Comment of the Day: Bank of America's Debit-Card Fees
We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them.
So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even.
This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involving wit, clarity and whatever else we feel like at the moment.
We looked at Bank of America's controversial new debit-card fees, saying that if they had just charged them from the beginning -- like cell-phone companies did with text messaging, which costs them nothing to provide -- there'd be no hoopla.
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A reader chimed in.
Jim C wrote:
Well, it's not like people don't have a choice. They can always go back to using cash and checks. Or switch to a bank that can handle money better than Bank of America. Which, as it turns out, would be any other bank IN America.
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