An overdraft occurs when you do not have enough money in your account to cover a transaction, but we pay it anyway. We can cover your overdrafts in two different ways:
1. We have standard overdraft practices that come with your account.
2. We also offer overdraft protection plans, such as a link to a savings account, which may be less expensive than our standard overdraft practices. To learn more, ask us about these plans.
This notice explains our standard overdraft practices.
What are the standard overdraft practices that come with my account?
We do authorize and pay overdrafts for the following types of transactions:
• Checks and other transactions made using your checking account number
• Automatic bill payments
We do not authorize and pay overdrafts for the following types of transactions unless you ask us to (see below):
• ATM transactions
• Everyday debit card transactions
We pay overdrafts at our discretion, which means we do not guarantee that we will always authorize and pay any type of transaction.
If we do not authorize and pay an overdraft, your transaction will be declined.
What fees will I be charged if Cornerstone Bank pays my overdraft?
Under our standard overdraft practices:
• We will charge you a fee of up to $29 each time we pay an overdraft.
• There is a daily limit of $174 on the total fees we can charge you for overdrawing your account.
What if I want Cornerstone Bank to authorize and pay overdrafts on my ATM and everyday debit card transactions?
If you also want us to authorize and pay overdrafts on ATM and everyday debit card transactions, please contact us by:
• Returning a completed Response Card if received by mail
• Stopping by your local Cornerstone Bank branch office
• Calling 252-243-5588
Your decision became effective on August 16, 2010 but can be changed with 24 hours notice to the bank. This notice is applicable to all your consumer deposit accounts with active Debit/ATM cards.