//Sick of Sneaky ATM Fees? Here’s How to Never Pay One Again

Sick of Sneaky ATM Fees? Here’s How to Never Pay One Again

Carson Kohler shows off her Aspiration debt card in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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ATM fees are annoying.

You just needed $10 in cash. Then you wound up forking over nearly $5 in fees.

And that’s no exaggeration. The average total cost of taking cash from an out-of-network ATM is $4.68, according to a recent Bankrate survey.

Want to avoid those unnecessary fees? There’s an easier way than driving around town to get to an in-network ATM. You can simply keep your money in an account that doesn’t charge those fees — like the Aspiration Account.

With Aspiration, you’ll face no ATM fees — domestic or international. ATMs in-network are free, and Aspiration will reimburse you the fees for out-of-network ATMs monthly.

Other perks? You’ll never pay a monthly maintenance fee, a minimum balance fee or an overdraft fee. Oh, and you’ll earn 1% APY interest on your account’s balance.

Yup. It’s that simple to start living a fee-free life thanks to Aspiration.

Carson Kohler ([email protected]) is a staff writer at The Penny Hoarder. In the spirit of transparency, she banks with Aspiration and has loved her experience.

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