It happens to the best of us: Maybe you forgot to log a bill that you paid, or a deposit took longer to clear than expected, and now your checking account is overdrawn. Even with a host of automated tools at our disposal, it’s hard to keep track of every penny as it flows in and out of our checking accounts. And when it happens, you’ll be faced with two words that are an instant day-ruiner: overdraft fee.
Luckily, there are ways to lessen the pain when your bank imposes an overdraft fee. We’ll walk you through exactly how to get an overdraft fee refunded, when possible, as well as some tips on how to avoid overdraft fees in the first place.