[ILUG-Social] Re: Hitting back at banks..
Paul Mc Auley
paul at baltimore.ie
Wed Mar 15 12:06:22 GMT 2000
On Wed, 15 Mar 2000 11:58:48 -0000 (GMT) John Ronan <j0n at tssg.wit.ie> wrote:
| Afternoon gents... I wonder if any of you saw the article in the Sunday Times.
| Basically the gist is they are trying to get everyone to write 5 cheques for 1p
| to friends on April 1st, IIRC the article said that it costs the banks roughly
| 27p to process each cheque.. thus it costs the banks a fortune...
Um, guess who pays that 27p?
| As it happened I got my Fee advice statement from A.I.B. yesterday... and I'm
| really really annoyed... (I've had the account for years...) I'm getting
| screwed for everything, lodging/widthdrawals/cheques everything... I haven't
| investigated any of the other banks in this country, but I'd change banks right
| now I'm so annoyed..
| Just wondering what the groups thoughts on the subject are...
I'm getting increasingly ticked off and have been looking around to see who
does it better. NIB have a couple of 'free' account types, although the full
featured one isn't available from the word go. On a standard order between my
personal account and our joint one (both with BOI, different branches) BOI
charge me a withdrawal and lodgment charge on each transaction.
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