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Fewer college students are carrying credit cards

April 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MOORHEAD, Minn. Regan Whitney is in no way plastic shy. With one credit and two debit cards, Whitney, a junior at Concordia College, feels she is a bit more financially literate than many of her peers. Continue Reading

Wal-Mart, American Express team on prepaid card

October 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and American Express are rolling out a prepaid card that they say offers unique services designed to help shoppers manage and control their everyday finances. Continue Reading

Part-time nanny helps end Bank of America fee

November 3, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

When Bank of America announced that it would begin charging debit card users a $5 monthly fee, Katchpole got mad and started an online petition. More than 300,000 people signed it. Continue Reading

Lawmakers seek probe on banks’ new debit card fees

October 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Democratic lawmakers are asking the Justice Department to investigate whether Bank of America and other major banks improperly worked together to charge customers new monthly fees for using their debit cards. Continue Reading

TCF Financial suit warns of own ‘massive dislocation’ with debit-card transaction fee limit

November 6, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

It is becoming much clearer why TCF is fighting the Fed. Based on new court filings, the bank’s entire business model may be at stake.
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