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Baltimore Metro Area

Including Baltimore, Annapolis, Bel Air, Columbia, Ellicott City, Towson, Westminster, Glen Burnie, Owings Mills, Easton, and 106 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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Capital One Savings Rate Increase
Capital One is still behind their peers. They raised the rate on their savings account to 1% up from .75%
Navy Fed’s New Special Certificates, 2.25% APY 15-Month ($50k Max)
Deal Summary: 2.25% APY 15-month add-on CD, Maximum deposit $50k. 2.75% APY 32-month add-on IRA CD, Maximum deposit $250k. Availability: Requires a connection to the military. Navy Federal Credit Union
Slight Rate Increase On Some Money Market Certificates
6 Month 1.00% 1.00%** 12 Month 1.60% 1.61% 15 Month 1.70% 1.71% 18 Month 1.75% 1.77% 2 Year 1.85% 1.87% 3 Year 1.90% 1.92% 4 Year 2.00% 2.02% 5 Year
Two Small CD Rate Increases at PenFed
Deal Summary: Rate increases: 15-month (1.71% APY) and 2-year (1.87%); $1k minimum deposit Availability: Easy membership requirement For those hoping for a repeat of 2013, it’s a disappointment. PenFed Credit
Large 360 CD Rate Hikes at Capital One
Deal Summary: CD rate hikes. Three noteworthy ones include 5yr CD, 2.45% APY; 2yr CD, 1.85% APY; 1yr CD, 1.65% APY; no minimum deposit Availability: Nationally available Capital One increased
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