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Atlanta Metro Area

Including Atlanta, Marietta, Alpharetta, Cumming, Duluth, Lawrenceville, Newnan, Decatur, Gainesville, Athens, and 142 other towns.

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Banking in the Atlanta Area

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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Limited-Time Certificate Offer - 1.75% 26 Months - SE Florida & Atlanta Area
New limited-time Certificate offer from IBM Southeast Employees’ Credit Union. They keep coming out with newer and better ones! 1.75% APY 26-Month term Minimum deposit $1,000 Maximum deposit $250,000 Limit
Justice FCU Offers 24-Month CD Special, Up To 2.22% APY
UPDATE 4/13/2017: No longer being offered. Deal Summary: 24-month Share Certificate Special, 2.02% APY ($500 min), 2.12% APY ($100k min); new money; additional 10 basis points with checking relationship Availability:
Up To 2.22% APY - 24 Month Certificate Special Offer - Justice FCU
2.22% apy 24 month $100,000 new money 2.12% apy 24 month $500 new money Small print: New Money is considered either: (1) Funds from another financial institution. (2) Funds that
15 Mth Promo CD @ 1.41% APY
Minimum is $1K. Maximum is $500K per depositor. Visit a branch or call 877.448.6500 to open. I learned of promo upon logging into account. I see no mention of it
1.42% 17-Month UP CD (Tied To Fed Rate) In Several Southern States
Saw this in Houston, but it looks available at all of Cadence Bank branches (AL, AR, FL, MS, TN and TX) 1.42% APY opening rate (rate will never go lower
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