overdraft charges

Overdraft Fees Remain High Despite Fed Rules

A year after the Federal Reserve enacted new rules to rein in abusive bank overdraft practices, fees remain high and some institutions actually have slapped on additional penalties, according to a new survey by the Consumer Federation of America.

How to Tell If It's Time to Switch Banks

The consumer advocates at the Center for Responsible Lending have released a checklist of tough questions people should ask their banks to make sure their needs are being met -- and and to ensure they aren't paying unnecessary fees.

New bank laws mean new bank fees

Now that the CARD Act as well as legislation requiring banks to give customers a choice about overdraft fees is in place, banks have begun responding...

Overdraft anger? Call Congress

If you're fed up with overdraft fees, you're not alone. During a telephone press conference held earlier this afternoon, which I sat in on, Consumer...