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Including Hartford, New Haven, Waterbury, West Hartford, Milford, Manchester, East Hartford, Hamden, Wallingford, Middletown, and 149 other towns.

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Hartford is the capital of Connecticut and is one of the oldest cities in America. This city boasts its history, which includes the nation's oldest public art museum and oldest publicly funded park. It is also, famously, the home town of the great Mark Twain. Hartford is also home to great industry and is nicknamed the “Insurance Capital of the World,“ due to the many insurance companies that claim it as their headquarters.

Hartford's metropolitan area is also thriving. It was ranked very highly both in total economic production and in per capita income. With such a combination of history and industry, Hartford demands a big banking industry as well. For individuals and families who live in the Hartford area and for those who are visiting for business or leisure, they are sure to find all of their banking needs fulfilled.

Hartford is not only a major hub for headquartering an insurance company, there are an astounding number of financial institutions, which are headquartered in this city as well. This includes more than 35 banks and 80 credit unions. Among those banks that have headquarters in Hartford, some of the more notable institutions include United Bank, Farmington Bank, Webster Bank, Liberty Bank, and Connecticut State Employees. Liberty Bank is the oldest and was established nearly 200 years ago, in 1825. There are also approximately an additional 25 banks and 20 credit unions that are located in the Hartford area. The total number of branches in the city come out to roughly 1,420 locations.

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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
Liberty Bank (CT) Boosts 18-Month Promo CD
Deal Summary: 18-month Promo CD, 2.00% APY, $500 minimum deposit, new money, limit of one per customer. Availability: Available only in-branch at all Connecticut branch locations. Liberty Bank has added
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
American Eagle Financial CU (CT) Ups 18-Month CD APY
Deal Summary: 18-month Certificate (2.25% APY), 6-month Certificate (2.00% APY), $1k minimum deposit, checking account required. Availability: Residents of Hartford, Middlesex, New Haven, and Tolland Counties, Connecticut. At the end
USALLIANCE Ups 24-Month Certificate Rate
Deal Summary: 24-month Fixed Rate Certificate, 2.02% APY, $500 minimum deposit Availability: Easy membership requirement USALLIANCE Financial (USALLIANCE) is continuing to offer a variety of competitive CDs. In late October,
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