Bank fees costing you more

October 28, 2008 7:49:21 AM PDT
You may be spending more to keep your money in the bank. A new survey finds that fees for bounced checks and withdrawing cash from an out-of-network ATM rose again this year.

The average cost of using another bank's ATM is now $3.43 while a bounced check now costs an average of $28.95. That's up two-and-a-half percent from a year ago.

However, more banks are offering free checking accounts.

The survey was based on information from nearly 250 banks and thrifts in the nation's 25 largest cities.


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