Chase charges $15 for incoming wire transfers. You're charged the same amount for receiving money at PNC.
While banks say the fee helps cover the costs of providing a secure, reliable system, the charge can be avoided if you choose the right account.
"If you're an investor who frequently has wire transfers coming in or out, this is something that can really add up," said McBride. "Make sure you're aware of the fees before you sign up for an account, and pick one based on your habits."
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