checking

Your bank's been acquired: Should you stay?

Transactions and services
Next
3 of 8
Back
text

If you've got a safe-deposit box or occasionally pick up money orders or make wire transfers from your bank, learn what the new parent company charges for those services -- and, in some cases, if they offer them at all.

If the fees are higher, let the manager know you are considering taking your business elsewhere. New bank owners are typically eager to keep customers, so you can sometimes talk them into waiving fees for at least a short while -- especially if you show interest in other services they offer.


 

 

advertisement

Show Bankrate's community sharing policy
          Connect with us
advertisement
advertisement

Ask Dr. Don

Use bonds for school, avoid tax?

Dear Dr. Don, This is a bad news, good news situation that I'm asking about. I just received several Series EE and Series I savings bonds. I am the so-called payable-on-death beneficiary on the bonds. My mom, who purchased... Read more

advertisement

Connect with us