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Roanoke Metro Area

Including Roanoke, Lynchburg, Danville, Salem, Christiansburg, Blacksburg, Bedford, Martinsville, Radford, Galax, and 75 other towns.

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Roanoke is a city of about 100,000 people in southwest Virginia near the border with West Virginia. Roanoke's wider metropolitan area, which includes the cities of Lynchburg, Danville, Salem, Christiansburg, Blacksburg, Martinsville, Vinton, Bedford, and Wytheville, has a little over 300,000 people.

Roanoke is the economic hub of southwest Virginia and southern West Virginia. For a small city, it has a fairly diverse economy, with strong healthcare, retail and manufacturing industries. The Roanoke Shops, now a Norfolk Southern maintenance facility, built nearly 500 steam locomotives for the Norfolk & Western railroad over a course of 80 years.

For its size, Roanoke has a fairly large banking industry. There are 26 banks and 39 credit unions that have their headquarters in the Roanoke region. Notable institutions headquartered in and around Roanoke include Carter Bank & Trust, Franklin Community Bank, N.A., The National Bank of Blacksburg, Valley Bank, and Member One Federal Credit Union. The Bank of Fincastle, which was established 1875, is the oldest financial institution still operating in the Roanoke area. Overall, the city and surrounding areas have a presence from nearly 50 banks and 45 credit unions with a total of about 600 branches.

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11-Month CD,1.55% APY
Member One raised the rate on the 11-month CD, 1.55% APY. Requires $5,000 minimum deposit.
Member One FCU (VA) Raises 14-Month CD Rate
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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,
$150 Wells Fargo Checking Bonus - Select Cities
If you missed the previous $250 bonus and you live in an eligible city, you may want to give this a try. To get a $150 bonus, open an Everyday
Wells Fargo Long Term 3.00% Callable Step-Up CD Via TD Ameritrade
I frequently get notices of new issue callable CDs from TD Ameritrade. This one looks like a rate leader. My calculations indicate the blended rate over the entire term is
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