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7 Ways To Avoid Paying Bank Fees

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 09.24.2012 | Money

If free checking accounts were animals, they'd be on the World Wildlife Fund's list of endangered species. According to a new survey from Bankrate...

Catherine New

Credit Unions Can Thank WaMu For Kicking Off Bank Exodus

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 08.02.2012 | Money

Long before Occupy Wall Street protesters were doling out Big Bank Haterade, Main Street customers were steadily moving their money out of banks and i...

Small Print Now Easier To Read At Wells Fargo

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 07.02.2012 | Money

Bank fees are still costly -- and going up at many banks. Yet a growing number of big banks are using clearer labeling to help consumers to add up the...

Catherine New

FDIC Says It Will Investigate Payday Loans Made By Banks

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 06.02.2012 | Money

Federal regulators are launching an investigation into a shadowy practice that banks don't like to advertise: inhouse payday loans. These high-interes...

Senate Bill Would Restrict Banks Overdraft Charges

New York Times | ANDREW MARTIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the latest attack on overdraft fees charged by banks, Christopher J. Dodd, the Connecticut Democrat who heads the Senate Banking Committee, introdu...