Junk fees continue to creep up; White House looking to crack down on hidden charges

Posted on AllSides November 8th, 2023
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One of the worst parts about junk fees is that, most of the time, you're unaware of them until you're ready to make a purchase – or sometimes not at all.

Every day, American people are shelling out hard-earned cash on undisclosed, last-minute charges fixed by companies, and often, the fees increase without warning.

The Biden administration, accompanied by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), has proposed crackdowns on junk fees that aren't volunteered to shoppers, renters and others early on in the buying process.

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