All we see is you
As a way of saying thank you for everything you do to make BB&T successful, we're proud to provide the enhanced Associate Banking program. The program provides more privacy, easy access and benefits available only to associates. Why? Because you deserve it.
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All of our credit cards offer you Visa's® Zero Liability Policy Disclosure 1 , online and mobile banking, alerts, chip card technology and more.
BB&T Bright credit card
Save money by paying less interest with the low annual percentage rate BB&T Bright credit card
BB&T Spectrum Cash Rewards credit card
Earn rewards for the things you buy every day
- Get 3% cash back on gas, 2% cash back on utilities and groceries, and 1% cash back on all other eligible purchases Disclosure 4 , Disclosure 5
- Get 10% bonus cash when you redeem rewards into your BB&T checking or savings account
- 0% introductory APR for 12 months on purchases and balance transfers Disclosure 2
BB&T Spectrum Travel Rewards credit card
Earn 2x miles on your travel purchases and more
- Earn 2x miles on air/hotel/car rentals and 1x miles on all other eligible purchases Disclosure 5
- Earn 20,000 bonus miles when you spend $2,000 in the first 90 days ($200 value)
- Get an $85 credit for TSA Pre✓® or Global Entry Disclosure 6
- Use your annual $50 airline incidental credit toward check bag fees, in flight purchases, and more Disclosure 6
- No annual fee for the first year, and $89 thereafter Disclosure 3
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The Visa® Zero Liability Policy(opens in a new tab) covers US issued cards and does not apply to certain commercial card transactions or any transactions not processed by Visa. You must notify BB&T immediately of any unauthorized use. For specific restrictions, limitations and other details, please consult your cardholder agreement.
BB&T Bright for Associates APR for purchases and balance transfers is 0% for 15 months. After that, for BB&T Associates the APR is determined monthly by adding 1.99% to prime rate. BB&T Spectrum Cash Rewards for Associates APR for purchases and balance transfers is 0% for 12 months. After that, for BB&T Associates the APR is determined monthly by adding 3.99% to prime rate. BB&T Bright for Associates 7.49% APR (annual percentage rate), BB&T Spectrum Cash Rewards for Associates 9.49% APR, and BB&T Spectrum Travel Rewards for Associates 9.49% APR are variable rates tied to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) Prime + 1.99% (BB&T Bright for Associates), and the WSJ Prime + 3.99% (BB&T Spectrum for Associates) based on credit history. The Prime Rate used to determine your APR is a variable rate and is the highest prime rate published in WSJ as of the first day of the month. WSJ Prime currently is 5.50% as of December 20, 2018.
There is a monthly cap (first day of a month through the last day of a month) of $1,000 on rewards earned at the bonus rate combination of 3% at gas stations and 2% at grocery store/supermarkets and utilities. Once the $1,000 monthly limit is reached, you will earn the base rewards of 1% for those purchases.
You may earn rewards on eligible purchases made with your credit card. Eligible purchases include any signature-based purchase, Internet purchase, phone or mail-order purchase or automatic bill payment, excluding cash advances, traveler’s checks, access checks, balance transfers, money orders, cash equivalents, fees, interest charges, credit insurance, fraudulent transactions, credits and returns (each a qualifying purchase).
Member is eligible for a statement credit of up to $50 each calendar year on qualifying airline incidental transactions. To qualify, a member must use the BB&T Spectrum Travel Rewards credit card to pay for the airline incidental transactions. A member is entitled to one $85 statement credit per account every four years, in connection with either the TSA Pre✓® ($85) or Global Entry ($100) program. To qualify, a member must use the BB&T Spectrum Travel Rewards credit card to pay the application fee. For complete details on the TSA Pre✓ program, go to tsa.gov(opens in a new tab). For complete details on the Global Entry program, go to globalentry.gov(opens in a new tab). The TSA Pre✓ trademark is used with the permission of the US Department of Homeland Security.
Mortgage Lending is equally committed to safeguarding associate information and adhering to the Code of Ethics policies. Mortgage applications are originated outside of the Associate Banking platform; therefore, the automated privacy messages do not apply.
Certain terms, conditions and exclusions apply. In order for coverage to apply you must use your covered Visa card to secure transactions. Please refer to Visa's Guide to Benefits(opens in a new tab) for further details.
A BB&T credit card, loan or line cannot be paid through a balance transfer. Continue to make payments on the existing loan or line until the transfer is posted and complete. Transfer balances are available up to your purchase credit limit. Fees and finance charges will reduce the available purchase credit limit.
Only deposit products are FDIC insured.
Loans, lines of credit and credit cards are subject to credit approval.
FCRA Risk-Based Pricing Notice: The terms offered are set based on whole or in part on information obtained in a report from the consumer reporting agency listed below. You have a right under the Fair Credit Reporting Act to obtain a free copy of the report from the consumer reporting agency: Equifax Information Services, LLC, Mail drop H-13, 1550 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30309, 800-685-1111.
Branch Banking and Trust Company is a Member FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.