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Providence Area

Including Providence, Cranston, Fall River, New Bedford, Warwick, Pawtucket, North Kingstown, Attleboro, Fairhaven, Taunton, and 62 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 Fed 1St IRA Bonus + Special = 3.32%
There's a currently IRA special at NavyFed going on (32months @ 2.75 APY) but what's not mentioned is that if you don't CURRENTLY have an IRA with NavyFed, they will
Navy Credit Union 15 Months 2.25% Add On CD.
Watch Your Savings Take Off Continue growing your savings by opening our Special 15-Month Share Certificate. Earn guaranteed returns at 2.25% APY* and make additional deposits anytime (up to $50,000).
Pawtucket Credit Union (RI) Hikes 25-Month CD To 2.75% APY
Deal Summary: 25-month CD, 2.75% APY, $1k minimum deposit. Availability: Residents of Rhode Island and nearby communities in Massachusetts and Connecticut. Eight months ago, DA reader, Carpline, mentioned Pawtucket Credit
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Special Certificate 15 months. Rate 2.23%, APY 2.25.
Navy Fed Offers New Special Certificates
Deal Summary: 2.25% APY 15-month add-on CD, Maximum deposit $50k. 2.75% APY 32-month add-on IRA CD, Maximum deposit $250k. Availability: Requires a connection to the military. Navy Federal Credit Union
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