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Bank Fees Creeping Up Again, Report Says

Posted on 06/7/2012 by | Money and Work | Comments

Bulletin Today | Money & SavingsRemember when we heard all those stories about bank customers whose accounts were overdrawn by as little as $5, yet they were charged up to $35 in fees for each transaction made when accounts were empty? Bank fees are back in the news. After two years of holding roughly steady, it turns out that bank charges for overdrafts are starting to creep up again, according to a report released Thursday. The Consumer Federation of America examined the fees and practices of …