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Providence Area

Including Providence, Cranston, Fall River, New Bedford, Warwick, Pawtucket, North Kingstown, Attleboro, Fairhaven, Taunton, and 61 other towns.

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Providence is the largest city in Rhode Island, with about 180,000 people in the city proper. The capital city of Rhode Island, Providence is a major metropolitan area in the northeast, and most of the state's population lives in and around the city. In fact, Providence's metro population of about 1.6 million is about 50 percent more than the whole state of Rhode Island. Notable cities in the Providence region include Cranston, Fall River, New Bedford, Warwick, Pawtucket, Attleboro, North Kingstown, Fairhaven, and Taunton.

Providence has a long history as a major financial center, having been home to major banks including Fleet Bank and RBS Citizens Bank, which still has its headquarters in the city today. Other notable banks with headquarters in Providence or the surrounding area include TD Bank, N.A., Washington Trust Company, Bank Rhode Island, Pawtucket Credit Union, and Bristol County Savings Bank. The oldest bank still operating in the area is Washington Trust Company, which was established in 1800.

There are 20 banks and 46 credit unions that are headquartered in the Providence area. There are an additional 30 banks and 10 credit unions that are based elsewhere but have offices in the Providence region. Altogether, those banks and credit unions have about 830 branches in the area.

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Citizens Bank Offers Competitive 15-Month CD w/Checking
Deal Summary: 15-month CD, 1.75% APY, $1k minimum deposit, checking relationship required. Availability: Market area includes Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island,
14 Month CD Special In CT & RI
Savings Institute Bank & Trust CD Special 1.40% APY 14 month CD with Choice Alliance or Cash Back Checking 1.15% APY 14 month CD without these checking accounts $500 minimum
TD Bank Offers Online $150 and $300 Checking Bonuses
Deal Summary: $150 Convenience Checking bonus and $300 Premier Checking bonus. Availability: Checking bonuses are available only online to residents of CT, DC, DE, FL, ME, MD, MA, NH, NJ,
25-Month CD, 1.75% APY
Pawtucket Credit Union in Rhode Island just raised the rate on its 25-month CD to 1.75% APY. Min deposit is $1,000. Credit Union is open to all Rhode Island residents
1.25% 18 Month CD At Webster Bank For NY, MA, RI, And CT
Webster Bank finally offering a competitive CD 1.25% apy 18 month CD $1,000 minimum Requires a Premier or WebsterOne checking account CD Early Withdrawal Penalty: If the term of your
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