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    Burned by bad check? Fight back

    If you deposit a bad check into your bank account, you’ve lost that money. Here’s how to fight back.

    5 min read Oct 04, 2005
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    Float and Check 21

    Thanks to Check 21, the old-fashioned float is disappearing, and that could cost you big in bounced checks.

    3 min read Apr 07, 2005
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    Protecting your money

    The FDIC covers your bank account up to $250,000, and you can be covered for more.

    2 min read Apr 01, 2005
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    ATM fees

    Banks pull in over $2 billion in ATM fees each year. Don’t let them snatch your hard-earned money so easily!

    2 min read Apr 01, 2005
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    Patriot Act compliance

    The Patriot Act’s effect on banking may seem Orwellian, but there are ways to protect your privacy.

    2 min read Apr 01, 2005
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    How to avoid fees

    You have to know the fees if you want to bypass them. Here’s a rundown of common, and easily dodged, fees.

    2 min read Apr 01, 2005
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