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Suntrust Bank has 1,400 branches in the Southeast region. Checking accounts require $100 to open and offers different ways to waive fees. Known as a regional bank with good customer service.

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From time to time, SunTrust Bank offers cash bonuses for new banking customers. Some deals are only available for residents of select States, so make sure you read the fine print carefully.

All SunTrust Bank checking accounts offer free online banking, bill pay, and mobile deposits. There are over 2,100 ATMS.

Special Checking Account Features

SunTrust checking accounts come with these features:

  • Overdraft services. SunTrust offers a few options to help cover overdrafts. If you overdraw your account, but make a deposit to cover the amount by the cut-off time, you will not be charged any fees. Or you can enroll in Overdraft Protection and link a SunTrust savings, money market, credit card, or line of credit. Funds from those will be automatically transferred to cover any overdrafts. Enrollment in these services are optional.

  • Free checks. All checking accounts come with free checks. The amount varies depending on which account you open.

  • Cash deposit bonus. If you have a SunTrust Cash Rewards credit card, you will earn a bonus when you redeem your rewards back into a SunTrust deposit account. The bonus ranges from 10% - 25%, depending on which checking account you have.

  • Send money with Zelle. Easily send money to anyone with just a U.S. phone number or U.S. email address.

What to Open at SunTrust Bank

  • Promotional CDs. SunTrust Bank offers a great rate for their Promotional CDs of 12-month or longer. Terms go up to 58 months. The minimum to open is $2,000.

  • Select Savings. This savings account allows you to earn a 1% annual bonus (up to $25) when linked with a Select Checking or Signature Advantage Checking account. You can avoid the monthly service fee by setting up auto transfers of at least $25/month from your checking account, or by maintaining a daily balance of at least $1,000.

  • Essential Checking student account. If you're a student, you can get the Essential Checking for free for up to 5 years. You must be able to prove active enrollment in high school, college, or trade school.

How to Avoid Suntrust Bank Checking Account Fees

  • Essential Checking. The $7 monthly fee can be waived if you: initiate 10 or more transactions per statement cycle, OR maintain a daily balance of at least $500, OR have combined direct deposits of at least $500 per month, OR open as a student and receive a 5-year Student waiver.

  • Select Checking. The $15 monthly fee can be waived if you: maintain a daily balance of at least $2,000, OR have combined direct deposits of at least $2,000 per month, OR maintain a combined balance of at least $10,000 across all deposit accounts, investments, mortgages and loans, OR hold a SunTrust Mortgage with SurePay, OR hold a linked small business checking account.

  • Signature Advantage Checking. The $20 monthly fee can be waived if you maintain a combined balance of at least $10,000 across all SunTrust deposit and investment accounts, make $3,000 or more in total monthly qualifying direct deposits, or hold a linked SunTrust Small Business Checking account, Lending account or Credit Card solution.

  • Balanced Banking. The $12 monthly fee can be waived if you maintain a combined balance of at least $3,000 across all SunTrust deposit and IRA accounts.

    Highlights

    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.

Pricing information from published website as of 11/24/2020 based on 91107 zip code.

 

SunTrust Bank

Regions Bank

 

Benefits and Features

Savings0.01% 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.Two types of Savings Account - Regions Savings, and Regions Lifegreen Savings. 0.01% APY. Regions Savings Account - minimum opening deposit $50. $5 monthly maintenance fee, unless you have $300 minimum daily balance. Regions Lifegreen Account - minimum opening deposit $50. Must have Regions Checking Account. No monthly maintenance fee.
CD0.05% APY. Terms ranging from 6 months - 24 months. $2000 minimum opening deposit.0.01% - 0.05% APY. Terms ranging from 1 - 72 months. (Promotional rate of 0.55% APY for 63 Months) $500 minimum opening deposit for CDs with terms 90 days or longer. $2,500 minimum opening deposit for CDs with terms 7 - 89 days.
Money MarketMinimum 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.Two types of Money Market accounts - Regions Money Market Account and Premium Money Market Account. Regions Money Market: $12 monthly fee. Premium Money Market: $15 monthly fee.
Customer Service24/7 Telephone and Automated Customer Service24/7 Telephone Customer Service
ATMsMore than 2160 ATMs across 11 southeastern states and Washington DC.More than 2200 ATMs in 16 Southern and Midwestern US states.
IRA CDTerms ranging from 1 - 10 years.0.03% - 0.05% APY. Terms ranging from 6 months - 72 months. $250 minimum opening deposit.
IRA Money Market 0.01% APY. Minimum $50 opening deposit.
Locations1400 bank branches across 11 southeastern states and Washington D.C.More than 1500 branches in 16 Southern and Midwestern US states.

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SunTrust Bank: Pricing information from published website as of 11/24/2020 based on 91107 zip code.

Regions Bank: Pricing information from published website as of 11/24/2020 based on 35203 zip code.


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