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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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M&T Bank Offers 1.26% APY Money Market Guaranteed For 3 Months
Deal Summary: MyChoice Money Market, 1.26% intro APY guaranteed for three months, $10k opening deposit of new money. Availability: Market area includes Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York,
1.52% APY 15 Month CD (With Bump Up Feature)
Certificate rate valid from 07/12/2017 to 08/18/2017. Rate shown requires a $50,000 minimum deposit for a term of 15 months. Maximum deposit of $1,000,000. Rate shown requires new money that
Navy Fed’s New Special Certificate: 3.00% APY 5-Month ($10K Max)
Deal Summary: 3% APY 5-month add-on CD, Maximum deposit $10k. Availability: Requires a connection to the military. Navy Federal Credit Union’s (Navy Fed) has come out with another high-rate add-on
3% 5 Month Taxable CD - $10K Max
my understanding is that this is for taxable accounts only. Very short term, but better than money market rates.
Another Savings Account Rate Increase at Barclays
Deal Summary: Online Savings Account (1.20% APY); no minimum balance to open. Availability: Nationwide (internet bank) Barclays has just raised the rate on its Online Savings Account (1.20% APY). It
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