A roundup of today’s CNNMoney news:
Bank fees are rising like zombies: CARD Act? What CARD Act? Despite new rules banning certain bank fees, it’s like Night of the Living Dead: They’re baaack. You could end up paying between $100 and $300 extra in fees per year if you don’t read the fine print at Bank of America. And JP Morgan could start charging you a $12 maintenance fee if you enroll in one of its new accounts.
Why Internet on your TV is a mess (video): From Samsung to Toshiba to Sharp, there are a ton of options to navigate through that might leave your head spinning. Get a closer look at what’s out there.
Check out Ford’s new Focus: It’s electric! It will have a top speed of 84 miles per hour and should be able to go 100 miles on a single charge. The suspension, steering and brakes will be the same as in the gas-powered Focus.
Spending cut promises meet reality: House Republicans have promised to be more fiscally responsible, but they may have bitten off more than they can chew. Meanwhile, Ben Bernanke blasts Congress over the budget.
Californians brace for 59% health premium hike: Blue Shield, one of California's biggest insurers, announced plans to increase its premiums by as much as 59% for nearly 200,000 Californians. Blue Shield says the increase has nothing to do with the new health reform law.