Bill Mahnic offers tips to avoid debit card fees

3 ways to avoid debit card fees

WKYC: Some banks are now charging customers monthly fees to use their debit card, but there are three ways to avoid these fees, including switching to a smaller community bank or credit union. “Any financial institution that has less than 10 billion dollars in assets is exempt from these new lower mandated swipe fees,” said Bill Mahnic, associate professor of banking and finance.