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Richmond Metro Area

Including Richmond, Midlothian, Glen Allen, Mechanicsville, Chester, Petersburg, Chesterfield, Ashland, Colonial Heights, Farmville, and 54 other towns.

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What was once a simple colonial settlement has now grown into a thriving cultural hub with shopping and outdoor activities that is known as Richmond, Virginia. With cobble stone streets, Civil War museums, and historic monuments, one can still feel the excitement of the past in this modern day city. Richmond also has a long tradition of banking. This is seen in financial institutions such as Citizen’s Bank and Trust Company, which first opened to the public in 1873 and is still serving Richmond residents today.

There are more than 20 banks and 30 credit unions found headquartered within Richmond. This means that those living here have many opportunities for banking. Face-to-face guidance can be found from the staff in the approximately 570 branches from nearly 50 banks and 45 credit unions. There are also several ATMs found throughout the neighborhoods of Richmond, along with many online banking options for additional convenience.

Many of Richmond’s financial establishments are quite notable businesses such as Capital One Bank, Union Bank & Trust, Citizen and Farmers Bank, EVB, Henrico Federal Credit Union, and Virginia Credit Union. Residents can open checking and savings accounts through these banks as well as take advantage of the many lending options. Richmond banks offer student loans, home mortgages, refinancing options, and personal loans. Individuals can prepare for their future by taking advantage of retirement funds and investment opportunities. Everything from basic check cashing to making the most of one’s income can be handled by the financial institutions of Richmond.

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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.
First Citizens Bank Offers $200 Checking Bonus
Deal Summary: $200 bonus when opening a new Premier or Prestige checking account, now through September 30, 2017. Availability: Market area includes AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, KS, MD, MO,
First Tennessee Offers $150 Checking Bonus
Deal Summary: Premier Checking $150 bonus; Money Market Savings $50 bonus, now through August 31, 2017. Availability: Market area includes Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.
Navy Federal Increases 2-Year IRA CD Rates
Navy Federal Credit Union made an unusual rate increase this week. Its 2-year IRA certificate rates increased 20 bps. The new 2-year IRA certificate rates: 1.76% APY minimum $1,000 1.80%
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