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Hartford Metro Area

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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Capital One Increases Top-Tier Rate Of 360 Checking To 1.00% APY
New rate for Capital One 360 Checking: 1.00% APY for balances of $100k and above (used to be 0.90%) 0.75% APY for balances of $50k to under $100k (no change)
Liberty Bank (CT) Max Money Market Earns 1.50% APY Thru December 2018
Deal Summary: Max Money Market Promo, 1.50% APY, $500 min/$100k max, new money, rate guaranteed through December 31, 2018. Availability: Available only in-branch at all Connecticut branch locations. In the
Capital One Reduces CD Rates
Capital One lowered several of its' CD rates today, Wednesday 9-6-17; the full slate: 0.40% APY   6mo No change 0.60%    "     9mo   "      "
USALLIANCE Financial Ups Long Term Certificate Account Rates
Deal Summary: Fixed Rate Certificate Accounts: 25-month, 2.00% APY; 36-month, 2.173% APY; 48-month, 2.22% APY; $500 minimum deposit. Availability: Easy membership requirement Unfortunately, USALLIANCE Financial (USALLIANCE) is no longer offering
48- And 60-Month CD Rate Hikes
New rates for these two long-term CDs. Minimum deposit is $500. 48mo - 2.22% APY +38 bps 60mo - 2.28% APY +41 bps
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