Quick Answer: Can I Spend My Available Balance?

Does pending mean the money is already taken out?

Pending transactions only affect your available funds.

While the transaction is pending, the transaction amount is deducted from your available funds.

Your account balance is not affected by a pending transaction; it only changes once the payment is fully processed..

Can I use my available balance if I still have money pending?

“Available” Balance – The amount of money in your account that is available for you to use. The available balance includes holds placed on deposits and pending transactions (such as pending Debit Card purchases) that Advia has authorized but have not posted to your account.

Why is my available balance different from my current balance?

The available balance for your account may differ from the current balance because of pending transactions that have been presented against the account, but have not yet been processed. … The available balance also includes credit available if you have a line of credit linked to your checking account.

How long until current balance becomes available?

two daysDepending on the amount of the check, you may have access to the full amount in two days. Some banks make a portion of the check available immediately or within one business day.

Should I pay current balance?

There’s nothing wrong with paying your current balance in full, even if it’s higher than your statement balance, if you want to do so. But you should understand that paying your current balance won’t save you any extra money in interest, unless you’ve previously lost your card’s grace period.

Why is my current balance so high?

So if you’ve made a few purchases since your statement closing date (the date that one billing cycle closes and after which the next begins), then your current balance will be higher than your statement balance. … Paying your statement balance in full before or by its due date can help you save money on interest charges.

Why does my available balance Say 0?

If you swipe your card for more than what is in your account, the available balance will be $0 (which actually means less than 0). … The “bank” hasn’t validated the charge yet, so your account shows a balance of $50 still, but the bank has reason to believe that you have spent $48.25 of that.

Why is my available balance negative?

You’ll have a negative balance if your credit card issuer owes you money. It will be noted with a minus sign in front of the number listed for your current balance. You could see a negative balance if you accidentally overpaid your bill. You could also see one if you got a refund for a returned purchase.

Can I spend my current balance?

In those cases, you can only spend your available balance (or less if you have outstanding checks), and the rest of the money is being held by your financial institution. … Current balances include all of your money, including all available funds PLUS funds that are being held.

Can I go over my available balance?

Simple answer: You cannot go over your available balance. If your purchase request is too high the purchase will not be approved, and if you try to charge more than the approved amount the transaction will be declined.

Do you look at current balance or available balance?

Your available balance is the amount of money in your account to which you have immediate access. Your available balance will be different from your current balance if we have placed a hold on your deposit or if an authorized credit or debit card transaction has not yet cleared.

What do current balance mean?

Your Current Balance. Your current balance is the amount of money that is actually in your account at any given time. Your current balance reflects transactions that have “posted” to your account but it does not include transactions that have been authorized and are pending.