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No such thing as free checking?

Jan 23, 2018
Bank of America is eliminating free checking for customers who keep low balances. Free-checking accounts are getting harder to find. Instead, more banks are offering customers accounts with an upfront fee. How will these changes affect consumers who already have limited access to bank services?

Wal-Mart: From 'low prices' to fast banking

Sep 24, 2014
Wal-Mart will now provide checking accounts with no minimum balance or fees.

Bank of America backs off fees, again

Dec 3, 2012
After reversing a plan last year to charge a monthly fee for debit cards, Bank of America reportedly is delaying new checking account fees.

Overdraft America

May 3, 2012
Bank overdraft rules are poorly understood, especially by two groups: the young and low-income consumers.

Chase clarifies checking account fees

Dec 15, 2011
Three banks unveil a new three-page checking account guide. Experts hope a new era of simplified disclosure will follow.