Intro – Top Rated Florida Banks


AdvisoryHQ recently reviewed the top banks in Florida. Each bank was individually researched based on general concepts of quality and value.

Various criteria were considered during the research process, some of which include fees, convenience, branches, online banking, education materials, and the selection of available services.

Below we have highlighted some of the many reasons PNC Bank was selected as one of the best banks in Florida.



PNC Bank Review


PNC has been serving the needs of customers for more than 160 years with services including cash management, depository, lending, and investment options.

PNC serves more than six million consumer and small business customers, with a presence in 19 states and Washington D.C.

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This bank is highly accessible with more than 2,500 branches throughout the country, 9,000 ATMs, and comprehensive online and mobile services.

Other subsidiaries of PNC aside from retail banking include the PNC Institutional Asset Management group, corporate and institutional banking services, residential mortgage banking, and PNC also owns a portion of BlackRock.



Key Factors That Enabled Us to Rank This Bank as a Top Bank in Florida

Based on a comparison of banks in Florida, PNC was selected as one of the best based on the following criteria and ranking details.

Virtual Wallet

When looking at the top banks in Orlando and throughout the state of Florida, signature products and offerings were a critical part of the ranking process. One of those unique options from PNC was Virtual Wallet, which allows customers to see and manage their money differently.

Virtual Wallet online and mobile features deliver a personalized view of finances, including a calendar, wish list, spending zone and credit card functionality.

With the Money Bar tool, users have a birds-eye-view of what they’re spending, what they have available to spend, and what is set aside as a reserve.

With the Spending Zone tool, Virtual Wallet users get a better way to budget, and spending is broken into individual categories, with specific budgets for each.

Insight Apps

PNC is an excellent financial institution and one of the best banks in Tampa as well as most of Florida because of their technology and mobile apps that simplify finances, saving, budgeting, and more.

Two of these mobile apps are PNC Total Insight and PNC Wealth Insight.

PNC Total Insight is available for both Apple and Android platforms and gives users a complete, in-depth view of their total financial picture, combined with guidance from an expert PNC Investments Financial Advisor.

With the PNC Wealth Insight app, users can see their financial standing at a glance or take a more in-depth view. You can also track all of your PNC Wealth Management accounts anytime and anywhere.



S is for Savings

As a full-service financial provider, PNC features an array of educational tools, resources, and guides. One of their educational programs is called “S is for Savings.”

This is a way for parents to help their young children learn the basics of money and finances with an interactive online program featuring Sesame Street characters. Children are instructed on topics such as saving, sharing, and spending, and they can even create their own goals for saving money.

It includes a savings account with Auto Saving features, the ability to make unlimited deposits and transfers into the account, and interest is earned on balances starting at $1.

SmartAccess Prepaid Visa Card

The PNC SmartAccess Prepaid Visa® Card simplifies budgeting and management of money. This card allows users to deposit money, make purchases and payments, access cash, and more.

Features of this prepaid Visa include easy access to money and no overdraft fees; it’s a safe and secure way to spend and manage money.

The SmartAccess Card is certified to meet Visa standards, including those outlining consumer protection, and you can track your balance and purchases by using the SmartAccess Mobile app.



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