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Banking in the New York Area

New York City is made up of five boroughs along the Hudson River where it meets the Atlantic Ocean, with Manhattan Island being considered the core of The Big Apple. This fast-paced city is home to iconic sites such as Times Square, the Empire State Building, and the Statue of Liberty, and is a globally influential center of fashion, culture, art, and finance. There are more than 215 banks, as well as nearly 340 credit unions that are headquartered within the city. The oldest operating financial institution within the city is Ballston Spa National Bank, which opened for business in 1838.

Residents of this "City that never sleeps" can find all of their banking needs met around the clock with strategically placed ATMs, online banking, and approximately 9,120 branches from more than 315 banks and 380 credit unions. Among these financial institution one will find notable banks like The Bank of New York Mellon, Goldman Sachs Bank USA, Hudson City Savings Bank, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, and New York Community Bank.

Those living in New York City can count on these banks and credit unions for sound financial help with basics such as checking and savings accounts to bigger investments like first time home buyer loans. Other lending options include personal loans, mortgages, student loans, and refinancing at competitive rates. Help can also be found among these financial institutions of New York City for retirement savings, investing, and other every day needs like check cashing.

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PNC $400 Checking Bonus With Bears Debit Card
A friend who lives in Chicago told me he just took advantage of PNC's $400 checking bonus.  He opened a new PNC checking account with a Chicago Bears (aka "Da
MyBankingDirect Increases Money Market APY To 1.00%
MyBankingDirect increased the top rate on its money market account from 0.80% to 1.00% apy. The new rate applies to balances of $25k+. The rate remains at 0.80% for balances
12, 18, And 24 Month CD Rate Increase
Garden Savings Federal raised rates on the 12, 18, and 24 month CDs to attractive levels: 1.41%, 1.51%, and 1.66% APY, respectively. Membership open to anybody through American Consumer Council, but
18 Month CD Special
Liberty's 18 month CD rate is 1.50% and will raise the APY .25% one time if Fed raises rates. The minimum to open is $500, max is $50,000. Available at
9 Month CD Special At 1.2%; Have To Open At A Branch
This special showed up as available in my search, although I'm not in either NY or FL where Bank United has branches.  $1,000 minimum, no maximum stated.