"Penny-pinching Citibank will put the squeeze on small-fry customers, charging them up to $90 a year by demanding a fee every time their average monthly checking account balance sinks below $1,500.Starting in February, Citibank will no longer automatically waive its $7.50 monthly fee for its "EZ" and "Access" checking-account holders who make either a direct deposit, or two bill payments online monthly."
Now could not be a better time for Citibank customers to find a better way of doing banking - at a credit union. With this move, Citibank has made it clear they do not want the average American as their customer. If you currently have a Citibank checking account, reconsider where you keep your money. How is the service you get from Citibank? Is it worth $90 per year when you can get better service at a credit union along with free checking?Find a credit union in your area through our easy to use search. You will not only like the free checking you will find, but the personal and friendly service found at credit unions ranks high in consumer polls, compared to banks.