The cost of banking is going up — and lending institutions are finding ways to tack new fees onto checking and other accounts.
Bankrate.com reported recently that charges for use of bank accounts have reached an all-time high this year.
Whether it's higher costs for using ATMs at other banks, monthly "maintenance fees" averaging more than $5, or overdraft charges of $30 or more, bank customers are paying more to get access to their money.
The survey by Bankrate.com found that 72 percent of customers said they'd change banks if their fees went up — would it cause you to switch?
Does more of your money every month go toward banking fees?