I read an article about a woman who tried living without her bank and credit cards for one month, relying on prepaid cards and other places for financial services. Her total of fees was far more than I pay myself.
Please note the following segment contains graphic violence. As a teen I was noted for my ability to write extremely bloody and gory scenes. I have yet to reveal these talents to the general public. You are the first, and this one is mild.
The July 1st law requiring banks to offer "opt-in" Overdraft Protection has many news articles focusing on Overdraft Fees. In all the hullabulloo however, they forget to mention NSF fees, an equally important thing to look into.
Year after year when tax time comes around new articles pop up touting this or that tax break that you might miss. There's lots of lamenting about having to file, yet all the moaning and groaning really is for naught. Tax filing should be easy!