7 effective ways you can tackle high fees


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Have you had it with high fees? No matter what the fee is or the company that is charging it, fighting fees comes down to understanding when fees are justified and legal, when they are not and how to fight them.

“It is a lot of responsibility on the shoulders of consumers, but it’s your money and it’s well worth fighting for,” says John Breyault, a vice president for the National Consumers League in Washington, D.C.

We asked experts in banking, communications and financial services, which are sources of questionable fees that consumers should be wary of, and got their best tips on how to fight back.

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Naomi Mannino
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Naomi Mannino is a contributing writer at Bankrate. Naomi writes about loans and banking.