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Overdraft Protection and Overdraft Privilege

Community Bank of Raymore understands that unexpected overdrafts occur from time to time-Overdraft Coverage can help.

Overdraft Coverage Options

The choice is yours. Consider these ways to cover overdrafts: 

Service Cost
Overdraft Protection (Link to Another Deposit Account you have at Community Bank of Raymore)1 $10 fee per transfer
Overdraft Privilege Standard or Extended Coverage $29 Overdraft Fee per item presented, or $12 per item presented for transactions of $10 or less*
1 Call us at 816-322-2100, email us at [email protected], or come by a branch to sign up for this service.
 
*Per item presented means each time an item is presented, including re-presentment

 

Overdraft Protection applies to all transactions and may help prevent overdrafts by automatically transferring funds to your checking account from another account you may have at Community Bank of Raymore for a fee.

Overdraft Privilege allows you to overdraw your account up to the disclosed limit for a fee to pay a transaction. Even if you have Overdraft Protection, Overdraft Privilege is still available as secondary coverage if the other protection source is exhausted. Please review "What Else You Should Know" section at the bottom of this page for other important information.

Transactions Covered with Overdraft Privilege

Standard Coverage
(No action required)

Extended Coverage

(Your consent required on consumer accounts) *

Checks

X

X

ACH - Automatic Debits

X

X

Recurring Debit Card Transactions

X

X

Online Bill Pay Items

X

X

Internet Banking Transfers

X

X

Telephone Banking

X

X

Teller Window Transactions

X

X

ATM Transactions

 

  X*

Everyday Debit Card Transactions

 

  X*

If you would like to select Extended Coverage for future transactions, call us at 816-322-2100, email us at [email protected], come by any branch, or complete a consent form listed below. 

*If you choose Extended Coverage on your consumer account, ATM transactions and everyday debit card transactions will be included with the transactions listed under Standard Coverage. If you already have Overdraft Privilege Extended Coverage, it is not necessary to request it again. Business accounts automatically have Extended Coverage.

WHAT ELSE YOU SHOULD KNOW

  • A link to another account may be less expensive than an overdraft. A single larger overdraft will result in one fee, instead of multiple smaller overdrafts. Use our mobile, internet, and telephone banking services to track your balance. For financial education resources, please visit www.mymoney.gov.
  • The $29 Overdraft Fee that is charged if you overdraw your account is the same fee that is charged if an item is returned as unpaid. If multiple items overdraw your account on the same day, each item will be assessed an appropriate Overdraft Fee or a Return Item Fee of $29. All fees and charges will be included as part of the Overdraft Privilege limit amount. Your account may become overdrawn more than the Overdraft Privilege limit amount because of a fee.
  • For consumer accounts, there is a limit of $225 per day on the total fees we will charge you for overdrawing your account. If the amount of an item on your consumer account is $10 or less, the Overdraft Fee is $12. These exceptions do not apply to business accounts.
  • Recipients of federal or state benefits payments who do not wish us to deduct the amount overdrawn and the Overdraft Fee from funds that you deposit or that are deposited into your account may call us at (816) 322-2100 to discontinue Overdraft Privilege.
  • If an item is returned because the Available Balance (as defined below) in your account is not sufficient to cover the item and the item is presented for payment again, Community Bank of Raymore (“We”) will charge a Return Item Fee each time we return the item because it exceeds the Available Balance in your account. Because we may charge a Return Item Fee each time an item is presented, we may charge you more than one fee for any given item as a result of a returned item and re-presentment of the item. When we charge a Return Item Fee, the charge reduces the Available Balance in your account and may put your account into (or further into) overdraft. If, on re-presentment of the item, the Available Balance in your account is sufficient to cover the item we may pay the item, and, if payment causes an overdraft, charge an Overdraft Fee. We may use the terms “item” and “transaction” interchangeably.
  • Community Bank of Raymore currently posts in the following order: 1. Force-paid items from the prior day processing (low to high), 2. Outgoing wire transfers (low to high), 3. Cash withdrawals at the teller window (low to high), 4. Over-the-counter items (low to high), 5. Debit card transactions, including cash withdrawals through an ATM, PIN point-of-sale transactions and non-PIN point-of-sale transactions (low to high), 6. Recurring debit card transactions (low to high), 7. ACH Debits (low to high), 8. In-clearing checks (low to high), 9. Automatic Debit Transactions, such as loan payments (low to high) and 10. Fees and other miscellaneous items (low to high).  However, because of the many ways we allow you to access your account, the posting order of individual items may differ from these general policies. Holds on funds (described herein) and the order in which transactions are posted may impact the total amount of Overdraft Fees or Return Item Fees assessed.
  • Overdraft Privilege is not a line of credit; it is a discretionary overdraft service that can be withdrawn at any time without prior notice.
  • Depositor and each Authorized Signatory will continue to be liable, jointly and severally, for all overdraft and fee amounts, as described in the Terms and Conditions of Your Account. The total (negative) balance, including all fees and charges, is due and payable upon demand.
  • We may be obligated to pay some debit card transactions that are not authorized through the payment system but which we are required to pay due to the payment system rules, and as a result you may incur fees if such transactions overdraw your account. However, we will not authorize debit card or ATM transactions unless your account’s Available Balance (including Overdraft Coverage Options) is sufficient to cover the transactions and any fee(s).
  • Giving us your consent to pay everyday debit card and ATM overdrafts on your consumer account (Extended Coverage) may result in you incurring Overdraft Fees for transactions that we would otherwise be required to pay without assessing an Overdraft Fee. However, this would allow us to authorize transactions up to the amount of your Overdraft Privilege limit. If you consent to Extended Coverage on your consumer account, it will remain on your account until it is otherwise withdrawn.

Understanding your Available Balance: Your account has two kinds of balances: the Current Balance and the Available Balance.

  • We authorize and pay transactions using the Available Balance.
  • Your Current Balance reflects the full amount of all deposits to your account as well as payment transactions that have been posted to your account. It does not reflect checks you have written and are still outstanding or transactions that have been authorized but are still pending.
  • Your Available Balance is the amount available to you to use for purchases, withdrawals, or to cover transactions. The Available Balance is your Current Balance, less any holds due to pending debit card transactions and holds on deposited funds.
  • The balance used for authorizing checks, ACH items, and recurring debit card transactions is your Available Balance plus the amount of the Overdraft Privilege limit and any available Overdraft Protection.
  • The balance used for authorizing ATM and everyday debit card transactions on accounts with Standard Coverage is your Available Balance plus any available Overdraft Protection but does NOT include the Overdraft Privilege limit.
  • The balance used for authorizing ATM and everyday debit card transactions on accounts with Extended Coverage is your Available Balance plus any available Overdraft Protection and includes the Overdraft Privilege limit.
  • Because your Available Balance reflects pending transactions and debit holds, your balance may appear to cover a transaction but later upon settlement it may not be sufficient to cover such transaction. In such cases, the transaction may further overdraw your account and be subject to additional overdraft fees. You should assume that any item which would overdraw your account based on your Available Balance may create an overdraft. Note that we may place a hold on deposited funds in accordance with our Regulation CC Funds Availability Disclosure, which will reduce the amount in your Available Balance.
  • Please be aware that the Overdraft Privilege amount is not included in your Available Balance provided through online banking, mobile banking or Community Bank of Raymore’s ATMs.
  • We will place a hold on your account for any authorized debit card transaction until the transaction settles (usually within two business days) or as permitted by payment system rules. In some cases, the hold may exceed the amount of the transaction. When the hold ends, the funds will be added to the Available Balance in your account. If your account is overdrawn after the held funds are added to the Available Balance and the transaction is posted to the Available Balance, an Overdraft Fee may be assessed.
  • Except as described herein, we will not pay items if the Available Balance in your account (including the Overdraft Privilege limit, if applicable) is not sufficient to cover the item(s) and the amount of any fee(s).

Understanding Overdraft Privilege Limits

  • New consumer and business checking accounts may receive a $100 Introductory Overdraft Privilege limit at account opening that may be increased to $1,000 after 60 days in good standing for consumer accounts or to $1,500 after 60 days in good standing for business accounts.
  • Overdraft Privilege may be reduced if you default on any loan or other obligation to us, your account becomes subject to any legal or administrative order or levy, or if you fail to maintain your account in good standing by not bringing your account to a positive balance within 35 days for a minimum of one business day. You must bring your account balance positive for at least one business day to have the full Overdraft Privilege limit reinstated.

If you have any questions about Overdraft Protection or Overdraft Privilege, please call us at (816) 322-2100 or visit a branch.


What You Need to Know about Overdrafts and Overdraft Fees

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 Auto Transfer link to another deposit account, which may be less costly 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 may 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 will not authorize and pay overdrafts for the following types of transactions without your consent:

  • 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 Community Bank of Raymore pays my overdraft?

Under our standard overdraft practices:

  • We will charge you a fee of up to $29 each time we pay an overdraft if the transaction is more than $10
  • We will charge a fee of $12 each time we pay an overdraft if the transaction is $10 or less
  • There is a limit of $225 per day on the total fees we can charge you for overdrawing your account.

What if I want Community Bank of Raymore to authorize and pay overdrafts on my ATM and everyday debit card transactions?

If you want us to authorize and pay overdrafts on ATM and everyday debit card transactions, call (816) 322-2100, visit our website at www.cbronline.net, email us at [email protected], complete the form below and present it at a branch or mail it to: P.O. Box 200,  Raymore, MO 64083.

You can revoke your authorization for Community Bank of Raymore to pay these overdrafts at any time by any of the above methods. Your revocation must include both your name and the last 4 digits of your account number so that we can properly identify your account.

 

Overdraft Program Details

Personal Information

  • OK Name is required
  • OK Last 4 of SSN is required
  • OK Home Phone is required
  • Optional OK Daytime Phone is required
  • OK Email is required

Opt In Choice

    OK I want Community Bank of Raymore to authorize and pay overdrafts on my ATM and everyday debit card transactions. is required

Please specify which accounts you'd like to opt in for:

    Optional OK I want to opt in for all accounts. is required
    Optional OK I want to opt in for specified accounts below. is required

Specified Accounts

  • OK Account Number 1 is required
  • Optional OK Account Number 2 is required
  • Optional OK Account Number 3 is required
  • Optional OK Account Number 4 is required

E-Signature

    I/We confirm that the Internet access device(s) I/we will use to receive the related legal disclosures, agreements and online account signature forms; and I/we consent to receiving the related legal disclosures, agreements, online account signature form and the instructions electronically. I/we confirm that I/we have read and understand the information regarding the right to opt in or decline this financial institution's paying ATM or one-time debit card transactions.

    OK Yes, I/We Confirm is required
  • I/we understand that I have an ongoing right to change this consent at any time.

  • OK is required