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Monthly Archives: June 2011

There Is Freedom from Big Banks Fee-dom Posted on Jun 15

There Is Freedom from Big Banks Fee-dom

Posted by: Barbara Anthony, Undersecretary of the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation     The Boston Globe has a story today outlining some new fees facing Bank of America customers. Generally, the bank is raising minimum balance standards and other requirements that would   …Continue Reading There Is Freedom from Big Banks Fee-dom

A New Level of Scare Tactic Posted on Jun 14

A New Level of Scare Tactic

Posted by: Barbara Anthony, Undersecretary of the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation     We’ve seen our share of scam emails and heard more than a few phone scams in our Office, but I don’t think we’ve ever seen a scam that ratchets   …Continue Reading A New Level of Scare Tactic