Here’s Why It’s So Hard to Get Free Checking Anymore..
by Rich Smith
2013 is turning out to be a banner year for bank customers — in a bad way.
According to a recent survey by personal finance website Bankrate.com (RATE), this year has already seen record highs set for the amounts that banks charge their customers for ATM fees, overdraft fees, and monthly maintenance fees — just for keeping a bank account open.
According to Bankrate’s 2013 Checking Survey, here’s how much you can expect a run-of-the-mill, name-brand bank to ding you for run-of-the-mill operations … read full article