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Apparently, complaining to your bank might just pay off.

Scratch that. Complaining to Congress about your bank might just pay off.

If you haven't heard, , the term used when a consumer's checking account goes underneath zero dollars. And while it would be nice to think that banks are doing this because they realize it's the right thing to do, there's a lot of speculation that it's because Congress is discussing legislation that would bring the hammer down on bank fees.

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