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Monthly Archives: June 2011

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

  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 erase fees, meaning more consumers will be paying a monthly fee. This is not a   …Continue Reading There Is Freedom from Big Banks Fee-dom

A New Level of Scare Tactic Posted on Jun 14

  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 up the fear to the level of one received through our Office email this past   …Continue Reading A New Level of Scare Tactic