Bank steals widow's right to grieve

When a loved dies there really is enough to be dealing with, without your bank deciding to heap on more misery in the form of interest and fees on loans in their name. That’s exactly what happened to Kate Vaughan when her husband Michael died.

Despite trying to deal with her husband’s finances in an orderly and timely manner, Kate had to wait eight months for probate to be granted, during which time the money owing on the loans had increased considerably.

Although she has since had the interest and fees returned after much harassing of the bank, which can’t be named, she feels as though she’s had her ability to grieve for her husband shattered by what transpired.

Read more at News.com.au

Written by Debbie McTaggart



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