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Lake Charles Area

Including Lake Charles, Sulphur, Westlake, Deridder, Oakdale, Iowa, Kinder, De Ridder, Moss Bluff, De Quincy, and 9 other towns.

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Banking in the Lake Charles Area

Banking in Lake Charles is just as unique as the city itself. The small, country setting makes it feel like home. Many times, the tellers know you by name and are happy to help with all your banking needs.

The oldest active bank is the City Savings Bank & Trust Company, which was established in 1928. Since then, there have been several additions to the banking community, including five bank headquarters and headquarters for 15 credit unions.

Some of the most popular institutions include First Federal Bank of Louisiana, City Savings Bank & Trust Company, CSE Federal Credit Union, First National Bank in DeRidder, and Lakeside Bank.

With an approximate total of 170 branches stemming from more than 20 banks as well as more than 20 credit unions, you shouldn't have trouble getting help with your banking needs no matter where you live or travel in the Lake Charles vicinity. Additionally, if you don't want to talk to anyone or go to the drive-thru, you can use one of the many ATM machines to get fast cash from your checking account.

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Lake Charles, LA - $200 Bonus For A Reward Checking Account
CSE Federal Credit Union promotion: $200 when you open a CSE Rewards Checking Account with Direct Deposit OR $100 when you open a CSE Free Basic Checking with Direct Deposit
Capital One 360 Increases CD Rates For Terms Of 24 To 60 Months
The new CD rates are still a little low compared to the top CD rates for the corresponding terms. Nevertheless, it’s nice to see rate increases. Below is the list
360 Money Market: Up To 1% APY
Looks to be a new Capital One 360 offering. Interest is tiered.  $0 - $9,999.99: 0.60% $10,000.00 or more: 1.00% I'm just seeing it on the 360 website (not yet on DA). 
12 Month CD 1.30%
Online Certificate of Deposit (CDs) | Capital One 360® The rate was raised today.
Essential Savings - Introductory Rate Increase
The 6-month introductory rate up from 1.10% to 1.25%...