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When you open a checking account, ask the bank for a printed copy of its fee schedule. It just might stun you. You'll quickly realize how costly it can be to ask the bank for a duplicate statement, a cashier's check, a stop payment or a host of other services you may need.
Here's a rundown of some of the more common services associated with checking accounts for which banks charge a fee. We aren't listing the actual fees because they vary from bank to bank and year to year.
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