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12 Annoying Bank Fees and How to Avoid Them

In recent years, we’ve seen a lot about the rising costs associated with banking. Looking for ways to increase profits, banks are turning to fees at an increasing rate. Indeed, fees represent one of the major sources of revenue for many banks, and a recent survey from MoneyRates.com points out that fees are in fact on the rise.

Some fees, such as overdraft fees, are obvious, while others might be a bit sneaky. In any case, it’s important to pay attention to the terms and conditions of your account, and check your statements and communications from your bank for information about fees.

If you have any questions about fees related to your account, speak with a teller or other bank representative. In the meantime, though, keep an eye out for these 12 annoying bank fees, and do your best to avoid them.