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Author: joelcorley Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 311074  
Subject: Re: Notice change in membership terms AZ Federal Date: 12/5/2012 2:14 PM
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You wrote, I was curious and looked up the new terms. Unless a member is under 18, there is no way to avoid the fee.

They are removing $1.95 monthly security fee (I have no idea what that means).

I poked around the site yesterday as well.

I saw on one page that the $3/m fee was for ATM/Debit card access. Not sure what that means. Perhaps you could avoid the fee if you ask to have that access removed? It might be worth calling and asking if there were some way to avoid the fee; but it seems likely you get stuck with it regardless.

Also the $1.95/m security fee was for identity theft insurance. You were automatically enrolled when you open an account. However it looked like you always could opt out of that one once the account was open. Since they did that with every account, opting out was the only way to avoid that fee.

- Joel
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