Insights | January 29, 2024

Overdraft Fee Coverage: Scam or Necessary?

Overdraft fees, especially from overdraft opt-in programs, are some of the most expensive fees that financial institutions charge. When you are already low on funds, overdraft fees make a tough situation even worse. In an effort to assist customers running low on funds, banks began opting customers into overdraft protection. Overdraft protection programs aid bank customers who have over drafted their account. However, overdraft fee protection has turned out to be overly burdensome and costly for consumers and earns a significant amount of fees for the banking industry.


This consumer alert discusses overdraft fee protection.


Read the full alert here.

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