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3 On Your Side: Avoiding ATM Fees

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has advice so that you can trim the amount of money you spend to use your money.



Chase Extends Fee Waivers To Wednesday

Chase announced Sunday that it would extend its automatic fee waivers until Wednesday, Nov. 7th.



BLOG: Chase Bank Waives Fees Until 11/5

By Jim Donovan:  As the clean-up after Hurricane Sandy continues, Chase has extended automatic fee waivers for consumers and small business customers in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode […]


Banks Waive Fees Following Sandy

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3 On Your Side: Philadelphia Area Pays Highest Bank Fees

A new survey finds consumers are facing more “fee” than “free” when it comes to banking and checking services. As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us, people in our area are often charged the most in the nation.


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New Study Finds Philadelphia Banks Charge Highest ATM Fees In Nation

ATM fees are at a record-high, according to a new study. And that study finds, in Philadelphia, banks charge their own customers the highest fee in the nation for using a non-network ATM.


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3 On Your Side: Government Investigating Costly Bank Fees

The government’s new consumer watchdog agency is launching an investigation into costly overdraft fees charged by big banks, and the investigation could result in new rules or even lawsuits if banks are accused of violating consumer laws.


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Bank Fees Prompt Customer Surge At Credit Unions

Philadelphia Federal Credit Union opened 1,400 new accounts last month, 400 more than normal.



BLOG: Banks To Drop Planned Debit Card Fees

By Jim Donovan: Chase and Wells Fargo are joining the list of banks that won’t be charging customers to use their debit cards, as the backlash over Bank of America’s planned $5 monthly fee continues. […]


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Expert Says Switching Banks May Not Be The Solution To Avoid Debit Card Fees

“Credit unions operate their financial services through banks, so the banks will charge the credit unions the higher fees and guess what? The credit unions are going to pass them on to you.” finance professor Christopher Coyne says.


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3 On Your Side: Avoiding Bank Fees

New fees from some big banking names have some consumers fired up. The good news is that there are other options and strategies to keep more money in your wallet.


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BLOG: Bank of America Hikes Customer Fees

By Jim Donovan: Bank of America customers are waking up to new fees this morning. Beginning today Bank of America will raise the monthly charge on its most popular checking account, called MyAccess, from $8.95 […]


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Some Banks Are Still Keeping Account Fees Hidden

Banks are supposed to outline fees anytime a customer asks for a list, but a survey by the Public Interest Research Group found that’s not always the case.


BLOG: Citizens Bank To Charge New Fees

By Jim Donovan: If you’re a customer of Citizens Bank, beware of some new fees that are coming down the pike. Beginning on December 5th Citizens Bank customers who have a Personal Green Checking account […]