NEW BANK THREAT: SQUEEZE SAVINGS ACCOUNTS

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NEW BANK THREAT: SQUEEZE SAVINGS ACCOUNTS

NEW BANK THREAT: SQUEEZE SAVINGS ACCOUNTS

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In an effort to protect their record profits, banks might soon charge you for the privilege of having a savings account.

I know what you’re thinking: Banks already charge customers outrageous fees for the privilege of having bank accounts. But if the Federal Reserve dares to try and help the economy by cutting a special interest rate it pays banks, fees could get even more outrageous, the Financial Times reports (subscription only). Such a move by the Fed would lose banks some easy money, and they could take the difference out of their customers’ hides.

The Fed is desperately trying to find ways to dial back on its $85 billion per month in bond purchases, an extreme stimulus program known as “quantitative easing,” while still supporting the economy. One possible approach would be to stop paying banks a tiny interest rate for money they store at the Fed for safekeeping. The idea being that banks would be more inclined to put money to work with lending and other stuff that helps the economy.

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