BOCA RATON, Fla.-Bob Hoppenstedt doesn't mind expressing his affection for Bank of America.

"Bank of America is my friend. I absolutely adore them," said Hoppenstedt, SVP with Bethpage FCU in New York, referring to the aftermath of BofA's much-ballyhooed 2011 decision to implement a $5 monthly debit card fee; a pricing decision it has since withdrawn.

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