Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive

News Now

CU System
IWash. PostKiplingersI Avoid overdraft fees bank at a CU
WASHINGTON (10/7/09)--Consumers should bank at a credit union to avoid costly overdraft fees, said a personal finance columnist for Kiplinger’s, whose column was reprinted in The Washington Post Sunday. In a column titled “Three Ways to Avoid Overdraft Fees,” Joan Goldwasser tells readers that one way is to “bank at a credit union or small bank.” Goldwasser writes: “‘Credit unions have the lowest fees and require the lowest balances,’ says Ed Mierzwinski of the consumer advocacy group U.S. PIRG. And small community banks make it easier to decline overdraft protection. If your bank doesn't let you opt out, find one that does.” To read the column, use the link.
Other Resources

RSS print
News Now LiveWire
September is National Preparedness Month. Read how your CU can get ready in #NewsNow #NPM @AgilityRecovery @Readygov
4 hours ago
Bay Area #creditunions featured in @SFBusinessTimes article http://t.co/SE7W81Ulia
6 hours ago
#NewsNow: 8 CU advisory board, new senior leaders named at @CFPB. http://t.co/EPKgHEDRRN
8 hours ago
#NewsNow: @FTC warns of government impostor scams. http://t.co/MMWBOcrqwJ
8 hours ago
Registration open for @CUNAMutualGroup's Discovery Conference #NewNow http://t.co/CATF0j9ct1
8 hours ago