Load it. Spend it. Save it.

Your spend bucket comes with a free Brightside Spend Card and ensures you're in control.

All about spend buckets

Spend buckets are just like chequing accounts at other banks and work exactly the same way. Except ours are always free and come with unlimited transactions. And of course no minimum account balance required.


Order your free card in-app, in minutes. 

Load. Spend. Save.

Get the no-fee Brightside Spend Card and connect it to one of your buckets and you can: 

  • Load your spend bucket with your own money so you spend only what you have

  • Score 0.5% cash back on all purchases made with your spend card

  • Earn extra top ups on us when you support our local Friends with Benefits business 

  • Travel and spend worldwide without foreign exchange fees

Spend anywhere and stay in the know

Use your spend card whenever, wherever to:

  • Shop online & everywhere Mastercard® is accepted

  • Add your Brightside Spend Card to Apple Pay and Google Pay™

  • Send money with unlimited, free Interac e-Transfer®

  • Get spend alerts to stay on top of what you have to spend

Customize your spend bucket

Give your bucket some customization to make it work best for you and your spending. 

  • Nickname your bucket whatever you want

  • Freeze your card anytime in-app

  • Move money to and from your spend bucket in seconds

More about the Brightside Spend Card

Free ATM withdrawals at ATB Financial ABMs

Purchase protection: Most purchases are protected from theft and damage for 90 days and include up to an additional year of warranty

Control your card in-app: Reset you PIN, freeze your card, and even order a replacement