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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.

There's a checking account for you, too.

Essential Checking is the cornerstone of our checking solutions, and it can help you stay on track for your savings goals with multiple ways to waive the monthly fee.

Saving is easier than you think.

Online transfers let you easily move money from account to account.

Discover your Sunny Day

It’s good to save for a rainy day, but better to save for a sunny one.

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