a password for all of these sites. If it is a site where the use of my money could be compromised, I certainly don't want that information on my computer. My Credit Union site has a pseudo name for the account number, and the the password that I use is not on my computer. Additionally when I get to the site, I have to supply 3 more passwords to get on. I have never had my site compromised with all this added security. If someone knows my account number, that is not adequate to log on the on line site. They would have to know the pseudo account number that I use. I can only view my brokerage site and not make any type of transaction or request there. The balance of my sites use passwords that I store on the browser, since they are only asking for the password to know who is visiting. That is entered automatically. I am more worried about hackers breaking into sites like Amazon and Pay Pal where some of my financial information is stored. I have to manually enter passwords for those sites though. I have never had any problems, but I am never careless about releasing information.
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