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Including Abbott Park, Addison, Aibonito, Algonquin, ALSIP, Anasco, Antioch, Argonne, Arlington Heights, Arlington Hts., and 318 other towns.

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Chicago is the third largest city in America. It has a large, vibrant, diverse economy with multiple Fortune 500 companies and a massive finance sector. The Chicago Board of Trade is the second largest center for public market trading in the country. There are also an array of investment houses and a large number of high net worth individuals living in the city. Other large sectors include real estate, conventions, hospitality, manufacturing, logistics, transportation, technology, pharmaceuticals, education, health care and advertising. These sectors continue to build on one another to power the economy. For that reason, banking is thriving in Chicago with an array of services and financial options offered.

Chicago's nearby neighbors include Naperville, Aurora, Schaumburg, Joliet and Skokie. There are nearly 200 banks and 200 credit unions that are headquartered in Chicago. Some of the largest Chicago based banks include The Northern Trust Company, BMO Harris Bank and MB Financial Bank. Every major US bank has operations in Chicago including Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Citibank and JP Morgan. Many international banks even have a presence including HSBC, UBS, and Barclays. In total, there are about 4,060 branches from more than 270 banks and 240 credit unions in Chicago.

The city continues to grow and thrive. Even though the municipal government's finances are in jeopardy, the private sector is faring well. Banking will continue to excel as long as the rest of the city grows.

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Local Deals & News

Citi Accelerate Savings Drops To 0.50% APY
Got an e-mail from them on 12/12, which states the following rate change: As of 12/8/20, the Citi Accelerate Savings account variable rate changed to 0.50% Annual Percentage Yield¹ (APY).
Rate Drop To .52% APY
CIBC Agility dropped it's rate from .62% to .52%.
PNC Rate Drop For Out Of Area Customers
It used to be 0.65% for Virtual Wallet Growth, but has dropped to 0.50% as of today.
US Bank $100 Or $50 Savings Acct Bonus
Open a savings acct by 12/14, deposit $2500 or $5000 into it by 12/21, leave the money parked there until 6/21/2021, and a $50 or $100 bonus will be credited
20-Month 1.00% / 1.10% / 1.20% CD's Andigo CU, IL - Easy Membership
This CU is headquartered in Schaumburg IL and has several branches in that state but anyone can join online. $250 min  1.00% $100k min 1.10% $250k min 1.20% Make a
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