Although Easter is celebrated by many people throughout the U.S., it’s not recognized as a holiday by the Federal Reserve System. Neither is Good Friday, the day that marks the death and crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
Because Easter is not a recognized federal holiday, you might think your bank will be open for business on Easter Sunday — this year on April 21. In most cases, however, you’d be mistaken.
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Banks Closed on Easter 2019
Most or all branch locations for the following banks are closed on Sunday, which means they’ll be closed on Easter Sunday. A few closures even start on Good Friday. Some are shuttering in observance of the holiday, while others are simply never open on Sundays.
- Bank of America
- Bank of the West
- BBVA Compass Bank
- BMO Harris Bank
- Capital One Bank
- Chase Bank
- Citizens Bank
- Comerica Bank
- Fifth Third Bank
- First Citizens Bank
- HSBC Bank
- Huntington Bank
- Huntington State Bank
- M&T Bank
- People’s United Bank
- Regions Bank
- Santander Bank
- SunTrust Bank
- TD Bank
- Union Bank
- Wells Fargo
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Wherever you bank, chances are that your bank will not be open on Easter to deposit money, pay bills or take advantage of other services as normal. It’s always a good idea to check with your local branch to see what its hours are. Some banks tend to hold hours on Sunday. Non-secured ATMs, mobile systems and online banking will still be accessible if you find yourself needing to manage your finances this Easter Sunday.
Unlike the ones listed here, there are some banks open on Sunday.
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Sean Dennison contributed to the reporting of this article.
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