10 Annoying Bank Fees—and How to Avoid Them

Avoid getting slapped with unnecessary fees, like charges for returned mail and foreign transactions.

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Now that you are aware of these fees, you can take steps to avoid the ones putting a strain on your finances.

Clarified on 08/15/2012: An earlier version of this article misstated TD Bank's policy for paper statements. The bank offers a $1 discount on maintenance fees for certain accounts that don't receive a paper statement.