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Charlotte Metro Area

Including Charlotte, Hickory, Rock Hill, Mooresville, Concord, Salisbury, Gastonia, Monroe, Statesville, Shelby, and 85 other towns.

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Charlotte is the largest city in North Carolina, and with more than 2 million people in the city and surrounding areas, it is one of the top 25 largest metropolitan areas in the country. Over the years, Charlotte has established itself as one of the major financial centers not only in the South, but also in the whole U.S.

Charlotte's history goes back nearly three centuries, and its oldest operating bank, Spratt Savings and Loan Association, dates to 1893. But it wasn't until the 1970s and 1980s that Charlotte rose to prominence in banking with NationsBank and Wachovia Bank. Both of those banks eventually merged with others, with NationsBank becoming Bank of America and Wachovia being acquired by Wells Fargo.

Today, Charlotte is home to the headquarters of more than 20 banks and 25 credit unions, including Bank of America. Other major banks and credit unions based in Charlotte include Yadkin Bank, Park Sterling Bank, Founders Federal Credit Union, and Sharonview Federal Credit Union. Overall, there are over 70 banks and 45 credit unions that operate in the metro area, and between them, they have more than 1,050 branches.

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Regions Bank Offers $300 LifeGreen Checking Bonus
Availability: New checking customers in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. Over the past few years, Regions Bank
United FCU Has New Certificate Specials For The New Year
Availability: Easy membership requirement for residents of Arkansas, Indiana, Michigan, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, and Oklahoma; employees of 900+ SEGs. In December, United Federal Credit Union (UFCU) had three limited-time
Self-Help FCU (Easy Membership) Raises Money Market APYs
Availability: Easy membership requirement Earlier this week, Self-Help Federal Credit Union (Self-Help FCU) raised the rate on its Money Market account (1.03% APY, $500+; 1.13% APY, $500k+). The minimum opening
Latino Credit Union (Easy Membership) Hikes 48-month CD
Availability: Easy Membership Requirement through the Latino Community Development Center. Last week, Latino Credit Union (Latino CU) raised the rate on its 48-month Share Term Certificate (STC) to 2.00% APY.
$100 Checking Account Bonus At Wells Fargo (Online Only)
Easy $100 bonus, if you trust Wells Fargo. But it won’t last long. To receive your $100 bonus, open an Everyday Checking account from this page by December 16, 2016,
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