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First County Bank

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117 Prospect Street
Stamford, CT 06901

First County Bank is headquartered in Stamford and is the 7th largest bank in the state of Connecticut. It is also the 496th largest bank in the nation. It was established in 1851 and as of March of 2019, it had grown to 227 employees at 18 locations. First County Bank's money market rates are 3X the national average, and it has an A health rating.

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First County Bank (CT) Adds 15-Month CD - 7/30/2018

First County Bank (CT) has added a 15-month High Yield CD (3.00% APY) and 15-month No Penalty CD (2.60% APY). Minimum deposit for either is $1k of new money.

3.00% 15 Month High Yield And 2.60% 15 Month No Penalty CD Specials - 7/27/2018

First County Bank, based out of Stamford, CT, is running some nice CD specials. Rates can be found here: and Specials of note include two 15 month CDs, a 3.00% with 6 month EWP and a 2.60% No Penalty CD that can be withdrawn in full (no partial withdrawals) after 6 days due to federal regulations. New funds only, $1,000 min $250,000 max deposit "per household" split in any way between the two 15 month specials. Interest compounds and credits monthly, 5 day grace period after maturity to withdraw funds without penalty. They also have a 2.25% 13 month CD, a 2.50% 18 month CD, and a 2.75% 30 month Bump Rate CD. EWP for all of these specials is 6 months, except the 15 month no penalty and the 30 month, which has a 12 month EWP. Accounts can be opened by visiting any of their 16 branches, or by calling (203) 462-4400 8:30 AM-4:30 PM on weekdays, or through online banking if you are a current customer.


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Health Grade Components

FDIC Certificate #18204
Year Established1851
Primary RegulatorFDIC
Profit Margin
Return on Assets - YTD0.56%
Return on Equity - YTD6.65%
Annual Interest Income$16.4MM
Assets and Liabilities
AssetsQ1 2019vs Q1 2018$1.70B$1.59B
LoansQ1 2019vs Q1 2018$1.31B$1.21B
DepositsQ1 2019vs Q1 2018$1.16B$1.03B
Equity CapitalQ1 2019vs Q1 2018$145.9MM$135.0MM
Loan Loss AllowanceQ1 2019vs Q1 2018$10.2MM$9.5MM
Unbacked Noncurrent LoansQ1 2019vs Q1 2018$9.7MM$9.2MM
Real Estate OwnedQ1 2019vs Q1 2018$418.00K$403.00K
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First County Bank Savings Account Rates

0.50%$1-FirstMaturedCD Savings
0.15%*$100k*-First Savings
OTHER TIERS: 0.03% $1 - $25k | 0.05% $25k - $100k
0.15%*$100k*-First Business Savings
OTHER TIERS: 0.03% $1 - $25k | 0.05% $25k - $100k
0.15%*$100k*-FirstPrize $avings
OTHER TIERS: 0.03% Up to $25k | 0.05% $25k - $100k

First County Bank Money Market Rates

1.50%*$250k*-FirstRate Money Market
OTHER TIERS: 0.01% $1 - $2.5k | 0.30% $2.5k - $50k | 1.35% $50k - $250k
0.15%*$25k*-First Tiered Money Market
OTHER TIERS: 0.03% $1 - $2.5k | 0.05% $2.5k - $25k
0.15%*$25k*-First Business Money Market
OTHER TIERS: 0.03% $1 - $2.5k | 0.05% $2.5k - $25k
0.03%$1k-Money Market Retirement Account

First County Bank Checking Account Rates

2.20%*$1$15kHigh Yield Checking
OTHER TIERS: 0.25% $15k+
0.02%--InterestAccess Checking

First County Bank CD Rates

2.00%$1k-30 Month Bump Rate CD
2.00%$1k-36 Month Bump Rate CD
2.00%$1k-18 Month CD
1.95%$1k-13 Month CD Special
1.50%$1k-14 Month Easy-Out CD
1.25%$1k-60 Month CD
1.10%$1k-48 Month CD
0.70%$1k-36 Month CD
0.50%$1k-18 Month Bump Rate CD
0.50%$1k-24 Month CD
0.25%$1k-12 Month CD
0.10%$1k-60 Day CD
0.10%$1k-91 Day CD
0.10%$1k-6 Month CD

First County Bank IRA Rates

2.00%$1k-2 1/2 Year IRA CD
2.00%$1k-One Year Tax-Deferred CD
1.25%$1k-5 Year IRA CD
0.25%$1k-1 Year IRA CD


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