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New Orleans Area

Including New Orleans, Metairie, Covington, Houma, Slidell, Mandeville, Hammond, Kenner, Harvey, Thibodaux, and 63 other towns.

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Banking in the New Orleans Area

The Louisiana city of New Orleans is located along the Mississippi River close to the Gulf of Mexico. One can find vibrant music, exciting nightlife, and a uniquely spicy cuisine that embodies the area’s melting pot of African, French, and American culture. The Big Easy is most noted for its annual Mardi Gras celebration that includes public parties and costumed parades. New Orleans also offers residents numerous banking options from well-established financial institutions such as Eureka Homestead, which opened in 1884 and still serves the city’s people today.

There are 40 banks and 67 credit unions headquartered in New Orleans that offer residents banking services such as checking and savings accounts and lending that includes student, home, and personal loans. Those living in this area will find financial help at every stage of life. Families can open saving club accounts for short term goals like Christmas or vacation as well as long range saving and investing with the retirement savings plans available. Retired individuals can rest assured that their finances are safe and secure in these New Orleans institutions.

Throughout the city one will find notable banks such as Whitney Bank, First NBC Bank, Bank of New Orleans, First Guaranty Bank, and the Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Co. Banking is easy with many ATMs in convenient locations along with access to one’s accounts online. In addition, there are approximately 940 branches from more than 55 banks and 85 credit unions available to those living in New Orleans.

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Local Deals & News

Rate Hike On Capital One Money Market
Capital One money market rate now 1.50% was 1.40%
Capital One Boosts Rates on Seven 360 CDs
Deal Summary: CD rate hikes. Three noteworthy ones include 5yr CD, 2.65% APY; 2yr CD, 2.20% APY; 1yr CD, 2.00% APY; No minimum deposit Availability: Nationally available Capital One increased
CD Rates Jump At Capital One Bank
12 Month CD 2.00% 18 Month CD 2.05% 24 Month CD 2.20% 30 Month CD 2.20% 36 Month CD 2.30% 48 Month CD 2.40% 60 Month CD 2.65% Another Large Online Bank joins the 2% club on
Navy Federal - CD Interest May / Will Not Be Paid If We Lose Money
There is a lot of interesting language in disclosure statements, particularly with credit unions. Many banks and credit unions contain language that they "may" allow withdrawals, and US Alliance reserves
Capital One Ups 360 Money Market Rate ($10k+)
Deal Summary: 360 Money Market, 1.40% APY ($10k+), 0.85% APY (less than $10k) Availability: Nationwide Between June and August, Capital One’s 360 Money Market experienced three rate increases, adding a
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