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Including Baltimore, Annapolis, Bel Air, Columbia, Glen Burnie, Towson, Ellicott City, Owings Mills, Westminster, Pasadena, and 109 other towns.

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Baltimore is one of the most recognizable cities in America for employment and pursuing quality education. The cost of living in the area is 17 percent below the state’s average and approximately four percent below the national average, according to Area Vibes. The city had an estimated population of 622,793 people in 2014 and is the 26th most populous in the United States. The metropolitan area is filled with banks, credit unions, historical architecture, and culture. You can bank in Baltimore at hundreds of branches from more than 80 banks and 50 credit unions.

Residents in Baltimore and metro areas have access to over 1,000 branches for quality and trustworthy services and products. The primary characteristics of banks and credit unions are loyalty and reputable. Bank in Baltimore with one of the most notable financial institutions, such as The Columbia Bank, Capital One Bank, PenFed Credit Union, or First Financial of Maryland Federal Credit Union. One of the oldest banks in the area is Bay-Vanguard Federal Savings Bank, with 142 active years. These institutions maintain strong and beneficial relationships with local residents and offer new residents the opportunity to explore financial services.

Customers in Baltimore and the surrounding metropolitan area (including Bel Air, Columbia, Westminster, Pasadena, Owings Mills, and Annapolis) can find more than 80 headquartered financial institutions. Local consumers can rely on reputable banking services and products, including checking account options, savings account options, IRAs, loans, mortgages, debit cards, credit cards, and investment options.

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49-Month Special Drops To 2.00%
As should have been expected, NASA Federal lowered the 49-month CD rate to 2.00% today.
Beal Bank Advertising A Decent 12-Mo CD Rate In San Diego
Saw this Beal Bank ad in today's San Diego Union Tribune: 1.21% APY 12-month CD. Minimum balance is $1,000. The address is 8880 Rio San Diego Drive, Suite 103, San
Capital One 360 Increases CD Rates For Terms Of 24 To 60 Months
The new CD rates are still a little low compared to the top CD rates for the corresponding terms. Nevertheless, it’s nice to see rate increases. Below is the list
Rate Increase On 49-Month CD
It looks like NASA has bumped the posted rate on its 49-month CD special from 2.00% to 2.20% APY.  This rate has been yo-yoing for quite awhile.
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