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Philadelphia is Pennsylvania’s largest city and has a vibrant banking industry and a large economy; it is also home to seven Fortune 1000 companies. The historical city was founded in 1682 by William Penn and is now home to over 1.5 million people. It boasts many museums and cultural institutions, as well as 67 national landmarks, including Independence Hall.

Nestled within Philadelphia are the headquarters of more than 125 banks and 190 credit unions. The city's oldest remaining bank is PNC Bank, which was originally established in 1804. Some of the other notable banking institutions headquartered in the Philadelphia metropolitan area include Citizens Bank Of Pennsylvania, TD Bank, Chase Bank USA, National Association, and Sovereign Bank. The area boasts an enormous number of bank branches, around 3,850. These branches hail from more than 225 credit unions and 195 banks. The city is also home to The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, which helps to design and implement monetary policy and supervises both banks and bank holding companies.

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Capital One’s 5-Year 360 CD Rate Back to 2.30% APY
Deal Summary: CD rate hikes: 5yr CD, 2.30% APY; 2yr CD, 1.75% APY; 18mo CD, 1.50% APY; no minimum deposit Availability: Nationally available Capital One increased the rates on six
Asian Bank (PA/NJ/NYC/DE) Promotes 18-Month CD Special
Deal Summary: 18-month CD Special, 1.75% APY, $1k minimum deposit. Availability: Market area includes southeast Pennsylvania, portions of south New Jersey, portions of New York City, and northern Delaware. Philadelphia-based
Capital One Increases Top-Tier Rate Of 360 Checking To 1.00% APY
New rate for Capital One 360 Checking: 1.00% APY for balances of $100k and above (used to be 0.90%) 0.75% APY for balances of $50k to under $100k (no change)
Barclays Increases Online Savings Account Rate to 1.30% APY
Deal Summary: Online Savings Account (1.30% APY); no minimum balance to open. Availability: Nationwide (internet bank) Barclays has just raised the rate of its Online Savings Account by 10 bps
Barclays Online Savings Now 1.30%
Barclays increased their Online Savings account today to 1.30%(Was: 1.20%).
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