Abbey Credit Union understands that unexpected overdrafts occur from time to time – Overdraft Coverage can help.
Overdraft Coverage Options
The choice is yours. Consider these ways to cover overdrafts:
|Overdraft Protection link to another deposit account you have at Abbey Credit Union1
|No fee for transfer
|Overdraft Privilege Standard or Extended Coverage
|$30 Overdraft Fee per item presented*
1Call us at 937-898-7800, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or come by a branch to sign up for this service
* Per item presented means each time an item is presented, including re-presentment
Overdraft Protection applies to all transactions and may help prevent overdrafts by automatically transferring funds to your checking account from another account you may have at Abbey Credit Union for a fee.
Overdraft Privilege allows you to overdraw your account up to the disclosed limit for a fee to pay a transaction. Even if you have Overdraft Protection, Overdraft Privilege is still available as secondary coverage if the other protection source is exhausted. Please review What Else You Should Know below for other important information.
|TRANSACTIONS COVERED WITH OVERDRAFT PRIVILEGE
(No action required)
(Your consent required on consumer accounts) *
|ACH – Automatic Debits
|Recurring Debit Card Payments
|Online Bill Pay Items
|Digital Banking Transfers
|Telephone Banking Transfers
|Teller Window Transactions
|Everyday Debit Card Transactions
*If you choose Extended Coverage on your consumer account, ATM transactions and everyday debit card transactions will be included with the transactions listed under Standard Coverage. If you already have Overdraft Privilege Extended Coverage, it is not necessary to request it again. Business accounts automatically have Extended Coverage.
If you would like to select Extended Coverage for future transactions, you may do one of the following:
- call us at 937-898-7800
- complete the online consent form found here
- visit any branch
- complete a consent form and mail it to us at 800 Falls Creek Drive – Vandalia, Ohio 45377
EXTENDED COVERAGE CONSENT FORM
- email us at email@example.com
You can discontinue Overdraft Privilege in its entirety by contacting us at 937-898-7800 or sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
EXTENDED COVERAGE CONSENT FORM
WHAT ELSE YOU SHOULD KNOW
- A link to another account may be less expensive than an overdraft. A single larger overdraft will result in one fee,
instead of multiple smaller overdrafts. Use our mobile, online, and telephone banking services to track your
balance. For financial education resources, please visit www.mymoney.gov.
- The $30 Draft Protection Fee that is charged if you overdraw your account is the same fee that is charged if an
item is returned as unpaid. If multiple items overdraw your account on the same day, each item will be assessed
an appropriate Draft Protection Fee or an NSF Fee of $30. All fees and charges will be included as part of the
Overdraft Privilege limit amount. Your account may become overdrawn more than the Overdraft Privilege limit
amount because of a fee.
- There is no limit on the total Draft Protection Fees per day we will charge you for overdrawing your account.
- Recipients of federal or state benefits payments who do not wish us to deduct the amount overdrawn and the
Draft Protection Fee from funds that you deposit or that are deposited into your account may call us at 937-898-
7800 to discontinue Overdraft Privilege.
- If an item is returned because the Available Balance (as defined below) in your account is not sufficient to cover
the item and the item is presented for payment again, Abbey Credit Union (“We”) will charge an NSF Fee each
time we return the item because it exceeds the Available Balance in your account. Because we may charge an NSF
Fee each time an item is presented, we may charge you more than one fee for any given item as a result of a
returned item and re-presentment of the item. When we charge an NSF Fee, the charge reduces the Available
Balance in your account and may put your account into (or further into) overdraft. If, on re-presentment of the
item, the Available Balance in your account is sufficient to cover the item we may pay the item, and, if payment
causes an overdraft, charge a Draft Protection Fee. We may use the terms “item” and “transaction”
- This describes the posting order for purposes of determining overdrafts. Our general policy is to post items
throughout the day and to post ACH credits before debits. ATM, ACH, checks, and debit card transactions are
posted in the order in which the items are received; however, because of the many ways we allow you to access
your account, the posting order of individual items may differ from these general policies. Holds on funds
(described herein) and the order in which transactions are posted may impact the total amount of Draft Protection
Fees or NSF Fees assessed.
- Overdraft Privilege is not a line of credit; it is a discretionary overdraft service that can be withdrawn at any time
without prior notice.
- Depositor and each Authorized Signatory will continue to be liable, jointly and severally, for all overdraft and fee
amounts, as described in the Master Account Agreements & Disclosures. The total (negative) balance, including all
fees and charges, is due and payable upon demand.
- We may be obligated to pay some debit card transactions that are not authorized through the payment system
but which we are required to pay due to the payment system rules, and as a result you may incur fees if such
transactions overdraw your account. However, we will not authorize debit card or ATM transactions unless your
account’s Available Balance (including Overdraft Coverage Options) is sufficient to cover the transactions and any
- Giving us your consent to pay everyday debit card and ATM overdrafts on your consumer account (Extended
Coverage)may result in you incurring Draft Protection Fees for transactions that we would otherwise be required
to pay without assessing a Draft Protection Fee. However, this would allow us to authorize transactions up to the
amount of your Overdraft Privilege limit. If you consent to Extended Coverage on your consumer account, it will
remain on your account until it is otherwise withdrawn.
Understanding your Available Balance: Your account has two kinds of balances: the Actual Balance and the Available Balance.
- We authorize and pay transactions using the Available Balance.
- Your Actual Balance reflects the full amount of all deposits to your account as well as payment transactions that
have been posted to your account. It does not reflect checks you have written and are still outstanding or
transactions that have been authorized but are still pending.
- Your Available Balance is the amount available to you to use for purchases, withdrawals, or to cover transactions.
The Available Balance is your Actual Balance, less any holds due to pending debit card transactions and holds on
- The balance used for authorizing checks, ACH items, and recurring debit card transactions is your Available Balance
plus the amount of the Overdraft Privilege limit.
- The balance used for authorizing ATM and everyday debit card transactions on accounts with Standard Coverage
is your Available Balance and does NOT include the Overdraft Privilege limit.
- The balance used for authorizing ATM and everyday debit card transactions on accounts with Extended Coverage
is your Available Balance and the Overdraft Privilege limit.
- Because your Available Balance reflects pending transactions and debit holds, your balance may appear to cover
a transaction but later upon settlement it may not be sufficient to cover such transaction. In such cases, the
transaction may further overdraw your account and be subject to additional overdraft fees. You should assume
that any item which would overdraw your account based on your Available Balancemay create an overdraft. Note
that we may place a hold on deposited funds in accordance with our Master Account Agreements & Disclosures,
which will reduce the amount in your Available Balance.
- Please be aware that the Overdraft Privilege amount is not included in your Available Balance provided through
online banking, mobile banking or Abbey Credit Union’s ATMs.
- We will place a hold on your account for any authorized debit card transaction until the transaction settles (usually
within two business days) or as permitted by payment system rules. In some cases, the hold may exceed the
amount of the transaction. When the hold ends, the funds will be added to the Available Balance in your account.
If your account is overdrawn after the held funds are added to the Available Balance and the transaction is posted
to the Available Balance, a Draft Protection Fee may be assessed.
- Except as described herein, we will not pay items if the Available Balance in your account (including the Overdraft
Privilege limit, if applicable) is not sufficient to cover the item(s) and the amount of any fee(s).
Understanding Overdraft Privilege Limits
- An Overdraft Privilege limit of $530 will be granted to eligible consumer checking accounts opened at least 30 days
in good standing.
- Overdraft Privilegemay be suspendedif you default on any loan or other obligation to us, your account becomes
subject to any legal or administrative order or levy, or if you fail to maintain your account in good standing by not
bringing your account to a positive balance within 32days for a minimum of one business day. You must bring your
account balance positive for at least one business day to have the Overdraft Privilege limit reinstated.
If you have any questions about Overdraft Protection or Overdraft Privilege, please call us at 937-898-7800 or visit a