Tag: fees

A few dollars here, a few more there. Fees may not seem like a big deal when you look at them individually, but the amount of money you spend to use everything from your bank accounts to your credit cards can have a big impact on your bottom line. We look at fees from around your financial world to help you avoid added charges and save big.

Credit card fees mean higher cost going in

Are High Credit Card Fees Worth It for Rewards?

Oct 03, 2016 | Meghan Alard

A new credit card offers big rewards in exchange for a whopping $450 annual fee. We explain how to weigh the benefits of a credit card versus its cost.

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Paying for college with a credit card

Paying for College with a Credit Card

Sep 07, 2016 | Meghan Alard

Credit card convenience fees aren’t the only problem that comes with paying college tuition by credit card. Interest charges put you at high risk.

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Crunching numbers on installment agreement fees

IRS Revises Installment Agreement Fees

Aug 29, 2016 | Meghan Alard

The new 2017 structure for installment agreement fees offers serious incentives to set up IAs and make payments online in the form of lower fees.

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Are You in the Know on Credit Card Fees and Rewards?

Jun 08, 2016 | Meghan Alard

If you don’t fully understand credit card rewards and fees before you apply for a new card, you could be using credit inefficiently and losing money.

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Chase: No Credit Backup on Overdrafts

Jun 06, 2016 | Meghan Alard

Chase banking customers should take note that the company is changing its policy that allows a credit card to be used for account overdraft protection.

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Payday Overdraft Fees Average $185

May 16, 2016 | Meghan Alard

Multiple automated payment requests in a day can drive up overdraft fees on a payday loan. Know what you’re getting into before you borrow for a quick fix.

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Should You Use a Credit Card to Pay Taxes?

Apr 07, 2016 | Meghan Alard

Convenience fees and high interest charge make paying tax debt to the IRS more expensive and not worth the benefits even with a rewards credit card.

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Child Support with a Credit Card

Feb 24, 2016 | Meghan Alard

Paying child support by credit card may be convenient, but added convenience fees and high interest charges for cash advances could hurt your budget.

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Should You Split Your Bank Accounts?

Dec 16, 2015 | Michael Koretzky

Many Americans find benefits in splitting their money between two banks in order to maximize the financial benefits they receive from their accounts.

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Louisville Corrections May Hire a Collection Agency

Apr 22, 2015 | Meghan Alard

Louisville Corrections Department in Kentucky is considering hiring a private collection agency to collect booking fees that prisoners owe to the jail.

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