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Los Angeles approved ID cards for undocumented immigrants, saying they'll help immigrants engage in civic life. But could the cards set them up as targets for INS?
Free Checking Accounts Inch Toward Extinction As Cost Of Banking Rises
According to a new survey from Bankrate.com, only 39 percent of banks today offer non-interest checking accounts free of
A Year After Debit Reform, Consumers Benefit Even as Banks Cast False Blame
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While the average American is making less and the income gap widens, profits in the banking industry are higher than they were pre-recession.
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Credit Card Borrowing For Everyday Living Expenses On The Rise
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Wells Fargo Fee Disclosures: Bank Joins Chase, TD Bank With Shorter Forms
For example, at Wells Fargo a basic checking account cost $7 per month in monthly service fees--compared to $10 for a similar
TCF Bank Brings Back Free Checking, Without Free Checks
TCF joins several other renegade banks in offering free checking including PNC, TIAA Direct, Ally and ING, which has the
Cash Dying As Credit Card Payments Predicted To Grow In Volume: Report
"Card statements give me an idea of where I am spending money, and I can easily check the last time I did something, like
High-Yield Checking Accounts Identified By Bankrate Survey
An annual survey from Bankrate.com, a website that tracks financial rates, identified 57 banks or credit unions in the United
Five Myths About Prepaid Cards
Prepaid cards are everywhere these days, quickly replacing cash and checks as the fastest way to transfer money. If you're
FarmVille Gets Its Own American Express Prepaid Card
On Tuesday, the financial services company announced the launch of a new FarmVille-branded prepaid card as part of its Zynga
Wells Fargo To End All Free Checking Accounts By August
Wells Fargo is based in San Francisco and acquired Wachovia during the 2008 financial crisis. The merger brought the Wells
U.S. Bank Is The Latest To Raise Overdraft Fees
"This change is part of an overall review of our deposit fees which will include the elimination of other fees," said bank
Chase Liquid: JPMorgan Chase's New Play For Low-Income Customers
Chase said earlier this year that customers who have less than $100,000 in deposits and investments were not helping the
Josh Crawford Has Not Had A Bank Account In More Than A Decade And Likes It That Way
To do that, he uses Visa prepaid cards, loaded up with values of $50 to $500, when he needs to make an online transaction
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NerdWallet: Free Checking Account Finder Locates No Fee Services, High Interest Accounts
"By answering up to 10 simple questions, NerdWallet identifies the checking account with the lowest fees by matching your
Bank Fee Nightmare: Fifth Third Account Reopened, Fees Piled Up
"This was a unique situation," Stephanie Honan, assistant vice president and public relations manager for Fifth Third, told
Swipe Fee Fallout Has Small Banks Relishing Rare Advantage Over Wall Street
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