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Not Your Typical Money Talk: SunTrust Teams with LearnVest to Amp Your Financial Savvy

Jul 11, 2014

ATLANTA, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE: STI) announced today it is teaming with LearnVest to provide tips and information to help people gain more control over their finances.  As a purpose-driven company committed to advancing financial well-being, SunTrust established this new partnership to help benefit everyone from students and families to career professionals and those nearing retirement.

LearnVest's original articles will be accessible not only to SunTrust clients, but also to anyone looking to make progress on their money through This partnership is expected to help to spark better financial literacy across the age spectrum with compelling reads such as "Survive a wedding weekend with your wallet intact" or "Seven reasons you need an emergency fund."  

"LearnVest has been recognized as a revolutionary player in the personal finance industry, and the company's accessible approach to financial advice helps people feel confident and in control of their money," said Rilla Delorier, executive vice president of Consumer Channels.  "Our Resource Center and LearnVest partnership align well with SunTrust's focus on Lighting the Way to Financial Well-Being and complement the help and advice that our teammates provide to clients."

SunTrust's online Resource Center contains a full suite of financial advice and tools designed to help people get organized, make a plan and stay on track with their finances.  LearnVest, which has helped thousands of people across the country learn to take better control of their money, will enhance the Resource Center's offerings and help bring even greater financial literacy to American consumers. 

To view the online resources made available by SunTrust and LearnVest, visit the SunTrust Resource Center at

About SunTrust Banks, Inc.

SunTrust Banks, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, is one of the nation's largest banking organizations, serving a broad range of consumer, commercial, corporate and institutional clients.  As of March 31, 2014, SunTrust had total assets of $179.5 billion and total deposits of $133 billion.  Through its flagship subsidiary, SunTrust Bank, the company operates an extensive branch and ATM network throughout the high-growth Southeast and Mid-Atlantic States and a full array of technology-based, 24-hour delivery channels.  The company also serves clients in selected markets nationally.  Its primary businesses include deposit, credit, trust and investment services.  Through its various subsidiaries, the company provides mortgage banking, asset management, securities brokerage, and capital market services.  SunTrust's Internet address is

About LearnVest, Inc.

To learn more about LearnVest, visit

LearnVest's subsidiary, LearnVest Planning Services, is a registered investment adviser that provides financial plans for its clients. LearnVest Planning Services and SunTrust are separate and unaffiliated and are not responsible for each other's products, services or policies.

SOURCE SunTrust Banks, Inc.

For further information: SunTrust Contact: Becky Biggs, (404) 813-0522,; LearnVest Contact: Dani Dalesandro, (212) 691-2800,

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