A lot is still undecided, but it's pretty clear that income taxes will not rise and that Social Security will not be cut.
We still overdraw our bank account several times a year. But it's no longer a sign of our financial failure.
Nearly 2 years' worth of Social Security benefits were deposited in the wrong account, but Bank of America said it couldn't fix the problem.
Who left a receipt at an East Hamptons ATM showing a $99 million savings balance? And isn't there a better use for that cash?
The banks were expecting bad news from a final Fed vote on debit card swipe fees. But what they got instead was proof that massive lobbying pays off.
Among other suspicions, teenagers think the stock market is rigged to benefit Wall Street bankers.
A lot of these fees seem unfair and disproportionately high for the service rendered.
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