Everything You Need to Know About Overdraft Fees…

January 30th, 2012

Don’t like keeping all of your money stuffed underneath the mattress? That could cost you a pretty penny.

Banks collected $29.5 billion in overdraft fees last year, or $124.08 per American adult, according to a new infographic by Mint.com. And those are far from the only fees imposed on customers. As of October 2010, half of

How Fares the Dream?

January 16th, 2012

“I have a dream,” declared Martin Luther King, in a speech that has lost none of its power to inspire. And some of that dream has come true. When King spoke in the summer of 1963, America was a nation that denied basic rights to millions of its citizens, simply because their skin was the wrong color. Today racism

Bank of America Small Business Lending Under Fire

January 4th, 2012

Don’t bank on it, Bank of America cutting off loans to small business.

In an economy where every bit of capital can help or hurt a small business, is Bank of America cutting credit lines to some small businesses?

That question emerged on Tuesday after a Los Angeles Times report cited at least two small-business owners