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The Camden National Bank (ME)

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0.05%CheckingPromise Premier Account
0.07%SavingsPromise Savings Account
0.20%Money MarketPromise Money Market

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800-860-8821
2 Elm Street
Camden, ME 04843

The Camden National Bank (ME) is headquartered in Camden and is the largest bank in the state of Maine. It is also the 252nd largest bank in the nation. It was established in 1875 and as of September of 2017, it had grown to 607 employees at 63 locations. The Camden National Bank (ME) has an A health rating.

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Reviews (8)

They're Just Like All The Others...

Posted by: MaineGuy | Jun 12, 2012

Yup, Camden National has finally lowered itself to the level of the national behemoth banks. Differentiating factors were the ATM fee reimbursements and free checking. Now, that's gone, based on a letter I received today. I suppose it doesn't matter a whole lot as there are other financial institutions in the Rockland, Maine area that will--including where my spouse banks. So, it's over to them. It was a good year since I gave up on TD Bank in Rockland--now there's no daylight between the two.

Do NOT Use This Bank!

I was a long time customer of Bank of America and Camden National bought them out a few years ago in my area so I ended up becoming their customer. I am a full time working mom, college graduate and I've never even had a speeding ticket, yet this bank treated me as if I were a criminal.

I have direct deposit through my work and other income that goes directly into my account each month. A few of the direct deposits were caught up for reasons unbeknownst to me and it got caught late so there were several overdraws on my bank account. This obviously caused several insufficient fund fees which I called the bank about several times and alerted them, worked with them and paid every one as soon as possible (and almost immediately). Though embarrassing as it was, I worked through it and got it all taken care of. I was also going through a divorce at the time which I also made very clear to the bank. After poor customer service throughout this process, I decided to go to another local bank. During the middle of switching all of my accounts over, I was called by a bank manager from Camden (at my place of employment) & subsequently, by a member of their "security team" and essentially called a criminal for "suspicious" activity on my account, I was asked a bunch of questions and clearly warned to be careful with what I'm doing. (whatever that meant). It was very upsetting, to say the least.

Months later, I signed up for a savings account with a new bank for my children to share and was told they could not give me an account because Camden National Bank was saying I owed them outstanding fees on my banking report. WHAT? I had closed the account with a ZERO balance - they actually had to mail me a $.47 check, but somehow months later I "owed them fees". I called the bank to fix the issue and was told it was their mistake and they would fix it, that I did not owe them money. I already knew that but had I not been told by someone at a different bank that they put this on my banking record, I would have had no idea.

Poor, poor business practices. Poor banking, poor customer service and just bad form. The whole experience is still upsetting!

Bank Pratices

Posted by: dm7437 | Dec 29, 2016

Hello,

I just wanted everyone to know who does business with Camden National Bank that they hold large check transactions for 7 plus days, I deposited a check that was taken from my business account on Dec 21, 2016 one day after depositing the check at Camden National Bank, Camden National bank held the check and will not free up the funds until 12/30/2016. What they do is just earn interest on the money for over a week, add this up to many accounts and this creates a good profit for them to handle you money, This is a very outdated practice in today's world, stay away as there business model and support is horrible on a good day

Credit Reports Wrong

Since Camden Bank took over Bank of Maine they have continually failed at closing out the Bank of Maine loan information. For 6 months it looks like I have a 33,000. loan from Bank of Maine that was never closed out and also shows the same loan on Camden National. I have been calling twice a month to get the Bank of Maine loan off my Credit Report to no success. I keep getting told 2 more weeks and it should be fixed. This hurts my credit rating as it shows i owe more of my total income than i actually do. I am wondering what to take for my next step since they have been unsuccessful at fixing this.

Disgusting Bank To Work With

Posted by: Yang Song | Jan 22, 2016

It's a disgusting bank who fears to reply your emails. Just unbearable.

Made To Feel Like A Criminal....Really??

I own a home in Maine and live in Florida.  I was needing to get money to a person who has been working on my home.  He had a CNB acct, so I decided to open one so I could easily transfer money.  I opened a savings acct and when i called to find out how to transfer to another of their customers, they didn't tell me that I couldn't do it with a savings acct, so days wasted.  I then opened a checking acct, lots of problems with that, I won't go into.  A week later, i get a call at work.  I see the 207 number show up on my caller ID.  He identifies himself and starts asking me questions.  Why am I opening a bank acct in Maine, do I live there?  I explained my story.  He made me verify a lot of data, DOB, mother's mailden name, my address, etc.  He asked me the amount of my deposits.  He wanted to know why i transferred large amounts of money into the account.  He wanted to know if I was doing an online business and if that's where the money came from.  I asked him why all the questions and I became nervous that he wasn't who he said he was, how was I to know?  I get that identity fraud happens everyday.  This man was so rude and accusatory, I felt like I was the guilty party.  I'm retired military, I pay my taxes, I work hard, go pick on someone else.  I get that you're trying to protect me, but that was a bit much.  If it wasn't such a pain to close accts out and switch money around, i would close these acct in a heartbeat.  If you don't trust people to open accounts online, don't offer it!!!  Beware of opening accts online with Camden National Bank!!!

  

Camden National Bank I Am Not The Only Consumer Telling You, Your Service Sucks!

Posted by: USuck123 | Mar 21, 2013

The worst banking experience yet! Absolutely not up to the task of Bank of America's customer base. Its going to take 2 days to just be able to sign-in online.

Not only that.... don't set up any payments in advance bills because if you say make the request for money to go to a credit card 14 days from now they take it out now and send it on day 12. I am one of those people that scheduled payments ahead to be on time and after a paycheck goes in. When I talked to customer service they said that is how it is. BS- and that does not stand for Better Business Bureau. That behavior would cause most people late fees with creditors or overdraft fees with the bank. Camden National Bank I am not the only consumer telling you, your service sucks! And now must face the inconvenience of moving my account to a new bank. Anyone with direct deposit can understand how fun that task is. Should've jumped ship when we heard Bank of America was going belly up here in the Northeast.  Don't believe the Forbes report of it being a good business, unless the custormer is not the consideration in their report.

Worst Bank Do Not Go!

First the customer service is horrible and are unhelpful. I sent out my loan payment and they received it (not my fault try lost it) they are charging be a late fee of $62 and if I want to make sure they don't report this to my credit, I have to pay another $19. Talk about shitty people! Never ever go here! Beware!!



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FDIC Certificate #4255
Year Established1875
Employees607
Primary RegulatorOCC
Profit Margin
Return on Assets - YTD1.14%
Return on Equity - YTD10.25%
Annual Interest Income$101.0MM
Assets and Liabilities
AssetsQ3 2017vs Q3 2016$4.02B$3.87B
LoansQ3 2017vs Q3 2016$2.74B$2.59B
DepositsQ3 2017vs Q3 2016$2.98B$2.91B
Equity CapitalQ3 2017vs Q3 2016$447.1MM$424.5MM
Loan Loss AllowanceQ3 2017vs Q3 2016$24.4MM$23.3MM
Unbacked Noncurrent LoansQ3 2017vs Q3 2016$14.2MM$20.1MM
Real Estate OwnedQ3 2017vs Q3 2016$342.00K$811.00K
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The Camden National Bank (ME) Savings Account Rates

APYMINMAXACCOUNT NAMEVIEW DETAILS
0.10%*$5k*-Health Savings Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.05% Up to $5k
0.10%--Pennys Piggy Bank Savings Club
0.07%*$100k*-Promise Savings Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.05% Up to $100k
0.05%--Select Savings Club

The Camden National Bank (ME) Money Market Rates

APYMINMAXACCOUNT NAMEVIEW DETAILS
0.20%*$250k*-Promise Money Market
OTHER TIERS: 0.05% Up to $25k | 0.10% $25k - $100k | 0.15% $100k - $250k

The Camden National Bank (ME) Checking Account Rates

APYMINMAXACCOUNT NAMEVIEW DETAILS
0.20%$2,500-Non-Profit Checking
0.05%$2,500-Promise Premier Account
0.05%$2,500-Promise Business Plus
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