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Including New Orleans, Metairie, Houma, Covington, Mandeville, Slidell, Hammond, Kenner, Thibodaux, Harvey, and 64 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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Checking Account Bonus - $150 Visa Gift Card - Gulf Coast States
Hancock Bank’s checking account promo looks like an easy $150. No direct deposit required. Any of their checking accounts qualify. Account must be opened by 9/30/16. Link to details To
Special 20-Month Certificate 2.00% APY
2.00% APY 20-month term $20,000 maximum balance $20 minimum to open Certificates | Navy Federal Credit Union
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
15 Month CD At 3% APY For Military Members
Navy Fed CU for Military Appreciation Month (of May), is offering a 3% APY, 15 month CD, max Funding is $10k.  You can read more about it here Military Appreciation Month |
15 Month CD At 3% APY For Military Members
Navy Fed CU for Military Appreciation Month (of May), is offering a 3% APY, 15 month CD, max Funding is $10k.  You can read more about it here Military Appreciation Month |