Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo have agreed to waive ATM fees for Californians who receive public benefits; beneficiaries need to receive benefits on a state issues transfer card according to the California Reinvestment Coalition; this will allow people to get use of every dollar of benefits and the hope is more banks will soon follow; the banks are looking to improve the financial health of customers, they previously collected more than $20mn in fees that will now be back in customers pockets. Source.
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