FTC proposes new rule to increase transparency around junk fees

Oct 11, 2023
One area particularly hard hit by these extra charges: apartment rent. And the fees aren't always disclosed before tenants sign the lease.
The proposed FTC rule would require landlords and management companies to tell prospective tenants about extra fees, like for filing online maintenance requests or calculating each apartment’s share of the utilities, before they sign a lease.
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Is the curtain dropping on 'hidden fees' for concert tickets?

Jun 16, 2023
Two major ticket industry companies have pledged to make pricing more transparent, if not cheaper.
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A push for transparency in healthcare pricing

Mar 27, 2015
Prices often remain a mystery in the $3 trillion a year healthcare sector.

ATM fees continue to rise

Sep 29, 2014
Banks are making money by charging fees to customers of other banks.

Where all those charges on your phone bill come from

Aug 18, 2014
A bunch of them are taxes - and a bunch are extra fees that just look like taxes.