A better way to organize your money.
Add up to 10 buckets. Name 'em. Save into. Spend out of. You do you.
Load. Spend. Save.
Get the no-fee Brightside Spend Card Mastercard®. Load your card with your own money in-app, spend, and save every time you do with 0.5% cash back.
Shop online & everywhere Mastercard® is accepted with unlimited transactions
Spend alerts to stay in control of your spending
Spend with Apple Pay and Google Pay™ in‑store, in‑app, and online
No credit check
Save while you spend.
Use Round Ups with your Brightside Spend Card or any other debit/credit card you use and have your purchases rounded up to the nearest $1, $2, or $5. Save that spare change in any of your Brightside buckets.
Automate your savings
Maximize the savings, minimize the effort with Save Automagically. Pick your amount, set your schedule, and save.
Spend & save without switching.
Securely connect Brightside to your existing bank account in-app, making it easy to load your spend card and use our savings features with no switching required (but hey, you totally could - we're pretty awesome).
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Shop it like it's hot
It's one hot month! For the entire month of July, we’re giving you the chance to shop it like it’s hot with your Brightside Spend Card and win one of five $1,000 prizes deposited into your Brightside bucket.
Spend (& save) in the name of local love!
Brightside’s Summer of Extras makes supporting local even more rewarding. All summer long we’re giving every top up an extra bonus of $2, $5, or $10.
The beer-making magic behind Your Wish is Pomegranted
#BeTheBrewer 2021 is a wrap and the beer is now on tap! We’re covering our journey of co-creation and sharing where you can taste it on tap.
Takeout and top up!
Brightsiders, you know how to show the local love! Thanks for supporting our restaurant and brewery Friends with Benefits during the month of May.
Spend, save, and celly with Brightside
We’re breaking down our roster of spending and savings features that pair perfectly with your day-to-day banking.
Reach the peak of your savings with Brightside
The powder’s piling up! Here’s how you can use Brightside to save for the slopes and that mountain getaway.
Feeling financially empowered with Selina Gray
We partnered up with Alberta’s financial empowerment expert, Selina Gray, to bring you affirmations that make you feel courageous, inspired, and reflective.
Making it official with Coffee Date
Celebrating the launch of Friend with Benefits, we got busy with Calgary Heritage Roasting Co. and Square One Coffee to create a custom Brightside brew.
It’s time to take total control of your spending
Rather than always borrowing from your future self, find out how good it feels to spend money in real-time with our spend card.
Budgeting with buckets
Ditch the spreadsheets and discover a different way of tackling your spending and saving goals.
We make saving fun.
But we take your savings seriously.
Safe and secure
We might not be a bank, but we keep your money just as safe.
Brightside is part of the ATB family so rest assured you're in good hands.