Brightside by ATB

Brightside app on phone screen beside yellow Brightside spend card


Banking that helps you do more you.

Brightside is a new banking experience from ATB. By downloading the app you can sign up and get started in minutes, right from your phone. The app makes it easier than ever to save as you live, and the unique Brightside Spend Card helps you earn rewards simply for spending your own money.

Live it up while Brightside helps you save it up.

Enjoy (& get rewarded for) your spending

The free Brightside Spend Card lets you buy what you want, with money you have, and get rewarded with unlimited cash back. You spend. We reward. It’s just that simple. Learn more about our spend card.

Surprise yourself with savings.

Unlock your savings superpowers with our free features, Round Ups & Save Automagically, designed to get you saving more than you ever thought possible. Learn more about our free savings features.

Spread the local love and save.

Our Friends with Benefits program rewards you with extra savings just for spending local. Earn top ups every time you use your spend card at hundreds of local businesses in Alberta. Meet our friends.

Get started in minutes, right from your phone.

All you need to get started is your mobile phone, government issued ID, and a few minutes. Go on... you know you want to!

Download for Apple

Get the free Brightside app on the App Store, for iOS 11.0 and higher.

Download for Android

Get the free Brightside app on Google Play, for Android™ 8.0 and higher.

Questions? Glad you asked.

Nope. Brightside is by ATB Financial, but you do not need to have an ATB account to use the Brightside app.

So glad you asked! Brightside is a completely separate banking experience and app, from ATB. Even if you already have an account with ATB you will need to sign up for Brightside.

Yes. Brightside is totally free to sign up for and use. There are no fees, so your money is all yours to spend and save.

Yes. Brightside is part of ATB Financial, operating under the same license and regulations. All funds deposited at Brightside are covered by ATB’s Deposit Guarantee through the Government of Alberta.

Head on over to to learn even more about the Brightside banking app and all the features it offers.

Brightside’s dedicated support team is happy to help at There you can get in touch with Brightside Support directly or browse our knowledge guide.

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