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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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Freedom Credit Union Adds 30-Month CD, 3.56% APY
UPDATE 8/14/2018: Easy membership requirement through ACC is limited to residents of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, or Washington DC . Deal Summary: 30-month CD, 3.56% APY,
Customers Bank Ups Ascent Money Market Savings to 2.25% APY
Deal Summary: Ascent Money Market Savings Account, 2.25% APY guaranteed through 6/30/2019, $25k minimum opening deposit, $25k minimum balance to earn stated APY, new money. Availability: Nationwide through online application
Ardent raises High-Yield Money Market rate to 1.75% (PA)
-Earn 1.75% APY on balances of $5,000 or more -$5,000 minimum daily balance to waive $10 monthly service fee -Open with a minimum balance of $5,000 -No maximum balance -IRA
Barclays Online Savings Now Earns 1.85% APY
Deal Summary: Online Savings Account, 1.85% APY, no minimum balance. Availability: Nationwide (internet bank) Barclays has started the new month by increasing its Online Savings Account rate to 1.85% APY.
Barclays Raises Online Savings And 12-Month CD Rates.
Online Savings up to 1.85%(Was 1.75%) 12-Month CD now 2.45%(Was 2.40%)
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