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San Francisco Bay Area

Including Los Altos, San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, Santa Rosa, Fremont, Sunnyvale, San Mateo, Walnut Creek, Pleasanton, and 116 other towns.

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Banking in the San Francisco Bay Area

The San Francisco metropolitan area is one of the wealthiest in the country. As such, many banks are established or have branches in San Francisco, San Jose, Palo Alto, Oakland, Napa and other cities. In fact, there are 51 banks and 81 credit unions registered in the region with about 3,000 branch locations.

All of the large US banks have a presence here including Citibank, JP Morgan, Bank of America and Wells Fargo. Bank of the West has even been continuously operating for over 140 years.

San Francisco is known for the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf, the trolley system and the art scene. However, the region is also known for its business prowess. It is the hub of the technology scene in the US and has many rich technology company executives as well as venture capitalists. The biotech industry is also large as well as traditional industries such as real estate, finance, advertising and media.

For that reason, there are plenty of banks in the region, serving all of these customers with their deposit and lending needs. As long as the economy continues to perform, banks will continue to operate in the region.

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Local Deals & News

Kinecta FCU Adds 30-Month CD and Jumbo CD
Deal Summary: 30-month Jumbo Share Certificate, 2.00% APY, $100k minimum; 30-month Share Certificate, 1.50% APY, $1k minimum. Availability: Easy Membership Requirement California-based Kinecta Federal Credit Union (Kinecta) has added a
2.00% APY 30-Month Jumbo CD
I just noticed this CD special being advertised on Kinecta's website. The last I checked, Kinecta is an easy membership credit union.
Alliant Credit Union Increases CD Rates
Nice to see the CD rate increases, but the new rates are still not that competitive compared to internet banks. 2.05% APY 60-month (was 1.85%) 1.75% APY 48-month (was 1.70%)
$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
First Republic Bank Adds 28-Month CD Special
Deal Summary: 28-month CD Special, 1.70% APY, $10k min/$1m max. Availability: Market area includes California, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, New York, and Oregon Over the past few years, First Republic Bank
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