Category Archives: Nickled and Dimed

There are many ways the financial system has taken money from you

Credit Cards

Usurious Returns on Phantom Money: The Credit Card Gravy Train  February 14, 2014 by Ellen Brown The credit card business is now the banking industry’s biggest cash cow, and it’s largely due to lucrative hidden fees.  You pay off your credit … Continue reading

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New York Times : 401K, mutual fund, brokerage fees have cost you tens of thousands of dollars

Give Fees an Inch, and They’ll Take a Mile March 1, 2014. Jeff Sommer. New York Times. [I’ve shortened and paraphrased much of the article, go to the link above to see the full article. My comments are in brackets] … Continue reading

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