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How can I avoid debit card overdrafts?

There are alternatives to debit card overdraft. If you have a savings account at the same bank or credit union as your checking account, most banks and credit unions will allow you to link the two accounts. This way, if you overdraw your checking...

How many overdrafts can I get in a single day?

The CFPB is currently looking closely at overdraft practices and collecting information about them. If you have an experience you would like to share with us, we’d like to hear from you.

How do I avoid or minimize overdraft fees?

If you pay overdraft fees regularly, you are paying a lot for very short-term cash advances. Here are some steps to reduce those costs: Track your balance. To avoid overdraft fees and not-sufficient funds (NSF) fees, you should always track your...