Investing and Retirement Products and Solutions

You may know SunTrust as a trusted bank, but did you also know we offer a comprehensive array of investment and retirement products and services you’d find at most brokerage firms? How can we help you?

Find an Investment

For more than a generation, our dedicated, local SunTrust Investment Service advisors (STIS) have been helping clients reach financial well-being by crafting personalized portfolios. The following are just some of the many investment products and solutions we can provide:

Choose from a wide range of stocks offered through exchanges across the globe to add growth to your portfolio.

Select from a wide range of corporate, municipal and U.S. government bonds as well as bond funds to generate income in your portfolio.

Select funds (many with no transaction fees) from more than 150 fund families including boutique firms and specialized strategies.

Invest in specific sectors, asset classes or investment strategies through a wide range of ETFs available through SunTrust Investment Services.

Potentially improve your diversification and smooth out returns by investing in developed and emerging foreign market stocks, bonds and currencies.

Unlock an additional source of guaranteed income in retirement to help cover your expenses.

Choose an Account Type

Whether you’re just starting to save or nearing retirement, we can offer an account that meets your saving and investing needs:

Increase your tax-deferred retirement savings with a Traditional IRA from SunTrust.

Enjoy potential tax-free growth and tax-free income in retirement with a Roth IRA from SunTrust.

Consolidate all your retirement assets into a single account while maintaining their tax-deferred status.

Provide retirement benefits for yourself as a small business owner, as well as your employees.

Eliminate short-term worry with the predictable return of a CD-funded IRA.

Build up your short- or long-term savings in a taxable investment account that can be consolidated with your banking statement.

Planning Services

Take a step back and create a plan before exploring your investment options. Find out more about our planning process and resources.

Discover how our dynamic planning process is different – adapting to your needs as they change over time.

Find out how easy it is for you and your advisor to build and monitor a custom financial plan using our collaborative, web-based planning approach.

Explore the four pillars of successful investing that serve as the foundation of our investment philosophy.

If you don’t have a plan for funding all your important goals, or not sure your current plan will get you there, we can help.

Be a Smarter Investor

Want to become more knowledgeable about investing or retirement planning? Take a few minutes to read through our Quick Guides.

Quick Guide to Retirement

Learn how to set measurable and achievable retirement goals, explore ways to accelerate your savings, and find out which factors matter most as you enter into retirement.

Quick Guide to Investing

Find out how to set measurable goals, determine your risk tolerance, select the right types of investments and monitor your progress towards your goals.

Check Your Current Portfolio

For those with more than $100,000 to invest, The SunTrust Premier Program® offers enhanced services and a complimentary portfolio review from a SunTrust Investment Services advisor.

Find a Financial Advisor near you.

If you prefer to call us, you can reach the STIS Client Advisory Center at 877.962.9032.


Investing & Retirement Resource Center

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    The financial obligations associated with caring for an aging parent can often coincide with other priorities. Of course you want to help out when possible; just don’t jeopardize your own future.

  • A Fresh Perspective on Retirement Income

    Faced with the potential to live 30+ years in retirement, the traditional approach to retirement income may no longer make sense.

  • Big Life Change? Three Retirement Rules of Thumb to Follow

    Big life changes can dramatically change how much money you’re able to save each month. Keep in mind these rules of thumb when life shakes things up.

  • Staying on Track with Your Retirement Investments

    Investing for your retirement over the long term takes a little knowledge and discipline. Though there can be no guarantee that any investment strategy will be successful—and all investing involves risk—there are ways to help yourself build your retirement cushion.

  • Donor Advised Funds: Family Giving Made Easy

    In 2014, Americans gave more than $358 billion to charity with nearly three-quarters of that amount coming directly from individuals. And while much of these donations come in the form of direct cash gifts, more and more individuals are turning to planned.