INFOGRAPHIC: How Much Have Credit Unions Raised Their Checking Account Fees?

A greater percentage of the top 50 credit unions now require a monthly service fee compared to last year, with 26 per cent of them making the charge compared to only 18 per cent in 2010, according to a study by Bankrate.com.

Credit unions have also taken to hiking their checking account fees, although free checking remains available at most unions.

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