Verizon reversal caps the year of the fee

Dec 30, 2011
2011 goes down in history as the year businesses pushed too far on fees.
2011 goes down in history as the year businesses pushed too far on fees.
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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.

Transaction "infraction"

Nov 21, 2011
Be careful with your debit card this holiday season. Of course, that holds for the rest of the year. Still, it's all too easy during the hectic holiday season to overdraw your account online and at the mall. You could end up paying steep fees.

A short history of the debit card

Aug 18, 2011
The debit card has been around since 1966, which means banks have had a lot of time to figure out new ways to charge you for using your own money...

POLL: What new fees could air passengers see in 2011?

Jan 24, 2011
Passengers have become accustomed to additional airline fees. The modern traveler doesn't blink an eye at a $25 checked-baggage fee, or an $8 in-...

The reality of the Kardashian Kard

Nov 26, 2010
And this final note: Connecticut's attorney general is the latest to add his voice to a growing chorus warning kids against using the Kardashian...

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MID-DAY UPDATE: T-day air travel and the economy

Nov 24, 2010
Hey all you travelers: Today and tomorrow may be a massive headache! Steve Chiotakis talked to George Hobica of airfarewatchdog.com about how all...

Did you pay your firefighting fee?

Oct 6, 2010
This final note today, one that is sadly not ripped from the pages of The Onion. For want of a $75 fee, the Cranick family of Obion County, Tenn....