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How can I avoid debit card overdrafts?

You can avoid debit card overdraft fees by declining to opt in to debit card overdraft or by cancelling debit card overdraft coverage if you have opted into it. There are alternatives to debit card overdraft. If you have a savings ...

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How many overdrafts can I get in a single day?

Some banks and credit unions have their own maximum per day; check with your bank or credit union to see what its policies are. The CFPB is currently looking closely at overdraft practices and collecting information about them. If you ...

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