5 ways Americans overspend
Unless you're Oprah (hi Oprah!), you probably spend at least some of your time thinking about how to save money. The free money-saving website Billshrink.com has conducted a study in honor of America Saves Week that revealed, among other things, that Americans are overpaying $366 a year on their wireless bills. Here are the site's top 5 ways Americans overspend, and how to fix the problem.
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1. Bank fees
Billshrink.com says Americans waste up to $4.50 for non-bank ATM fees and up to $15 in checking account fees.
Billshrink's solution: Banks compete for your business these days and do much on savings account interest rates, so many are now offering free reimbursement on ATM fees, even if it is a third-party ATM. Ally Bank for example.