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Bank Fees Are On The Rise

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 - 5:02 AM
Overall, only 35% of checking accounts don't have monthly fees -- compared to nearly 39% at the end of 2011. Those percentages vary greatly between small and large banks, with about 46% of small banks offering checking accounts without monthly fees -- compared to 21% of big banks.

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Don't forget that free checking is still easy to get at internet banks and credit unions. Also, most reward checking accounts (all that have the Kasasa brand) are free with no monthly fees.
Ken TuminKen Tumin5,471 posts since
Nov 29, 2009
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1. Tuesday, August 14, 2012 - 2:06 PM
From students getting right out of college to owners of companies, it seems these days it’s become more confusing than ever to dissect the litany of savings accounts that are out there in the marketplace.    With many checking accounts earning nothing or next to zero, the question keeps coming up around what is the best type of savings account to put your money into these days.     With that thought in mind, let’s breakdown the different types of savings accounts so you can figure out which one is right for you.

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Ted Jenkin, CFP®, AAMS®, AWMA®, CRPC®, CMFC®, CRPS®

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