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Including Acushnet, Assonet, Attleboro, Barrington, Berkley, Block Island, Bristol, Central Falls, Charlestown, Chepachet, and 63 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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Navy FCU Extends "Outstanding" Rate When You Open A Special 20-Month Certificate
Just a heads up to anyone that might want to know, the Navy FCU Special 20-month 3% APY Certificate that was due to expire on this Sunday September 11, 2022
Navy Federal Adds Limited Time 20-Month Add-On CD Special
Deal Summary: 20-month Certificate Special, 3.00% APY, $1k min/$250k max deposit, unlimited additional deposits up to $250k, limit one per member, available through September 11, 2022. Availability: Nationwide, but restricted
Score An Outstanding Rate When You Open A Special 20-Month Certificate
Open with $1,000 or more, and you can keep adding money. Don’t wait—offer ends Sept. 11!  Limit one Special 20-Month Certificate (Share only) per member. This offer, including the stated Annual
20 Mo. Cd 2.96/3.00
Offer ends 9/11/22, one/member,no IRA/ESA, 1K min/250K max. https://www.navyfederal.org/checking-savings/savings/savings-resources/certificate-rates.html#special-offers
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