- You might be able to stay where you are on certain conditions. Find out what this is. You might have to add direct deposit, maintain a minimum balance, or so on. You might be able to ask also.
- Do as I have done, and join a credit union!
- “Consider a pre-paid debit card.” I don’t know if I agree with Daily Worth on this, but then again I’ve never had or even considered a pre-paid debit card.
- “Try an online bank. Ally Bank, PerkStreet Financial, ING Direct, SmartyPig—some newer institutions may offer better deals, and you may not need to leave your current bank to take advantage of a free debit card.”
What are you going to do if your bank starts adding fees?
Also check out Learnvest’s article about all the fees that numerous banks are about to charge, here.