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Atlanta Metro Area

Including Acworth, Adairsville, Alpharetta, Athens, Atlanta, Auburn, Austell, Aviano, Ball Ground, Barnesville, 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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Atlanta Postal Credit Union Offers Top Rates on Long-Term CDs
Deal Summary: Jumbo Certificates – 48-month (1.25% APY), 60-month (1.30% APY) $100k minimum deposit. Availability: Residents of nine Georgia counties; more than 50 SEGs, including the USPS and the state
Wings Financial Has Competitive Limited-Time 18-Month CD Special
Deal Summary: 18-month CD Special, 0.85% APY, $500 minimum deposit, new money. Availability: Easy Membership Requirement As part of its Member Appreciation Month, Minnesota-based Wings Financial Credit Union (Wings Financial)
EXCEL Federal Credit Union (GA) Rewards Checking Available Statewide
Deal Summary: Kasasa Cash Checking, 2.50% APY on qualifying balances up to $15k. Availability: Easy membership requirement for Georgia residents; employees of more than 500 Atlanta area Select Employer Groups.
First Peoples Bank Offers Rewards Checking/Savings in AL and GA
Deal Summary: Kasasa Cash Checking, 2.50% APY on qualifying balances up to $10k. Kasasa Saver, 1.00% APY on qualifying balances up to $20k. Availability: Alabama and Georgia Georgia-based First Peoples
Family Savings Credit Union (AL/GA) Has Competitive Rewards Checking
Deal Summary: NGAGE Checking, 2.50% APY on qualifying balances up to $15k. NGAGE Savings, 1.25% APY on qualifying balances up to $15k. Availability: Ten northeast Alabama and ten northwest Georgia
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