Tag: fees

7 Common Missed Fees That You Need to Avoid

Thought we would republish this post from early 2013 as some of the information is still helpful and we’re always wanting to avoid those fees!  This past month, when I went to pay my mortgage, I noticed that they were charging me an extra $7.99 fee for paying my balance due. I thought this was …

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Are Internet Providers Going to Charge for Data Usage?

I found this image on Reddit the other day under the Cord Cutter’s thread. It was by a Comcast user who is being charged for their internet usage. I was a little alarmed at this, but not totally so. Awhile back when I was logged in to my Comcast account, I saw a little interactive box in …

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Beware of “Sleeper” Subscription and Service Fees

I came across this somewhat disturbing Reddit post today about a man whose elderly father had been paying an AOL subscription that he hadn’t been using for over 10 years! When he broke it down – his father had essentially paid out over $2,500 in worthless fees! Ouch.

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Is Craigslist Really Free?

A reader recently alerted us to an interesting factoid regarding the online classified service, Craigslist: It’s not entirely free. In case you didn’t know either, here’s a rundown of all that Craiglist charges for (taken from their website): 

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What Are Those Fees on My AT&T Cell Phone Bill?

I’m always skeptical of bills I receive. And, cell phone bills are no different. They can be full of various charges, surcharges, fees and taxes that will make your head spin. So, what’s a person to do? I did a little bit of digging to find out more about our AT&T cell phone bill and …

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