BB&T CD Rates

Branch Banking and Trust Company (BB&T), headquartered in Winston Salem, North Carolina, is offering several different certificates of deposit. BB&T is advertising regular certificates of deposit with terms ranging from 7 days to 60 months. BB&T is also advertising a Home Saver CD, a College Saver CD, an Add-On CD, a Can’t Lose CD, a Stepped Rate CD and a Treasury CD.  All certificates of deposit for a certain type of investment.

The Home Saver certificate of deposit is designed to help the depositor save for buying a home. The certificate of deposit requires a minimum opening balance of $100. The CD term is 36 months. CD rates on the this certificate of deposit are tiered.

The College Saver certificate of deposit is for saving for college. The depositor can set up a recurring automatic deposit of $50 or more a month from a BB&T personal checking or savings account. Certificate of deposit terms on this account are 36 months, 48 months or 60 months. The minimum opening deposit is $100. Bank CD rates on this account are based on the CD term.

BB&T also offers certificates of deposit through the Certificate of Deposit Registry Service (CDARS). Which CDARS depositors can receive up to $50 million in FDIC insurance coverage through CDARS member banks.

To get a list of current CD interest rates from BB&T and to find out more information on the bank's certificates of deposit visit

Author: Monica Harris
January 21st, 2011