3 On Your Side: Avoiding ATM Fees3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has advice so that you can trim the amount of money you spend to use your money.
3 On Your Side: Philadelphia Area Pays Highest Bank FeesA 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.
New Study Finds Philadelphia Banks Charge Highest ATM Fees In NationATM 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.
3 On Your Side: Government Investigating Costly Bank FeesThe 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.
Bank Fees Prompt Customer Surge At Credit UnionsPhiladelphia Federal Credit Union opened 1,400 new accounts last month, 400 more than normal.
BLOG: Banks To Drop Planned Debit Card Fees
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.
3 On Your Side: Avoiding Bank FeesNew 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.
BLOG: Bank of America Hikes Customer Fees
Some Banks Are Still Keeping Account Fees HiddenBanks 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