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Regions Benefits
Regions 401(k)

photo of grandmother and granddaughterThe Regions 401(k) Plan offers you an opportunity to save and invest for your retirement years.

Accessing Your Account

You may  access your account from work (when logged into the Regions network). You will not be prompted for a password.  The Regions network completes the authentication for you.

To access your account away from work, visit http://401k.regions.com
The first time you enter the website, you will need to do so using the following default login information:

  • User Name: 9-digit Social Security number
  • Password: 6-digit date of birth, in MMDDYY format
    After you log in, you will be required to create your user name and password.

401(k) Plan Limits for 2014

All Associates may defer up to $17,500 in the 401(k) Plan in 2014. Associates that will be at least 50 years of age by 12/31/2014, may defer an additional $5,500 for a total of $23,000.  The Company Matching Contribution is limited to $10,400 (4 percent of the IRS Annual Compensation Limit of $260,000) in 2014. 2015 limits will be announced later this year.

Highlights of the 401k Plan

You can contribute to the Regions 401(k) Plan upon hire or anytime after your hire date. Once you elect to defer to the Plan, you save through semi-monthly payroll deductions. The percentage you defer can be changed at any time. After you have been employed by Regions for 12 consecutive months, Regions will begin matching all or part of your contributions (up to IRS limits) the first of the month following your one year anniversary.

  • Contributions may be made on a pre-tax or Roth after-tax basis (IRS limits apply).  See the Roth 401(k) Brochure and the Roth 401(k) Frequently Asked Questions for details regarding Roth after-tax deferrals.
  • The first of the month following one year of service, Regions will match your contributions dollar for dollar up to 4% (IRS limits apply). Whether you choose pre-tax, Roth after-tax or a combination of both, Regions will reward you with combined matching contributions of up to 4 percent of your eligible pay each year, and you gain immediate ownership in the Regions’ matching contributions with no waiting period. Currently, Regions invests the matching contributions each pay period to the Regions’ Stock Fund. (See “You have the freedom...” paragraph on page 20). Beginning January 1, 2015, Regions’ matching contributions will be invested according to your investment elections.
  • Regions also provides an annual 2 percent employer contribution to eligible associates regardless of whether or not they contribute to the Plan. To receive this contribution, associates must not be actively accruing a benefit in the Regions Retirement Pension Plan, be employed on the last day of the year, completed one year of service and have completed a minimum of 1,000 hours of service in that year. The employer contribution will take place the first quarter of the following year. 

The Plan offers a range of investment options that include:

  • Target Date Retirement Funds that help keep investing simple. Each of the 12 Target Date funds is designed to provide you a well-rounded investment portfolio based on when you expect to use your savings.
  • Individual Funds give you control. These 14 funds, which include mutual funds and Collective Investment Trusts (CITs), allow you to determine a combination that fits your needs and create your own investment portfolio. Over time, you decide when and how to adjust your investment mix to achieve a balance of risk and potential returns appropriate for reaching your goals.
  • If you don't select how your contributions are invested, your contributions will automatically be invested in the Target Date Retirement Fund that matches most closely with the years you will be ages 63-65.

You have the freedom to transfer company contributions into any investment option(s) offered in the Plan, whenever you want. Remember, you are responsible for how your Regions 401(k) account is invested. See the Funds Fact Sheets or the plan’s website for more information regarding the investment options available in the Plan.

For questions about your account, please call the Plan's record keeper, Mercer, at 800-370-9442.

Additional information can found in the 401(k) Summary Plan Description. See the Documents and Forms page for more materials to help you with managing your 401(k). 

Need Help? Please Contact the Plan's recordkeeper, Mercer, 1-800-370-9442.

 

THINK BENEFITS:
  • When updating beneficiaries, remember to update your 401(k) beneficiary as well.