If you're still shelling out for any of these 16 commonly free things, you're throwing your money away.
With so many banks — and credit unions! — vying for your business, it can be hard to choose. Here's how to find the bank that works for you.
Would you dance? See what happens when ATM users bust a move to get their cash fee-free.
Get hit with a bank overdraft fee? Put on your negotiation face to remove that fee, and then follow this simple plan to make sure it doesn't happen again.
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.
Account fees have become big business for banks and a major drain on consumers’ pocketbooks. Protect your balance by avoiding these 12 common fees.
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.
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.
Rule number one for avoiding bank fees? Pay attention. (But it also helps to have a little luck.)
Learn how to ensure that your new financial services help, and don't harm, your business's profits.
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
How do you avoid bank fees? Read the stuff from your bank and understand what services are free and what services aren't.
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
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]
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