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Baltimore Metro Area

Including Baltimore, Annapolis, Bel Air, Columbia, Towson, Ellicott City, Glen Burnie, Owings Mills, Westminster, Easton, and 110 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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PNC $400 Checking Bonus With Bears Debit Card
A friend who lives in Chicago told me he just took advantage of PNC's $400 checking bonus.  He opened a new PNC checking account with a Chicago Bears (aka "Da
$170 Bonus For Young Adult Checking At SECU Of Maryland
SECU of Maryland is offering a $170 bonus for young adults (age 18-25) opening a checking account: $50 for opening the account $10/month for making 10 debit card purchases each
Columbia Bank (MD) 1.25% 4-Month Intro Rate MMA, $150 Checking Bonus
Via direct mail (not listed on web site): Columbia Bank (MD) has 1.25% introductory money market rate for 4 months (0.83% APY). - $10K min, $1 million max - offer
TD Bank Checking Account Bonus Of Up To $300
Saw the advertisement when I was logging into my Yahoo account. TD Bank’s promotion page shows two bonuses: $150 for opening a TD Convenience Checking account with cumulative direct deposit
Wells Fargo Everyday Checking $100 Offer
$100 offer expires 09/01/2016. Requirements: Open an Everyday Checking account with a $25 minimum deposit. Make 10 debit card purchases/payments within 60 days. Offer Link Offer details courtesy of MoneysMyLife.com