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Banking Fees

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.

Are Hidden Bank Fees Ripping You Off?

Dedrick Muhammad | Posted 03.27.2013 | Black Voices
Dedrick Muhammad

A lack of transparency and disclosure around bank fees has created prohibitive barriers that keep many people from fully taking advantage of banks.

Bank Of America Just Lost A $170 Million Customer

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 08.09.2012 | Business

Bank of America may have millions of customers, but the government of Brockton, Mass., is no longer one of them. Brockton is divesting its municipa...

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...

Profile of Early-Adopters: Low-Income African-American Women With Kids and No College

Patrice Peyret | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Patrice Peyret

People adopting online financial services are ahead of the curve. And people adopting newer, alternative services are true early adopters.

New Debit Fee Cap Could Mean Higher Prices For Consumers

AP | By EILEEN AJ CONNELLY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — A proposed cap on the fees that banks charge for debit card transactions would substantially reduce the cost for businesses. But it's...

Capitalism for All?

Matt Fellowes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Matt Fellowes

American consumers are needlessly losing hundreds of billions of dollars in unnecessary banking and checking fees, inflated interest rates, and missed opportunities.

Banks' Fee Bonanza From Stress Tests

Financial Times | Francesco Guerrera, Anuj Gangahar and Saskia Scholtes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The completion of US banking "stress tests" has unleashed a fee bonanza for Wall Street, with financial institutions set to earn more than $500m in ju...