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VIDEO: The Call for Banks to Improve Disclosures, Overdraft Fee Practices

by June 5, 2013 at 3:59 pm 0 comments

Checking accounts are a “fundamental product” for consumers, but that doesn’t stop some banks from falling short in their disclosures and, more importantly, engaging in abusive overdraft fee practices, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts. Interestingly, this call for improved overdraft practices comes as overdraft revenue drops at financial institutions.Read More

Forthcoming App WINK Aims to Help Bank Customers Avoid Fees

Forthcoming App WINK Aims to Help Bank Customers Avoid Fees

by January 15, 2013 at 9:57 am 2 comments

For many consumers, the task of managing finances and developing smarter spending habits while avoiding overdraft fees remains a challenge. A solution is on its way, and it is called WINK, an app that is being designed to simplify personal finance, according to founder & CEO Matthew Irwin. Watch the company’s  slightlyRead More