fees

Best Money Tips: Sneaky Fees That Are Costing You Thousands

Today we found some fantastic articles on sneaky fees that are costing you thousands, things to do before you refinance, and companies to email for coupons.

Are You Paying These 6 Unfair Banking Fees?

Fees here, fees there, banking fees everywhere. Cut the expense of banking and other financial services by shopping smart and choosing fee-free.

8 Airline Fees That Are Actually Worth Paying

Is paying more for extra airline services ever worth it? Sure, especially if the miles — or your legs — are long. Here are eight fees that are worth the cost.

Watch Out for These 4 Sneaky Charges on Your Monthly Bills

Some businesses will try to slip unfair fees onto your bill. Watch for these extras on your statements to be certain you're only paying what you owe.

Is Your Hotel Hiding These 5 Fees in Your Bill?

Hotels have followed the airlines into the business of fee inflation. Here are the fees to look for before you book — and how to avoid them once you arrive.

Use a Business Budget Checklist to Capture Fleeing Cash

This year, resolve to take charge of your business spending.

Best Money Tips: Avoiding Hidden Travel Fees

Today we found some awesome articles on avoiding hidden travel fees, negotiating your starting salary, and frugal dates you will never forget.

5 Ways to Raise Your Rates and Keep Your Clients

Every service provider dreams of higher rates. Unfortunately, asking for higher rates is every service provider's nightmare.

How Much?! A Breakdown of Concert Ticket Prices

Where does the money go when you buy a concert ticket? And what's with all the service charges? Learn exactly what your ticket purchase is paying for.

6 Common Small Business Money Leaks And How To Plug Them

Let a few dollars leak here and a few dollars leak there, and pretty soon it's a torrent of dollars rushing away.

New Tools for the Unbanked

Lack of access to the banking system has been an expensive burden on the poor. Just recently, a surge in new financial products make it a lot less expensive to be unbanked.

That Sneaky Bank Almost Got Me

Rule number one for avoiding bank fees? Pay attention. (But it also helps to have a little luck.)

Avoid Bank Fees

How do you avoid bank fees? Read the stuff from your bank and understand what services are free and what services aren't.

The Overdraft Protection Racket: Why Banks Want You To Overdraw, And How You Can Get Your Money Back.

I know banks are hurting for money right now, but no more than the rest of us. And one aspect of modern banking that I find most disturbing is how banks allow you to go overdrawn s

Watch out for new credit card "policies" - CHASE card holders already hit with fees

The other day as I was going through my monthly process of paying bills, I noticed one of my credit cards suddenly had an increase in the minimum payment by double. Additionally,

Everything you should know about getting a credit card but didn’t have a clue to ask

The fine print on credit card offers is not terribly easy to understand, especially if you have not encountered all of the possible scenarios that generate interest charges and fee

Credit Card Companies Still Evil; Congress Surprised

Credit card companies are all kinds of evil. I know it, you know it. Now Congress knows it. [more]

Looking for Love (Online)

Ack! Valentine's Day is here, and you're without a date! What to do? I used to get a few single friends together, drink champagne, and watch Sex in the City. [more]