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I Just Racked Up $26 In ATM Fees And I Want To Die

Maxwell Strachan | Posted 04.12.2014 | Business
Maxwell Strachan

It's not that I'm some sort of reckless spender who blows money on ridiculous things like cab rides or vegetables. I just have one indefensible and enormously bad habit and I have a hard time admitting it even to myself: I rack up ATM fees like a complete moron.

Let's Just Rename It 'Labor Exploitation Day'

Martha Burk | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics
Martha Burk

Our workers have suffered mightily in the last few years. The $7.25 minimum wage hasn't been raised since 2009. And thanks to the latest corporate cheap trick, even that paltry sum has been further eroded.

Banks Extend Fee Waivers

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.05.2012 | Money

-- Some of the nation's biggest banks have extended temporary waivers on a variety of fees and late charges for residents of states hit hard by Super...

How To Avoid Getting Ripped Off At The ATM

NPR | Jess Jiang | Posted 10.10.2012 | Money

I was at the ATM last week, when I saw a technician checking on the machines. He told me he checks all the machines from 6pm to 9pm everyday, looking ...

Bank Fees Survey Mid-2012: Checking and ATM Costs Jump Again

Richard Barrington | Posted 10.20.2012 | Money
Richard Barrington

Nearly any way you slice it, checking accounts became a little more expensive in the first half of 2012. However, the results also indicate that consumers still have several options for combating these costs.

Change.org Founder On The Impact Of Online Activism

Posted 06.08.2012 | Impact

Ben Rattray was set on being an investment banker until his senior year of undergrad at Stanford University when one of his younger brothers came out ...

Dan Froomkin

Auction 2012: How The Bank Lobby Owns Washington

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

Auction 2012 is a weeklong series in collaboration with "The Dylan Ratigan Show" and United Republic. When Washington puts policy on the auction bl...

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...

Would You Rather Watch An Ad Than Pay An ATM Fee? [UPDATE]

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.05.2011 | Business

What if there was a simpler solution to avoiding an ATM fee than running all over town looking for an in-network machine? One Brooklyn, New York-based...

Tricks and Treats at the Bank

Richard Barrington | Posted 12.26.2011 | Business
Richard Barrington

Even if you are too old to go trick-or-treating, you may find yourself holding a mixed bag this Halloween at your bank. Banks play their share of tricks on customers, but they also hand out some treats.

It's My Money!!

Will Durst | Posted 01.21.2012 | Business
Will Durst

It's My Money. We're not talking about credit cards where I pay you to lend me some quick cash. These are automatic deductions from an account into which I have already placed ample coin of the realm. MY MONEY!

Low On Cash? Stay Away From These Five Cities

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.27.2011 | Business

Note to those low on cash: Stay away from Denver. At $2.75, the mile-high city has the highest average ATM fee of any place in the country, 35 cen...

Say Goodbye to Checking Accounts?

Odysseas Papadimitriou | Posted 11.16.2011 | Business
Odysseas Papadimitriou

While you may still be happy with your checking account and may not have incurred additional fees as result of the Durbin Amendment, it's still important to be aware of major industry trends such as these.

Big Banks Are Still Sassy, but Their Branch Offices Are Running Scared

Nicholas Carroll | Posted 08.02.2011 | Business
Nicholas Carroll

As the big banks shrink in assets by their own choices, average Americans can help them shrink to a size where they're no longer Too-Big-To-Fail. Because somewhere ahead is a tipping point, where they become Small Enough To Fail.

Chase Ends $5 ATM Fees

CNN Money | Blake Ellis | Posted 07.02.2011 | Business

JPMorgan Chase (JPM, Fortune 500) said Monday it has finished testing $4 and $5 ATM fees for non-customers in two states, and it is now going back to ...

Chase Tests $5 ATM Fee

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bank customers could face $5 ATM fees. In Illinois, JPMorgan Chase is testing $5 fees for non-customers, in Texas, it's $4. If the trial runs make ...

Ask the Expert: How Can I Save Money on Checking Account Overdraft Fees?

Richard Barrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Barrington

Q: I'm looking for a new checking account because the overdraft fees at my bank are killing me. It's a $30 fine every time I overdraft the account. Am...

In The UK, Charity Starts At The ATM

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

LONDON — Please take your cash. Now how about giving some money to charity? Britain's government said Wednesday it is considering plans which w...

The END Of Free Checking May Be Upon Us

latimes.com | Rick Rothacker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The good news for bank customers this summer is that new federal rules should cut down on unexpected overdraft fees. The bad news is that banks are...

Wells Fargo Free Checking CANCELED Before New Bank Rules Take Effect

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wells Fargo & Co., the U.S. bank with the largest branch network, eliminated free checking accounts for new customers as firms prepare for stricter co...

Don't Pay Fees for a Checking Account

Rob Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rob Rubin

There are simply too many other options available -- including community banks and credit unions -- to accept paying fees for a checking account. Here are some simple tips to avoid common charges.

Friday Talking Points [124] -- How's That Libertarian Thingie Workin' Out For Ya?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We certainly have a lot of ground to cover this week, so let's dig right in. I'd like to start with a declaration, though: Bristol Palin is now fair g...

Arthur Delaney

Ben Nelson Explains ATM Issue, Says He Does Know The Difference Between 'A Hologram And A Barcode'

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Why can't Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) get a vote on his amendment to limit what he calls the "legal thievery" of ATM fees? Is it because members of the S...

Senators Don't Take Position On Limiting ATM Charges Because They DON'T USE ATMS

Omaha World-Herald | Joseph Morton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, has been fighting unsuccessfully this week for a vote on his proposal to limit the fees charged for using the ATM of a financ...

Protecting Consumers From Unfair ATM Fees

Sen. Tom Harkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sen. Tom Harkin

Currently, there is no limit on what the operator of an ATM can charge a consumer for using that machine. This is unfair and it is a policy we must address head on.