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Big Bank Pays For Charging Excessive Fees

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2012 | Money

* Lenders accused of reordering transactions to boost fees * PNC joins Bank of America, JPMorgan, others to settle * 13 ...

Want To Sue Your Bank? They May Ask You To Pay Their Legal Fees

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 06.21.2012 | Business

At some banks, there's a nasty little piece of language buried in those terms-and-conditions agreements you have to sign. It says that if there are an...

Catherine New

Americans Love Convenience More Than They Hate Bank Fees

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 06.21.2012 | Money

Have you ever paid slightly more in ATM fees just because you were too lazy to cross the street to visit a bank with cheaper rates? You're not alone. ...

Big Bank Drops Overdraft Fees

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 06.21.2012 | Money

Although it seems like every week banks are ratcheting up fees charged to customers with low account balances, the largest U.S. bank by assets is chan...

Catherine New

Bank To Charge Most Expensive Overdraft Fee Yet

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 06.08.2012 | Money

Fifth Third will have some of the most expensive overdraft fees of any big bank starting later this month. The Cincinnati-based bank has confirmed...

Catherine New

SunTrust Customers Can Expect Higher Fees

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 06.06.2012 | Money

Starting this summer, some of SunTrust's least wealthy customers will have to pay higher fees on everything from ATM withdrawals to checking accounts,...

The Latest Bank To Raise Fees

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 05.17.2012 | Money

Another bank is raising fees. U.S. Bank is bumping up overdraft fees for all its accounts beginning June 29, the Minneapolis-based bank confirmed o...

Bank Accused Of Profiting Off Customer Math Errors

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.09.2012 | Business

Amidst debate over how much banks value clients, one among them stands accused of purposefully profiting off the math errors of its own customers. ...

Bank Charges Customer $300 In Overdraft Fees

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 05.02.2012 | Money

Even if you signed up to receive overdraft notifications from your bank, you may still be surprised by unwelcome overdraft fees piling up against your...

Citizens Bank Settles Overdraft Fee Lawsuit for $137.5 Million

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 04.26.2012 | Money

Citizens Bank is the latest bank to settle in a massive class action lawsuit over dodgy overdraft fee practices. On Wednesday, the midsize New England...

Watchdog Probing Whether Overdraft Programs Go Far Enough

Posted 04.20.2012 | Business

The top consumer watchdog is scrutinizing big banks to see if their overdraft protection policies are doing enough to keep Americans from unwittingly ...

Bank Lets Old Woman Rack Up Astronomical Fees

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 04.06.2012 | Money

So much for local banks behaving better than the big ones. Webster Bank, a regional bank with 165 branches southern New England and New York, allo...

This Bank Is Lowering Some Fees

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.14.2012 | Money

Just as most banks are increasing fees, JPMorgan Chase is moving in a different direction. In a letter sent to customers this week, the bank announced...

Catherine New

He Fought Bank Fees And Won

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 03.05.2012 | Money

It was the train ticket to bank-fee hell. Three days after Taylor McKinley, 27, closed his checking account at Fifth Third Bank, an automatic $10 ...

JPMorgan Chase Primarily Interested In Ballers, Shot-Callers

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.29.2012 | Business

If you've got less than a hundred grand in the bank, JPMorgan Chase is just not that into you. At a presentation to investors this week, JPMorgan e...

Bank of America Can Charge You This Much In Fees In One Day

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 02.23.2012 | Business

Bank of America can lift at least $140 in fees off a customer in one day if he or she doesn't have enough money in the bank. That is the high cost...

Government Considering Cracking Down On Overdraft Fees

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2012 | Business

By Dave Clarke WASHINGTON, Feb 21 (Reuters) - The new U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is weighing a crackdown on checking a...

Catherine New

Capital One Says It Won't Ruin ING Direct

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 02.16.2012 | Business

Capital One said it won't change a thing for customers at much-beloved ING Direct, responding to consumer groups worried that its acquisition of the o...

Catherine New

Overdraft Settlements Cost Banks A Small Fraction Of What's Netted In Fees

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 02.07.2012 | Business

When compared with the billions of dollars big banks have rung up in overdraft fees over the last decade, recent settlements with customers over unfai...

Big Bank To Pay Millions To Settle Charges Of Excessive Overdraft Fees

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2012 | Business

* Largest U.S. bank reaches preliminary settlement * More than 30 lenders sued over overdraft fees * Bank of America $41...

GRAPHIC: Everything You Need To Know About Bank Fees

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.28.2012 | Business

Don't like keeping all of your money stuffed underneath the mattress? That could cost you a pretty penny. Banks collected $29.5 billion in overdra...

BofA Allegedly Modified Home Loans To Keep Complainers Quiet

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 03.27.2012 | Business

In an attempt to clean up its battered image, Bank of America allegedly provided mortgage assistance to customers willing to drop complaints about the...

Catherine New

Overdraft Fees Reach A New High

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 01.18.2012 | Business

The cost of not having enough money just got steeper. The median overdraft fee banks charge customers surged to $30 from $27.50 last year, accordi...

Catherine New

Banks May Get Creative With Fees In 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 12.29.2011 | Business

Squeezed by regulations under the Dodd-Frank financial reform law, banks are looking to find new ways to wring fees from customers. In 2012, expect to...

Report: BofA To Lose Most From Overdraft Fee Rules

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.20.2011 | Business

Try as they may, Bank of America just can't catch a break. In the latest BofA bad news, it appears that the bank has the most to lose from new fee...