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…

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.