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FDIC - Bank Failures In Brief

The Washington Post - States Join the Fight Against Proposed Limits to Credit Card Fees

United States Senator Dick Durbin - Durbin to Visa and Mastercard: Stop Threatening Small Banks

Reuters - Major Wall Street firms face criminal probe: source

The Wall Street Journal - TARP Panel: Small Banks Are Facing Loan Woes

TGDaily.com - Credit card verification systems 'not secure'

onwallstreet.com - Tightening Screws on Tax Refund Anticipation Loans

PBS FRONTLINE - The Wizards of Consumer Lending

bobsguide.com - Wall Street lobbyists 'ready to fight Obama's plans'

CreditCards.com - New credit card fee: Pay $1 to get your monthly statement

The New York Times - The Damage of Card Rewards

bobsguide.com - Bank of America 'deceived shareholders about Merrill Lynch losses'

bobsguide.com - JPMorgan Chase staff 'set to share $29bn bonus pot'

Bank Systems and Technology - Bank Enforement Cease and Desist Actions Quickly Rising

TheStreet.com - First Bank Failure of 2010

MarketWatch - Seven U.S. banks closed by regulators; failure at 140

Inside Microfinance - The Chasm Between Banks and American's Poor

CNNMoney.com - Bank Failure Tally Reaches 130

The New York Times - A New Push to Lower A.T.M. Fees

The Wall Street Journal - Buyers Take a Pass on Some Failed Banks

Las Vegas Review-Journal - FDIC report: Nevada Banks Still Struggling

bobsguide.com - Sheila Bair attacks banks 'aiming to escape reform'

USA Today - Courtesy overdraft fees hit credit union customers, too

USA Today - Banks find ways to boost fees; checking accounts latest target

USA Today - Latest bank fee is for paying off credit card on time every month

Las Vegas Review- Journal - Nevada Regulators Close Down Cumorah Credit Union

South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com - Hanging on to gift cards less risky

PBS - Video on Banks and Credit Card fees

bobsguide.com - Goldman Sachs staff in line for big bonuses

BusinessWeek - Let's End the Debit Card Fee-for-All

bobsguide.com - Timothy Geithner aides 'paid millions by Wall Street firms

Washington Post - Banks, credit unions overdraft charges irk congress

White Paper from Center for Responsible Lending - Overdraft Explosion: Bank fees for overdrafts increase 35% in two years

NY Times Article - The Card Game Prepaid, but Not Prepared for Debit Card Fees

Blue MauMau article - 7-Eleven Franchisees Ask Congress to Reduce Credit Card Fees

Houston Business Journal article - Pulse inks deal for European access for Diner’s Club, Discover

DON'T LET THIS HAPPEN TO YOU! - NY Times article - The Card Game - Overspending on Debit Cards Is a Boon for Banks