ATM fees – extortion
Ever noticed there are usually only about two tellers available when you go into a bank these days? Debit cards are one of the reasons for this cut-back. After all, you no longer need to bother the tellers to get cash. And, the banks save money. This begs the question, after all of this time, why ATM fees keep escalating. Oh, yeah, profit mongers run amok.
Check out this article on a few suggestions to avoid ATM fees. I find some, like keeping cash on hand, as unrealistic. Who wants to tool around with a wad of cash? As it is, my wallet only contains basic cash and no important cards or ID. If I hear: “Give me your wallet!” I will cheerfully hand it over. Still, there are a few interesting suggestions such as opening a checking account at your brokerage house.
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