Using a Brokerage as Your Bank?

Banks have been really out to hurt the consumer – they have been levying outrageous fees, giving poor yields on savings accounts, and charging for basic services that used to be included with most accounts.  Many people have been preaching the switch to credit unions – well, I’m arguing for the switch to accounts offered […]

Stop Paying Bank Fees

2011 was the year of the bank fees.  Almost every national bank put out a proposal to raise bank fees and other types of charges.  Now that it is 2012, let’s make it the year where you stop paying exorbitant bank fees.  I stopped paying Wells Fargo’s Dumb Fees, and you should stop paying your bank’s as […]

How I Fought Back Against Wells Fargo Fees

I am an extremely frustrated Wells Fargo customer. Maybe since I’ve always been a capitalist at heart, I never really was bothered too much by bank fees, because most of the time they seemed, on some level, to make sense. However, earlier this month, I came across a fee at Wells Fargo that really made […]