When big banks make big changes we don't like, it's easy to feel helpless. But the truth is that raising your voice can make a real difference.
by: Emily Guy Birken | channel: Banking
Account fees have become big business for banks and a major drain on consumers’ pocketbooks. Protect your balance by avoiding these 12 common fees.
by: Miranda Marquit | channel: Banking
Whether you have a problem with credit-card debt or just want a new way to budget, it might be time to go for the green.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Budgeting
Sure, you can adhere to all of your bank's (potentially ridiculous) rules to avoid rising fees...or you can start searching for a new bank.
by: Little House | channel: Banking
Rule number one for avoiding bank fees? Pay attention. (But it also helps to have a little luck.)
by: Philip Brewer | channel: Banking, Consumer Affairs
Learn how to ensure that your new financial services help, and don't harm, your business's profits.
by: Julie Rains | channel: Banking, Entrepreneurship, Small Business Resource Center
My bank charged me almost $100 in overdraft fees, even though my bank statement never went negative. As one of my colleagues here at Wise Bread reported last week, banks use this s
by: Sierra Black | channel: Banking, Consumer Affairs
How do you avoid bank fees? Read the stuff from your bank and understand what services are free and what services aren't.
by: Philip Brewer | channel: Personal Finance, Banking
Have good credit? A low APR on your credit cards? Always pay your bills on time? That's not going to stop your credit card company from jacking up your rate whenever they feel like
by: Andrea Karim | channel: Credit Cards, Debt Management
Last week, I closed a no-maintenance-fee account because I was charged a hefty you-haven’t-deposited-any-money-lately fee a/k/a dormant account fee. I offered to make a deposit in exchange for a fee waiver; no way was the response. [more]
by: Julie Rains | channel: Personal Finance
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