Banks Waiving Fees For Customers Affected By Hurricane Sandy

October 31, 2012  |  


Banks are showing a little heart — finally. In wake of Hurricane Sandy several have announced that they are waiving bank fees.

JP Morgan Chase, which is the biggest bank in America, said they are do away with various fees until November 1, reports The Huffington Post. These fees include overdraft protection transfer and extended overdraft as well as late fees on credit cards, business and consumer loans, including mortgages, home-equity, auto and student loans.

Citibank, meanwhile, will not charge customers out-of-network ATM surcharges.

Wells Fargo, too, is offering relief from late fees through November 1 and waiving out-of-network ATM fees for customers in affected areas.

Bank of America said that if you incurred late fees because of the storm, contact the bank to have these fees dropped. This includes out-of-network ATM surcharges.

TD Bank customers can ask to have late-payment and out-of-network ATM fees waived.

And Barclays is waiving late fees as well through November 1.

So pay attention to your ATM receipts and online bank accounts to make sure you’re not incurring these charges.

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