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Senior Checking

Enjoy all the benefits of our most popular checking account plus exclusive extras for clients 55 and over

Open an account online to get a BB&T Senior Checking account - important

Best if you

  • Are at least 55 years of age
  • Want to avoid maintenance fees—2 easy ways to qualify
  • Want a conventional checking account with access to online and mobile banking


  • Option to personalize your debit card
  • Free wallet-style checks with a BB&T design, or a $6 discount on other designs
  • One no-penalty early CD withdrawal for medical emergencies1
  • Available overdraft protection


$100 minimum opening deposit

2 different ways to avoid the $10 maintenance fee each statement cycle:

  • $500 combined direct deposits or
  • $1,000 average checking balance

See all pricing and fees.

Senior Checking includes a number of extras plus convenient access options.

Enjoy these additional benefits

  • Free access to over 3,100 BB&T ATMs
  • Securely deposit checks from your smartphone or tablet with mobile check deposit2
  • 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

Ready to get started?

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Find out if you're on track to meet your retirement goals with this handy calculator.

Learn how to manage your accounts with overdraft protection and overdraft review.

See how U by BB&T can make managing your money easy and convenient.

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Learn more about your account At A Glance.

Learn about fees and ways you can avoid them.

1A penalty may be imposed for early withdrawal from certificates of deposits (CDs).

2Account 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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