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Managing Your Money

How To: Opt Out of Overdraft Privilege

While there are advantages to our standard overdraft privilege (ODP), you may have decided it’s not right for you. There are two options for opting out.

How To: Sign Up for Online Banking

At Pinnacle, we see convenience as an integral part of distinctive service. We are committed to offering efficient, effective and secure ways of delivering your financial information. Here are just a few ways our free online banking can make your life easier.

How To: Set up Balance Alerts

Within Pinnacle’s online banking system, account activity alerts can notify you when your balance drops below a certain level, a check clears or a deposit is made. This feature allows you to avoid unnecessary service charges, ensure transactions are processed, and be notified of unusual activity on your accounts.

Pros and Cons of Standard Overdraft Privilege

Whether it’s a mistake balancing your checkbook or an unexpected expense, an overdraft incident happens to almost everyone. There are mixed views on overdraft privilege services. Let us help clarify.

Alternatives to Standard Overdraft Privilege

We want to remind you of several programs and options that would likely reduce the cost of using your account. These options may be less expensive than our standard overdraft privilege.

Five Ways to Avoid Overdraft Fees

Most overdraft fees are avoidable. The best way to avoid fees is to manage your account so you don’t overdraw it. Here are some account management tips.

Tips for Coaching Your Kids on Finances

Kids learn most of what they know about money at home. Here are some ways to make sure children learn the financial lessons that will carry them through a lifetime.

Helping Elderly Parents Manage Finances

Caregiving isn’t limited to ensuring that relatives receive medical attention and keep their houses clean. It also includes assisting with money management tasks and financial decision making.

5 Frequently Asked Questions about Tennessee’s Inheritance Tax

The national debate about charging federal estate taxes has revealed some misconceptions about Tennessee’s laws. Many Tennesseans are surprised to hear that the state does have an inheritance tax. Here are the frequently asked questions about Tennessee’s inheritance tax.

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