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Synovus Bank Inspire Checking

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SuperMoney Net Recommendation Score -88

SUPERMONEY NET RECOMMENDATION SCORE

This product is strongly not recommended by SuperMoney users with a score of -88, equating to 1.2 on a 5 point rating scale.

-88

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Strongly not recommended

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7 users don't recommend
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Highlights
Community Rating Strongly not recommended
Monthly Fee $0 - $50
ATM Fee: Out-of-Network $2.50
Minimum Balance to Avoid Monthly Fee N/A
APY (Annual Percentage Yield) 0.05%
Number of Reviews 8

Synovus Bank Inspire Checking Review

Synovus Bank Inspire Checking is offered by Synovus Bank, a bank founded in 1888 and based in Columbus, GA. Synovus Bank Inspire Checking is available in 5 states across the USA.

Key Takeaways
  • Low APY. The maximum annual percentage yield for this account is only 0.05%.
  • Charges a monthly fee. This account charges a monthly service fee of up to $50, but there are ways to waive the fee.
  • $100 minimum deposit. This is a typical minimum initial deposit, but there are accounts that require a smaller initial deposit or have no minimum.
  • No ATM fees. Synovus Bank Inspire Checking does not charge fees on ATM transactions within its network but there is a fee of up to $2.50 for out-of-network ATM transactions.
  • ATM fee reimbursements. This account will reimburse you for the ATM fees charged by other financial institutions.
  • Free bill pay. Pay your bills to practically anyone in the United States through Synovus Bank.
  • Hard credit pull. Synovus Bank may require a hard pull on your credit report to open a checking account.
Synovus Bank Inspire Checking Pros & Cons
Pros Cons
  • Interest-yielding account.
  • Access to physical branches.
  • Free debit card
  • No signup bonus.
  • Only available in 5 states.
  • Higher than average wire transfer fees.
  • Monthly service charge.
  • Charges a higher than average fee on out-of-network ATM transactions.
Synovus Bank Inspire Checking FAQ

Are checking accounts from Synovus Bank federally insured?

Yes, your Synovus Bank checking accounts are insured up to $250,000 per person by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC #873). The FDIC is an independent agency of the United States government that protects you against the loss of your insured deposits if an FDIC-insured bank or savings association fails. FDIC insurance is backed by the full faith and credit of the United States government.

What APY does Synovus Bank Inspire Checking offer?

Synovus Bank Inspire Checking Rates & Terms
Description
APY (Annual Percentage Yield) 0.05%

Synovus Bank Inspire Checking offers an APY of 0.05% (APY stands for annual percentage yield, rates may change).

What are the account minimums for Synovus Bank Inspire Checking?

Synovus Bank Inspire Checking requires a minimum initial deposit of $100 to open an account.

Synovus Bank Inspire Checking Account Minimums
Description Amount
Minimum Opening Deposit $100
Minimum Combined Balance to Avoid Monthly Service Fee $100,000

What fees does Synovus Bank Inspire Checking charge?

This account charges a monthly service fee of up to $50.

Synovus Bank Inspire Checking Fees
Description
ATM Fee: In-Network $0
Check Copy $3
Check Image Service $3
Debit Card Replacement Fee $5
Early Account Closure $25
Foreign Transaction Fee (Debit Card) 1.5%
Monthly Fee $0 - $50
NSF Fee $35
Online Bill Pay Fee $0
Overdraft Item Fee $36
Overdraft Protection Fee (per transfer) $10
Paper Statement Fee $5
Returned Deposit Fee (Domestic) $9
Returned Deposit Fee (International) $40
Stop Payment Fee $34
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Incoming) $18
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Outgoing) $26
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Incoming) $25
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Outgoing) $45
ATM Fee: Out-of-Network $2.50

Does Synovus Bank Inspire Checking charge overdraft fees?

Yes, Synovus Bank Inspire Checking charges a $36 fee for every overdraft fee.

Synovus Bank Inspire Checking offers overdraft protection at a cost of $10 per transaction.

What features and perks does Synovus Bank Inspire Checking offer?

This account includes the following features:

  • ATM reimbursement - This account will reimburse you for the ATM fees charged by other networks.
  • Fraud monitoring - Synovus Bank Inspire Checking monitors transactions for potentially fraudulent activity, such as when a debit card is unexpectedly used in a different location or you make a sudden string of costly purchases.
  • Free Online Bill Pay - Online Bill Pay allows you to pay bills easily from your account.
  • Mobile Banking Services - Synovus Bank Inspire Checking allows you to manage your money online or with a mobile app. This includes depositing checks in your account with a mobile app on your smartphone.

What is the customer support email for Synovus Bank Inspire Checking?

The customer support email for Synovus Bank Inspire Checking is info@synovus.com.

How do people rate the customer service and user experience of Synovus Bank Inspire Checking?

Overall, Synovus Bank Inspire Checking is strongly not recommended based on community reviews that rate customer service and user experience.

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Availability

  Available in 5 states
  • Alabama
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee

Feature Breakdown

APY Minimum Balance $0
Minimum Combined Balance to Avoid Monthly Fee $100,000
Minimum Opening Deposit Starting at $100
ATM Fee: In-Network $0
Online Bill Pay Fee $0
Check Copy $3
Check Image Service $3
Debit Card Replacement Fee $5
Early Account Closure $25
Foreign Transaction Fee (Debit Card) 1.5%
Monthly Fee $0 - $50
NSF Fee $35
Overdraft Item Fee $36
Overdraft Protection Fee (per transfer) $10
Paper Statement Fee $5
Returned Deposit Fee (Domestic) $9
Returned Deposit Fee (International) $40
Stop Payment Fee $34
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Incoming) $18
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Outgoing) $26
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Incoming) $25
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Outgoing) $45
ATM Fee: Out-of-Network $2.50
Bank Account Features
  • No ATM Fees
  • Free Bill Pay
  • Mobile Check Deposit
  • Interest Bearing Account
  • ATM Reimbursement
  • Mobile Banking
  • Fraud Monitoring
  • Fraud Protection
  • Debit Card
  • Bauer Financial A+/A Rating
  • Branch Access
  • FDIC Member
APY (Annual Percentage Yield) 0.05%

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SUPERMONEY NET RECOMMENDATION SCORE

This product is strongly not recommended by SuperMoney users with a score of -88, equating to 1.2 on a 5 point rating scale.

-88

Recommendation score measures the loyalty between a provider and a consumer. It's at +100 if everybody recommends the provider, and at -100 when no one recommends.

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