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Across the board, fees have skyrocketed to their highest levels on record, including assessments for such common occurrences as overdrafts (as high as $39), stop-payment actions ($39 -- double what it was 10 years ago), balance transfers (up more than 50 percent in the past year) and ATM use (nearly doubled in 10 years).
To add insult to injury, the banks blame us for their rate increases.
Originally posted by The Last Man on Earth
I don't know about the American dream, but it certainly is the capitalist's dream. You get what you grab - and they have grabbed a lot.