Home banking and bill payment systems are gaining attention under the same roof as Archie Bunker's chair and the Spirit of St. Louis.

The last two are among the prize possessions of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington. But First Union Corp.'s home banking program and Checkfree Corp.'s electronic bill-presentment system are among six banking- related innovations that are finalists for annual awards given by the Smithsonian museums and ComputerWorld magazine. Winners are to be announced Monday.

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