Earlier this week, parent bank HSBC revealed the new charge … First Direct will retain its £250 interest free overdraft buffer. First Direct Overdraft Charges. 9 replies 1.2K views Beanz Forumite. If you regularly use your overdraft then you're not alone. For First Direct, it has been revealed that no interest will be charged on the first £250 of an arranged overdraft but 39.9 percent EAR variable will be applied on anything above £250. FIRST Direct has become the latest bank to announce a hike in overdraft fees to 39.9 per cent from March. Hi, I currently have an overdraft on my current account with First Direct. However, first direct will pay for any enquiry fees to your previous lender, money transmission fees and Land Registry fees. If you're re-mortgaging a property in Scotland or Northern Ireland. M&S Bank. Every bank and credit union has its own limit on the number of overdraft fees it will charge in one day. First Direct is also scrapping its £5 daily usage fee for unarranged overdrafts and reducing the maximum monthly cost for using one to £20. 22 November 2006 at 12:31PM edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Budgeting & Bank Accounts. Transaction fee: From an account you do not pay a First Directory fee from Transaction fee: Cash fee: £0 2.75% 2.75% 2% (Min: £1.75, Max: £5) We calculate the percentage fee on the converted amount of the cash withdrawal. Overdrafts and related services Arranged and Unarranged Overdraft On the first £250: On amounts over £250: HSBC and First Direct customers saved $135m (£85m) in overdraft charges after the bank started sending text messages to warn them they were about to … In addition to the arrangement fee and/or any booking fee you will need to pay for a professional valuation for both offset and Repayment Mortgages. 66 posts. An M&S Bank spokesperson said: “From 14 March, the interest-free overdraft amount on the M&S Current Account will increase from £100 – £250 and going forward the interest rate charged on any overdraft … From next year, First Direct and M&S Bank customers will be charged 39.9% EAR on any overdraft over £250 (including unarranged overdrafts for First Direct customers). First Direct and M&S Bank also raised overdraft fees to 39.9 per cent, while rates at Halifax and Lloyds are set to rise to the same figure at the start of April. For most people, first contact with an overdraft will likely have been at a relatively young age—perhaps even at university. Typically, banks do not charge the overdraft fee when you overdraw by less than $5. 22 November 2006 at 12:31PM edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Budgeting & Bank Accounts. NSF Fee 58% of Plum users will fall into their overdraft at least once this month, with 6% spending the entire month in 'the red'! 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