Friday, November 4, 2011

Tired of banks charging you unnecessary fees? Here's how to get 'em back!

21 comments:

Unknown said...

Brilliant. Thank you we need more people who think like this. I suggest that anyone who watches this leave a comment that includes a variation. Here's mine -- send in a cut-up credit car. Just send one half -- that way no one will get hold of your card #.

Anonymous said...

that is a very smart idea. i like it and i will use it. thank you.

Anonymous said...

I have a much better idea for an
envelope stuffer. A 1" thick piece
of steel plate. One the size of a
standard #10 envelope weights about 18 pounds. Now that's "communicating"

Historia said...

I think this is so cool - and an excellent idea.

If you do this - you are supporting OWS. AND you are doing it safely and peacefully and the police cannot target or photograph you.

Anonymous said...

Fabulous, FABULOUS idea!!! I gonna do it!!!

Anonymous said...

This is too funny!
I am going to do just that!

Send all my junk mail back to them and make the tards pay!!

Anonymous said...

OOOOOOOhhhhhh! This is really effective in changing the system and scoring justice against the trillion dollar crime syndicate.
I bet this action has them shaking in teir boots! lolol
what a bunch of bimbos. DO SOMETHING THAT MATTERS and cut the childish shit!
STOP CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS for 90 days till indictments are served.

M. Rocknest said...

Great idea ... next credit card application I get ... DONE!!!

apeman2502 said...

Food for thought.

Anonymous said...

I like the idea. I will try it and try to get my better half to follow, but this won't stop the banks from lobbying Congress. It will have zero positive affect on that. If anything, the banks will want more favorable legislation to make it illegal to use their envelopes except for the intended purpose.
Keep up the good work.
K

Anonymous said...

Very nice

Lois A. McNulty said...

i've been doing this for months. my note says:
"no, i am not interested in your credit card offer, but THANKS for supporting the US Post Office with your postage-paid envelope!"

smart-ass activism! it may not intimidate them, but it's better than cowering.

Tim Donovan said...

Ironic that I got an ad from YouTube for a new credit card while watching this video. Yay web 2.0?

Anonymous said...

Good idea, but I wanted to make one very important point.

Credit Card applications are one of many prime ways a person can get their identity stolen. Thus, I would not recommend sending them the credit card application. Otherwise, I may try this.

Anonymous said...

someone suggested to stop credit card payments - sorry, you spend the money, you owe the money, plus interest. that's how life works (and how life SHOULD work). You knew what your interest rate was, and you chose not to pay it back in a timely manner. As for this, this is a neat idea.

Anonymous said...

The only thing I see wrong with this is the banks and financial institutions will bleed these charges off onto existing charges we already have to pay making us pay more money. I still think it is worth it to send back all the wasted paper they sent us though.

Anonymous said...

I never thought of this! What an excellent idea. Regardless if it makes a massive impact or not, at least They're supporting our post office! I will absolutely do this, and forward this to everyone I know.

Anonymous said...

Does OW really think they have discovered something new or radical? Come on now, the banks will just any increased postage cost back into all the other fees they charge, which won't help anyone, unless OW thinks they will completey destroy and bring down the modern day banking system. OW get a clue.

Anonymous said...

If you spent as much time contributing to the nation as you have on trying to 'bring down big banks' you might have a life. This is an OLD idea and a dumb one.

Occupy a job. Occupy a life.

Paint a big 'L' on your forehead.

Anonymous said...

I wonder if you have the inner strength to post negative comments? Do YOU want a dialog?

Occupy a job. Occupy a life. Grow up and contribute.

Anonymous said...

It will not start a dialog. It will simply cost more money for tighter security in the mail room that they will gladly pay through added fees or higher interest. Buildings in DC have screening process that delays mail up to a week/2 weeks for suspicious mail and packages. Something of this nature would surely cause added security not the types of conversations intended. While I am am all for the freedom of speech, people need to know what the true cause and effects along with the consciences (both good and bad) their actions will have. Even what seem to be the good ideas sometimes are ones that will backfire if actually and rationally through.