Empowering Confident Financial Decisions

Raise the Banner is Synovus’ new financial literacy program. It’s designed to educate individuals about basic financial concepts and principles so they’re able to make confident financial decisions — and reach their personal and economic goals.

We’re providing in-person financial education classes for individuals of all ages through the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s (FDIC) Money Smart financial education program. We’re partnering with nonprofits, schools, universities, and other organizations to make a difference in the lives of those throughout the communities we serve. As the bank of here everywhere we operate, Raise the Banner expands what we do every day: improve lives and strengthen communities.

“Raise the Banner is about expanding what we do at Synovus every day: improve lives and strengthen communities.”
Kessel Stelling, Synovus Chairman and CEO

Did you know?

  • 66% of Americans are considered financially illiterate.1
  • 78% of American workers live paycheck to paycheck.2
  • 17% of American adults are unable to pay their current month’s bills in full.3
  • 25% of non-retired American have no retirement savings or pension whatsoever.3
  • 27% of American adults would need to borrow or sell something to pay for an unexpected expense of $400.3

Important Disclosure Information

  1. FINRA Foundation, The State of U.S. Financial Capability: The 2018 National Financial Capability Study Back
  2. CareerBuilder, 2017 National Survey Back
  3. Federal Reserve, Report on the Economic Well-being of U.S. Households for 2018 Back