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Take your first step toward financial confidence.

Get control over your savings and start moving toward financial confidence with Essential Savings, an easy and convenient way to start a savings plan for any budget. Whether you’re building on what you already have, or just starting to set money aside for your personal goals, this account makes saving a little easier.

Essential Savings Account Key Features:

  • No minimum opening deposit required1
  • Enjoy no monthly maintenance fee
  • Avoid the $3 monthly Paper Statement Fee by enrolling in monthly Online Paperless Statements
  • Grow your savings balances through auto transfers from your SunTrust checking account
  • Use Balance Alerts to track your savings goals


1 Account must maintain a minimum balance of $.01 to remain open.

Transaction Limitations: Federal banking regulations limit you to six pre-authorized, telephone or online transfers to your other SunTrust Bank Accounts or to third parties. The limitation applies per month. If you routinely exceed these limitations, the Bank may close the account or convert it to a checking account. Transaction limitations apply regardless of balance.

An easier way to bank and save.

Essential Checking helps you easily take control of your finances and avoid monthly fees.

Cash right where you need it.

Move money from account to account more easily with online transfers.

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