Featured Checking Account

Our most popular checking account is perfect for your everyday banking needs

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Best if you

  • Want a basic checking account that meets your everyday banking needs
  • Are able to set up direct deposit

Benefits

  • Option to personalize your debit card
  • Available overdraft protection

Pricing

  • Want a basic checking account that meets your everyday banking needs
  • See all pricing and fees.

Enjoy these additional benefits

  • Free access to over 2,400 BB&T ATMs
  • Securely deposit checks from your smartphone or tablet with mobile check deposit
  • Unlimited automated account information through BB&T Phone24 at 800-BANK-BBT (800-226-5228)
  • U by BB&T money management tools, including a customizable dashboard, cash back with BB&T Deals and personal payments

Keep tabs on your account

  • Use U by BB&T®, our customizable online and mobile banking experience, to monitor your BB&T and non-BB&T accounts, pay bills, set and track spending, manage your receipts and more
  • Receive important account alerts by email or text
  • Choose online statements for convenient access to your account statements from your computer or mobile device

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    Account eligibility requirements apply. Mobile check deposit is available for iPhone, iPod with camera, iPad version 2 and higher, iPad mini and Android.  A camera is required.

Fees from your mobile or data carrier may apply. A monthly service fee applies if you choose to access your online banking financial data through QuickBooks® or Quicken® Direct Connect.

Subject to credit approval.

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