BB&T Bright Banking

BB&T Bright Banking® checking accounts are designed for everyone. Built-in features like easily waived fees will help guide you to a brighter financial future.

  • Easily waive maintenance fees when you meet a qualifier
  • Online account access
  • Mobile banking and alerts


Open your Bright Banking account and take advantage of the following benefits:


$10 monthly maintenance fee. Avoid the monthly maintenance fee with at least one of the following:

  • Combined ACH direct deposits totaling $500 or more per statement cycle OR
  • $1,500 average checking balance per statement cycle OR
  • $6,000 combined personal deposit balance including checking, savings, Money Rate Savings, Investor's Deposit Accounts, (excludes Certificates of Deposit and Individual Retirement Accounts) and/or outstanding personal loan balances including personal loans2,3,4, home equity lines of credit4, and credit card4 balances OR
  • Personal BB&T Mortgage2,5, any amount

At A Glance offers a quick overview of account features.

Learn more about our pricing and fees in our Pricing Guide.

Read our Bank Services Agreement.

Overdraft Protection

Avoid overdraft charges. Simply link your BB&T Bright Banking checking account to any of the following:6

Open an Account


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