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Hey Bank of America! Your ATM Gave Me A Fake $20
Wealth Junkie (who has a blog) received a fake $20 on a routine ATM trip, and didn’t know it was fake until a Costco employee informed him. He brought it back to the bank and they apologized.

What is a Secured Credit Card?
People with bad credit or no credit, who don’t qualify for some reason for a regular credit card, can sometimes qualify for a secured credit card. They must pay a deposit, and the company will extend a credit line for the amount of that deposit. Watch out for fees, though.

Top 5 Online Banks for Customer Satisfaction
Wachovia, Washington Mutual, Chase, Bank of America, and Wells Fargo make the top of the list for customer service.

Target: Nintendo DS Lite On Sale With No Discount
How is this for misleading? The products are being marked as “on sale,” but there is no discount.

Updated June 17, 2014 and originally published April 25, 2007. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.

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