Web Extra: Beat Banking Fees

Tuesday, 17 Mar 2009 | 3:30 PM ET
OTM Web Extra: Avoid Bank Fees
Bankrate.comâ??s Greg McBride offers tips for skirting those annoying bank charges, with CNBC's Carmen Wong Ulrich.

The fees your bank charges for various services and penalties have been going in one direction for the past decade: up. These charges can take a big bite out of your bottom line when put together, which is why Greg McBride of Bankrate.com has these fee fighting strategies:

1. Finding the right checking account is like finding the right spouse – compatibility is key. Look for non-interest checking accounts where fees are lower.


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