Wright-Patt CU Slashes MemberFees

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FAIRBORN, Ohio - (03/03/05) -- Wright-Patt CU said it eliminatedall member fees in 10 different categories starting this week.Among the fees being scrapped are those for traveler's checks, forwriting too many checks, annual credit card charges and starterchecks. The $1.1 billion credit union said it made the movefollowing its annual review of member patronage. "We think theelimination of these fees is in contrast to the growing trend offee increases many consumers are seeing in the for-profit financialinstitution marketplace," said Wright-Patt President DougFecher.

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