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BB&T Bank vs SunTrust Bank


 

BB&T Bank

SunTrust Bank

 

Benefits and Features

Savings 0.01% APY for all savings account. For Essential Savings Account - no minimum opening deposit, no monthly maintenance fee, no tiered interest rates. For Select Savings Account - $100 minimum opening deposit, $7 monthly maintenance fee unless 1) minimum $25 per month auto-transfer from a SunTrust personal checking account or, 2) $1,000 minimum daily collected balance. Has tiered interest rates.
CD 0.05% APY. Terms ranging from 6 months - 24 months. $2000 minimum opening deposit.
Money Market Minimum opening deposit $100. Monthly maintenance fee $17 unless 1) one (1) automated transfer ($100 minimum) occurs, OR 2) a minimum daily collected balance of $10,000 is maintained.
Customer Service 24/7 Telephone and Automated Customer Service
ATMs More than 2160 ATMs across 11 southeastern states and Washington DC.
IRA CD Terms ranging from 1 - 10 years.
Locations 1400 bank branches across 11 southeastern states and Washington D.C.
 

CreditDonkey® Reviews

SavingsStarStarStarHalf StarEmpty Star
CDStarStarStarStarHalf Star
CheckingStarStarStarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Money MarketStarStarStarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Customer ServiceStarStarStarStarEmpty Star
Mobile AppStarStarStarStarEmpty Star
Pros & ConsPros:
  • High APY for CDs
  • Free student account
  • Good customer service
Cons:
  • No free checking option
  • Low savings APY
  • Limited branches
Bottom Line Read full reviewSoutheastern regional bank known for good customer service... Read full review

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SunTrust Bank: Pricing information from published website as of 10/16/2021 based on 91107 zip code.


Articles on BB&T Bank

BB&T Bank Review

Banks aren't a one-size-fits-all thing. You have to find the one that suits your needs. Whether you are a seasoned banker or just starting out, each person has different needs, means, and capabilities when it comes to finances.

Articles on SunTrust Bank

SunTrust Bank Review

If customer service ranks high on your list, SunTrust Bank may be one you want to check out. While they offer interest rates comparable to most "big banks," they do offer that warm, fuzzy feeling some people look for in a bank.

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