Defend Yourself Against Bank Fees

Saturday's Wall Street Journal online featured this excellent article:  Ten Ways Banks Take Your Money.  Most of these fees can be avoided by using a good credit union or banking with USAA, but some small fees may start appearing on good accounts as banks and credit unions adapt to the changing economic environment.  Knowing the places to look is your best defense against paying unnecessary fees and charges.

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Kate Horrell
Kate Horrell is a military financial coach, mom of four teens, and Navy spouse. She has a background in taxes and mortgage banking, and a trove of experience helping other military families with their money. Follow her on twitter @realKateHorrell.
  • Kate, thanks for warning us about the new fees that banks will be charging.