Brevity by Dan Thompson for October 29, 2020

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    rekam Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    Find another bank.

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    eromlig  almost 2 years ago

    Our “popular rates”? Well, we like ’em!

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    Say What Now‽ Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    “Let me write a check for that.”

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    The Reader Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    It’s always about them, isn’t it?

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    gopher gofer  almost 2 years ago

    the customer doesn’t appear to have any interest…

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    jpayne4040  almost 2 years ago

    And her name would be Karen of course.

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    Darryl Heine  almost 2 years ago


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    pathamil  almost 2 years ago

    Is this a blonde joke?

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    SusanSunshine Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    Is she surprised?

    Most banks around here have charged fees for checking accounts for years.

    I have a couple of free ones, but they’re getting scarce.


    One bank started “charging” a fee on paper, a few years ago, but said I “qualified” for “fee waivers.”

    Since then, the invisible fee has crept up from something like $2.50 to $24 a month…. but my 10 transactions a month kept it free.


    They’ve suddenly announced an outrageous new minimum balance requirement… something like $7,000, at no interest!

    Starting in a few weeks, if it ever dips below that, even for moments, I have to actually pay the $24.


    The way a checking account works, is that the bank gets your income, basically borrowing it from you at no interest…

    They make money with it, while handing it back to you in secure little bits so you can pay stores and bills.


    Now they want me to pay them $24 a month for using my money, unless they get $7,000 to play with at every moment.

    Buh bye, bank… it’s been swell.

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    cuzinron47  almost 2 years ago

    That sounds like one of those payday loan operations, with 250% APR.

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    corpcasselbury  almost 2 years ago

    I’m glad my bank isn’t like that. Yeesh!

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