Personal Finance

5 Annoying Bank Fees, and How to Beat Them

Comments 1 Comment

Fee #1: Debit card fees

Photo by Images of Money — Slide 1 of 5

In addition to Bank of America’s big announcement, Chase and Wells Fargo have been experimenting with charging customers monthly fees to access their own money. One way to avoid this fee: Stop using your debit card for purchases. Use your credit card instead, as long as you can afford to pay your balance at the end of the month. Most banks also have gotten rid of rewards programs associated with debit cards, so using your credit card also could help you return to earning points for your purchases.

Also, maybe now is the time to switch back to good old cash?

[Tool: Quickly assess your risk of identity theft for free]

Tip 2 of 5 »

Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Please note that our comments are moderated, so it may take a little time before you see them on the page. Thanks for your patience.

Find out where you stand.
Get your FREE personalized credit report card.

Sign Up Now

Stay Connected to Our Experts

Please submit your email address to get credit & money tips & advice
from our team of 50+ experts, delivered weekly to your inbox.