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Augusta Metro Area

Including Augusta, Aiken, Martinez, North Augusta, Evans, Swainsboro, Thomson, Bamberg, Barnwell, Edgefield, and 35 other towns.

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From humble beginnings as a simple trading post, Augusta has grown into one of the fastest-growing cities in Georgia. Not only is it the second oldest city in the state, it is now ranked as the second largest metropolitan area after Atlanta. This is due in large part to tremendous growth in business, industry, and banking.

Located on the banks of the Savannah River, which forms the boundary between Georgia and South Carolina, Augusta's mild climate and southern hospitality and charm encourages visitors to choose to become permanent residents. This historic city counts many persons of note, from presidents to country singers, as having roots here. It is also known as the host city of the world-renowned Masters Golf Tournament. Just down the road is the Fort Gordon Army Compound.

Banking in Augusta is a simple matter of choosing which bank or credit union will best serve your individual or business needs. With 16 banks, numerous conveniently located branches, and 13 credit unions with headquarters in the area, the banking options are practically unlimited. Citizens Bank of Swainsboro, established in 1900, is the oldest, still-active bank in the city. A few other well-known banks in the area include Chase Bank, Georgia Bank & Trust, Queensborough Bank, and Wells Fargo Bank.

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$25 Bonus For New Members At Navy Federal Credit Union
Saw this ad on Google. It’s not much, but if you had been planning to join Navy Fed, this makes it a little more worthwhile. According to the Navy Fed
Military Veterans and Family Members Now Eligible To Join Navy Fed
This week Navy Federal Credit Union made a nice change to their field of membership. Veterans of the Armed Forces who were honorably discharged are now eligible to join the
Membership Change - Open To Veterans
Navy Federal has apparently changed its membership rules to allow veterans (and family?). At least I think this is a change to allow veterans, where previously membership was limited to
TD Bank Has $50/$150/$300 Checking Bonuses and $100 Savings Bonus
Deal Summary: $50 Simple Checking bonus; $150 Convenience Checking bonus; $300 Premier Checking bonus; $100 Select Savings bonus. Availability: Checking bonuses are available only to residents of CT, DC, DE,
CD Rate Cut
PenFed seems to have knocked a lot of CD rates down 10 basis points--e,g, 3 years from 1.71% to 1.61% APY, 5 years from 2.25% to 2.15% APY.
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