Opt Out of Predatory Overdraft Fees

Financial Justice

New Orleans Finally Congress does the right thing, or at least some of the right things, and passes credit reform legislation, and now we have the spectacle of the federally bailed out banks desperately trying to hoodwink citizen customers into volunteering to allow their pockets to be picked. Banks have been making $40 billion in …

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Bank Overdraft Fees

Citizen Wealth Financial Justice

Dauphine Island Despite the federal investments in banking now, many of the biggest seem to be accelerating predatory practices particularly around fees.  During normal times working families stretching every penny to pay bills will occasionally bounce a check.  Who hasn’t? Banks seem to in fact count on us bouncing some checks in order to balance …

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