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Atlanta Metro Area

Including Atlanta, Marietta, Alpharetta, Duluth, Lawrenceville, Athens, Decatur, Gainesville, Cumming, Norcross, and 143 other towns.

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The economy of the Atlanta area continues to boom. Giant corporations such as Coke and Home Depot are pushing the growth. However, as the population continues to boom, real estate, construction, education, health care, transportation, recreation and other businesses continue to grow rapidly in Atlanta, Marietta, Alpharetta, Duluth and other nearby areas. As a result, the banking industry is also large. There are many established banks in Atlanta, Georgia and many different branches to choose from.

There are 95 banks and 51 credit unions headquartered in the region. Every major national bank has branches here including Citibank, Wells Fargo, JP Morgan and Bank of America. The largest local bank is SunTrust Bank. While United Community Bank (GA) and Delta Community Credit Union are also large. There are over 2,000 branches from 155 banks in the region. The Greenville Banking Company is the oldest continuously running bank with almost 130 years of history.

Overall, there are a tremendous number of different banks and credit unions to choose from in the area. As long as the economy continues to grow, the banking sector will continue to offer all of its services.

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Local Deals & News

Up To $250 Checking And Savings Bonus At Suntrust
SunTrust is offering up to a $250 bonus for opening a checking and savings account and adding direct deposit. This promotion is essentially an extension of the promotion they were
15 Month CD At 3% APY For Military Members
Navy Fed CU for Military Appreciation Month (of May), is offering a 3% APY, 15 month CD, max Funding is $10k.  You can read more about it here Military Appreciation Month |
15 Month CD At 3% APY For Military Members
Navy Fed CU for Military Appreciation Month (of May), is offering a 3% APY, 15 month CD, max Funding is $10k.  You can read more about it here Military Appreciation Month |
Navy FCU Raises Some C/D Rates
Appears as tho Navy FCU has raised some of it's 5-7 year C/D's--a/o 2/1/16 5yr--2.15% 6yr--2.25% 7yr--2.35% Not as good as Special 2.5% 30 months--but, respectable
Expired - 30 Month, 2.5% Share Certificate - $5K Minimum.
Members of Navy Federal credit union may purchase 30 month share certificates with a 2.5% APY.   Minimum purchase is $5000.00.