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Monroe Metro Area

Including Monroe, West Monroe, Ruston, El Dorado, Bastrop, Winnsboro, Rayville, Crossett, Farmerville, Hamburg, and 49 other towns.

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Monroe is a city of about 50,000 people in northern Louisiana, making it the eighth-largest city in the state. The wider Monroe area has about 200,000 people and includes the cities of West Monroe, Ruston, El Dorado, Bastrop, Farmerville, Jena, Oak Grove, Rayville, and Winnsboro. The city is largely known as a center of higher education, with three major universities in the area.

When it comes to banking, Monroe punches far above its weight. There are more than 35 banks and 15 credit unions with headquarters in the Monroe area. Notable institutions with headquarters in the region include Origin Bank, First Financial Bank, Ouachita Independent Bank, Progressive Bank, and Concordia Bank & Trust Company. The oldest institution with its headquarters in the region that is still operating today is Bank of Winnfield & Trust Company, which was established in 1901. Including other institutions operating in the area, there are more than 55 banks and 20 credit unions with a total of approximately 240 branches.

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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   "      "
Capital One Increases 360 Money Market Rate
Deal Summary: 360 Money Market, 1.20% APY ($10k+), 0.60% APY (less than $10k) Availability: Nationwide In March 2016, a new Money Market account (earning 1.00% APY) was unveiled by Capital
Capital One Increases 360 Money Market Rate
Capital One increased the rate of its 360 Money Market Account by 10 bps to 1.20% APY for balances of at least $10k. The rate remains at 0.60% for balances
Regions Bank Has $200 LifeGreen Checking Bonus
Deal Summary: $200 bonus when opening any LifeGreen checking account by September 30, 2017. Availability: New checking customers in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri,
Big Rate Hike On Capital One 18-Month 360 CD
Capital One increased its 18-month 360 CD today from 1.10% to 1.50% APY. This 18-month CD isn’t close to being a rate leader, but it’s always nice to see a
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