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5 ways to beat higher bank fees

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Beating the bank

Banking can be a battle.

From account maintenance fees to penalties for infrequent debit card use, many consumers regularly fight against unexpected expenses in their monthly statements and frustratingly low interest rates.

As many banks work to boost their profits in the face of new consumer protection legislation through fees and additional requirements and restrictions, now is the time to get smart about your financial strategies for success. Here are five ways that you can beat the bank and keep more of your money.


 

 

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