posted on Nov, 3 2011 @ 11:33 PM
Originally posted by aaron2209
Not quite on time but am opening up an account with a mutual bank tomorrow morning (5th) and closing my existing accounts the following Monday.
Banking system isn't quite the same here in Aust as in bail outs and what not but the general gist is the same i.e. Big banks screwing customers to
I threatened to close my account with Westpac once, when they decided to introduce monthly fees on the account I had been with for years that I
specifically chose because it had no monthly fees, and was laughed at over the phone by the witch on the other end.
They don't care... they still make billions in profit each year...
Unless EVERYONE did it, and they wont, the banks just thumb their noses at us peons.
I miss the old days of an actual Pay Packet. No banks, money in a sealed paper package...
no damn fees to take it out or use it, and best of all, you dont just hear about your pay, you feel it. It's tangible. It makes you more aware that
what you have is important, and not something that is as simple as a swipe of plastic.