Some banks are already charging a monthly fee to those who use debit cards, and now the second-largest bank is trying it out.
The mega-retailer will now cash a wider variety of preprinted checks. It's a clever way to get people with ready money into their stores.
Banks cut interest rates on deposits as cash flows in, and some borrowing costs are expected to rise.
A survey shows that banks are still lugging in big bucks off our mistakes. It doesn't have to be that way, but it is up to you.
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.
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Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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