The facts about banking

Banking can be complicated: strange acronyms, unfamiliar terminology and involved processes. We get a lot of questions from our clients, and we wanted to create one place to find all the answers. So, here's the scoop on everything you need to know — in a way that actually makes sense. It's our way of demystifying banking. Because when you have the facts, things become clear.

Follow Jane through her day to learn some banking tips of your own.

9:15 a.m.

12:35 p.m.

2:25 p.m.

5:30 p.m.

7:15 p.m.

Logs into
Online Banking

Makes a
Check Card
purchase

Receives
an alert

Uses Mobile
Banking

Avoids an
overdraft fee

How can I better manage
my money?

In today's economic times, we all could use a hand with money management. Discover some tips, tricks and tools that can help.

MANAGING MONEY

When does my money go into and out of my account?

Different transactions happen at different times. Learn when your paycheck gets deposited, when the birthday check you deposited from Aunt Marge is available to spend, or when your Check Card gas purchase shows up.

TRACKING BALANCES

What fees exist and how can I avoid them?

Learn more about what fees may be assessed on your account — and what you can do to avoid them.

UNDERSTANDING FEES

Securities and Insurance Products and Services:

  • Are Not FDIC or any other Government Agency Insured
  • Are Not Bank Guaranteed
  • May Lose Value

Services provided by the following affiliates of SunTrust Banks, Inc.: Banking and trust products are provided by SunTrust Bank, a member of the FDIC. Securities, Insurance and other Investment products and services are provided by SunTrust Investment Services, Inc., a registered broker/dealer and a member of the FINRA and SIPC.

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