Regions Announces Elimination of NSF Fees, Reduced Overdraft Charges

Regions is latest in series of banks announcing changes to overdraft policy

Andy Spears

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Birmingham-based Regions Bank announced this week it will soon eliminate non-sufficient funds fees and reduce overdraft charges. The move comes amid a flurry of banks taking steps to make banking more consumer friendly.

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In the announcement, Regions specifically highlighted the following forthcoming policy changes:

  • Overdraft Protection Transfer Fees: These fees will be eliminated by the end of the first quarter of 2022. Such fees are incurred when money is transferred from linked accounts to cover overdrafts.

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Andy Spears

Writer and policy advocate living in Nashville, TN —Public Policy Ph.D. — writes on education policy, consumer affairs, and more . . .