Is Your Bank Scamming You?

Written By:
Haley Sacks
(aka Mrs. Dow Jones)

Let's Talk Bank Scams


You don't wanna get screwed on the back end (unless you're into that…winky face!) That's why we need to talk about banks. They are honestly up to no good. They are charging fees left & right and taking advantage of how lazy we are about looking at our statements or switching banks.

But…not in this house!!

I believe a few things:

1. Leopard is a neutral

2. Dogs should be allowed on furniture

3. You should not have to pay to have a bank account!

Ok, so what do we do about it? Keep reading, I got you. 👇

4 Ways to Outsmart Banks

4 Ways to Outsmart Banks | Do Your Research

Studies show that adults on average keep the same bank account for 17 years. And I'm here to tell you, it's time for you not to fall into that average. Take a moment to reassess if your bank is right for you. What fees are you paying? What interest rates are you earning in your checking account? Do they charge you to withdraw from ATMs? Is there a minimum balance they're making you maintain?

4 Ways to Outsmart Banks | Never Pay For a Checking or Savings Account

There's so much competition in the financial industry, so I PROMISE you there's an account out there for you that won't charge you just to exist.

4 Ways to Outsmart Banks | Keep a Minimum Account Balance

I don't hate anything more than overdraft fees. Please don't let your account get to $0!

4 Ways to Outsmart Banks | Consider a Credit Union

Credit unions do have limitations but they give you the ability to save at a higher rate with no fees.