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Financial Fees

Budget Weeds That Matter: Scoring The Financial Fee As The Pigouvian Tax It Is

Jared Bernstein | Posted 02.02.2015 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

The financial fee is a seven basis point (seven one-hundredths of one percent) tax or fee on the roughly 100 large financial firms with assets of at least $50 billion. Yet there's an interesting and important wrinkle here: the tax is not on profits or assets, as is typically the case.

Which Fees Cost You the Most?

Manilla.com | Posted 06.22.2014 | Money
Manilla.com

Vendors use the bait-and-switch tactic of hidden fees because the deeper you get in the purchasing process, the more incentives you have to complete it.

4 Fees That Are Always Worth Paying

MyBankTracker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Money
MyBankTracker

Paying additional fees for a credit card or bank account might not sound smart, but it can sometimes prove rewarding. Forking out money for fees is something to consider before you overlook places you could be saving.