BB&T Bank Bus stops at Stillman College to promote financial education
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) announced today it will offer free education to area students on the importance of financial literacy and the benefits of creating win-win banking relationships during “BB&T” days at Stillman College, Nov. 12-13.
The Winston-Salem, N.C.-based company has scheduled the BB&T Bank Bus, a 40-foot mobile financial classroom, for the Stillman College area as part of its grassroots effort to reach people where they live and work. The bus is equipped with the latest in satellite and computer technology and staffed by retail and business bankers.
The bus will be located on Greek Row from 10-2 on November 12 and 13.
“It is our mission to make the communities in which we live better places to live. One way we do that is by bringing financial education to where our clients live work and play,” said BB&T Community Development Specialist Heidi Schoonover. “We want to simplify the banking process and make access to our services as convenient as possible. We invite area students to come learn more about managing finances online and planning for your financial future. We can also help them access their free annual credit report.”
The Bank Bus provides Internet access to homeownership and credit counseling programs, and free annual credit reports. Also provided is comprehensive financial services information, including a Web-based Credit 101 course. BB&T relationship bankers will be available to help with checking and savings accounts, other financial services and provide access to computer-based Money Smart Financial Education in English and Spanish.
BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) is one of the largest financial services holding companies in the U.S. with more than $157.2 billion in assets and market capitalization of $16.7 billion, as of Sept. 30, 2010. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., the company operates approximately 1,800 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 www.BBT.com. More information about BB&T Corporation is available at www.BBT.com/About.
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