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Overdraft fees outrageous at banks, along with other charges

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A recent report indicates that bank overdraft fees have increased to more than $31 billion dollars in a current fiscal year. Certified Public Accountant Bob Martin explains why bank fees are increasing to such levels and what you can do to avoid being a victim of these expensive fees.

What are some ways to avoid overdraft fees?

- Get overdraft protection
- Put funds buffer in checking account
- Use computer software to track
- Learn your bank's overdraft policies

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