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BB&T Retirement and Institutional Services revamps retirement plan websites

Jun 3, 2013

RALEIGH, N.C., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BB&T Retirement and Institutional Services announced today a complete redesign of its two websites to create a retirement destination for both plan sponsors and participants.

"The redesigned websites were the result of extensive research," said BB&T Retirement and Institutional Services Division Manager Ray McCulloch. "We found plan sponsors want more information on how to help their employees become retirement ready, and that participants want easy-to-navigate retirement planning tools and account information to simplify the retirement planning process."

Retirement plan sponsors now have access to additional retirement planning resources, such as industry news, fiduciary and compliance updates, worksheets and stock research.

The redesigned plan participant website includes a new section which offers education sections for different stages of retirement planning. Additional changes include easier menu navigation, tab viewing, new charts, in-page help and PDF confirmations. They also have access to interactive retirement planning tools, videos and additional investment and retirement planning services offered by BB&T.

"Our goal was to create an online retirement destination for both plan sponsors and participants. The websites provide plan sponsors with tools on how to maintain a healthy retirement plan and helps participants of all ages plan for their retirement," McCulloch said.

About BB&T Retirement and Institutional Services

For more than 130 years, BB&T has provided small and large corporations, charitable organizations, foundations and endowments, and state and local governments with the services and support they need to achieve economic success and financial security. BB&T Retirement and Institutional Services offers a complete range of employee benefits consulting, fiduciary, philanthropic, corporate trust and investment management services. For more information, visit BBT.com/retirementsolutions or call 1-800-866-2288.

About BB&T

BB&T (NYSE: BBT) is one of the largest financial services holding companies in the U.S. with $181 billion in assets and market capitalization of $22.0 billion, as of March 31, 2013. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., the company operates 1,842 financial centers in 12 states and Washington, D.C., and offers a full range of consumer and commercial banking, securities brokerage, asset management, mortgage and insurance products and services. A Fortune 500 company, BB&T is consistently recognized for outstanding client satisfaction by J.D. Power and Associates, the U.S. Small Business Administration, Greenwich Associates and others. More information about BB&T and its full line of products and services is available at BBT.com.

SOURCE BB&T Corporation

For further information: David White, Vice President, BB&T Corporate Communications, (336) 733-1471, drwhite@bbandt.com


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