Posts Tagged ‘fees’
Study: Philly Has Highest ATM Fees in USA

Study: Philly Has Highest ATM Fees in USA

Fer Gregory / Shutterstock Turns out, at least one of the citywide grunts you hear every day is warranted. A new study by Bankrate.com, an online aggregator of financial information, has found that Philadelphia banks charge their customers the highest rate in the country for using a “non-network ATM”—an average of $1.96. That number is what your own bank...

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Corbett Will Allow Marcellus Shale Fees, Still Technically Not Raising Taxes (Updated)

Corbett Will Allow Marcellus Shale Fees, Still Technically Not Raising Taxes (Updated)

Governor Tom Corbett has a plan, folks. After all the Librul Hysteria over fracking and the “fire water” it may or may not produce, the governor seems to be stepping back from his hard line “No taxes” pledge and today proposed an optional fee on Marcellus Shale wells. But that doesn’t mean he’s going to be the one imposing the taxes fees....

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Bank of America to Charge Fee for Using Your Debit Card

Bank of America to Charge Fee for Using Your Debit Card

Thought your dollars were becoming increasingly worthless? (Besides they’re, you know, made of paper and backed by nothing but our debt and moribund economy.) Bank of America doesn’t; in order to make offering free checking accounts viable in the marketplace, they say they need your moolah. Specifically, they want to institute a $5 monthly fee for using a...

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What’s Coming From Harrisburg Today…

What’s Coming From Harrisburg Today…

You keep hearing it, and so do we: This will be the first time since man’s innovation of fire that a Pennsylvania budget comes down the assembly line on time, in tact and without media one-liners from Ed Rendell. Plus, who doesn’t want to go on vacation, like, right now? It’s the summer. SEIU, AFSCME Reach Contract Deals Looks like the Corbett Administration...

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DAILY GRINDER: Dozens of Cats Rescued From South Philadelphia Home

If you were walking by the 2100 block of South Chadwick Street last night, yes, those were dozens of cats being taken out of that house. Yes, the place was full of “feces and urine” according to PSPCA Director of Law Enforcement George Bengal. And yes, the owner of the house “had to be doused with flea spray and put into protective gear that workers were...

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Have a Hybrid? How About a Vehicle-Mileage ‘User Fee’?

Have a Hybrid? How About a Vehicle-Mileage ‘User Fee’?

In case you were thinking buying that fuel-efficient car was the right move – both for your pocketbook, and the earth – my God, were you wrong. Because Pennsylvania Rep. Rick Geist wants to make you and your pinky-waving, tote-bagging, Prius-driving, long-term-thinking friends pay up for all the money that’s not coming in to the state. And he plans on doing...

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