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Buffalo Metro Area

Including Buffalo, Amherst, Williamsville, Niagara Falls, Cheektowaga, Hamburg, Depew, West Seneca, Jamestown, Orchard Park, and 103 other towns.

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Banking in the Buffalo Area

Buffalo is a city rich in history and natural beauty. Buffalo's distinctive neighborhoods and stunning architecture make the city an interesting place to live.

An outstanding banking sector is key to providing a high quality of life to residents of any city, and in this area, Buffalo's citizens are served well. In fact, Buffalo is the national headquarters of both M&T Bank and First Niagara Bank. The M&T Branch at 1 Fountain Plaza is a gorgeous neoclassical building listed as a city landmark. Buffalo's oldest banking institution is the Medina Savings and Loan Association, with a history dating back to 1851.

In addition to these major banks, Buffalo is home to over 900 branches from more than 30 different banks and over 120 credit unions. With this concentration of banking centers, residents will find a location near wherever they live or work in the city. All of these banking institutions offer a variety of checking and deposit options for their customers.

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M&T $150 Bonus With $100 DD (New Account)
The promotion is available again for the market area.   1. We will credit one bonus (the "Bonus") to the account if the account receives a minimum of one direct
15-Month CD - 1.3% (Online Only)
Certificates of Deposit: High-Interest Savings Accounts | Citizens Bank $1,000 minimum deposit I have the One Deposit Checking account with them from last year.
$200 Checking Account Bonus At Citizens Bank
This bonus doesn't seem to require much work. However, not all Citizen Bank branches qualify (appears to target branches in supermarkets). Also, it's scheduled to end on March 31, 2015. Below
2.5 Million Payback To Customers Empower FCU
empower FCU has paid back 11.06% of yearly dividends on deposits to its members. That was a nice bonus!