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The bank is considering a plan to offer a new checking account that won't allow overdrafts of any kind. It would be optional for bank customers.
Many banks have stopped preapproving homebuyers for a loan.
Internet banking is convenient, cheaper and secure. But depositors should take a few precautions before signing up for an online account.
Mortgage servicers still have plenty of incentive to foreclose, and cities and states are looking to protect consumers -- with some results they didn't anticipate.
It may not involve a lot of paperwork or face-to-face interactions, but rest assured, the appeal of cold hard cash is proving hard to dull.
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