A branch visit appears to be required. Branches are located in California, Seattle, and New York/New Jersey. Note, I was only able to confirm this at a New York branch. It may not be available in the western branches. If you check, please leave a comment.
The bank's financial ratings for soundness are a little weak: 3 stars (adequate) at BauerFinancial and 1 star (lowest) at Bankrate.com. Both are based on 6/30/08 data. The bank has been FDIC insured since 1965 (FDIC Certificate # 19416).
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