U.S. Bank asks: Do you know what an overdraft is?

Real students are interviewed about their understanding of overdrafts and given tips on how to manage their money to avoid overdrafting.

 

This installment of our student series is all about the overdrafts and how to stay on top of your accounts. Learn some simple tips that may help you avoid the potentially costly fee. Already an expert on overdrafts and how to avoid them? Learn more about your finances.

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