Quitting Your Bank: Easier Said Than Done? | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio
Filed Under:

    Quitting Your Bank: Easier Said Than Done?

    Play associated audio
    When Bank of America announced a fee for debit card use — and others consider following suit — many consumers decided it was time to close their accounts. But with online banking and other conveniences, the New York Times' Ron Lieber says many are deciding that switching is not worth the trouble.
    WAMU 88.5

    Audiences Get A Modern Look At A 19th Century Opera

    Opera as seen through the lens of Google Glass? Wolf Trap is giving audiences the chance to mix technology with Bizet’s classic "Carmen" this month.
    NPR

    Can You Trust That Organic Label On Imported Food?

    A new book claims the organic label can't be trusted, especially on food that's imported. Yet there is a global system for verifying the authenticity of organic food, and it mostly seems to work.
    NPR

    Democrats Make New Bid To Require Donor Transparency

    The latest version of the DISCLOSE Act, which would force donor disclosure on outside organizations that engage in election politics, is facing now-familiar opposition from Republican lawmakers.
    NPR

    A Plan To Untangle Our Digital Lives After We're Gone

    In the digital age, our online accounts don't die with us. A proposed law might determine what does happen to them. But the tech industry warns the measure could threaten the privacy of the deceased.

    Leave a Comment

    Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.