A safety net for when you've gotten in over your head.
Bank with peace of mind
No fees unless you overdraw your account - and then you pay a minimum charge of $4 or interest, whichever is greater.1
Save yourself the hassle
No non-sufficient funds (NSF) fees or holds. You can withdraw cash and make transfers and point-of-sale payments up to your authorized limit.
Repay on your terms
Pay your required payment or your entire balance. Like using a credit card, it's good practice to bring your balance back to black on a regular basis.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. Overdraft Protection can be applied to a joint account. By sharing access to the account, you're also sharing responsibility for any transactions made by the other account holder. So, if the account has overdraft protection, both account holders may be responsible for repaying debts even though only one account holder had applied for it and was approved.
ATB (like other banks) will share account information with credit bureaus. But an overdraft balance won't affect your credit score unless it is left unpaid and ultimately referred to a collection agency.
Interest is calculated daily on the daily closing overdrawn balance at 19.25% per annum, charged and payable monthly.1
The team at your ATB branch monitors an overdraft report on a weekly basis. They'll reach out to clients who are unable to bring their accounts up to a positive balance on a monthly basis to discuss alternatives. If you find yourself consistently using overdraft, you can also contact us and we'll help you find the right solution.
On approved credit. You pay the greater of $4.00 or monthly interest only if overdraft protection is used. Interest is calculated daily on the daily closing overdrawn balance at 19.25% per annum, charged and payable monthly.
For the ATB Advantage Account, you pay only monthly interest if overdraft protection is used.