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San Francisco Bay Area

Including San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, Santa Rosa, Fremont, Walnut Creek, Sunnyvale, San Mateo, Concord, Pleasanton, and 117 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

Earn 3.00% APY With 1st United CU's 36-Month CD
UPDATE 10/8/17: This special 3% 36-month CD has now expired. UPDATE 10/6/17: This special is scheduled to expire at the end of Saturday, 10/7/17. Member Contact Center and most branches
INOVA FCU (Easy Membership) Brings Back 14-month CD (1.75% APY)
Deal Summary: 14-month Certificate, 1.75% APY, $200 minimum deposit Availability: Easy Membership Requirement In early February, INOVA Federal Credit Union (INOVA) offered a special 1.75% APY on its 14-month Certificate
INOVA FCU Added 14 Month Certificate 1.75% APY
Minimum is $200. $75.00 Visa gift card for $100,00 or more new money. Also for IRAs.
Alliant CU Savings APY Up To 1.16%. Quick Look.
An email from Alliant CU today, Sunday 10-1, announces an increase in their High-rate Savings APY (was 1.11%) to 1.16%. Requires Average daily balance of $100 or more.
Kinecta 30-Month And 15-Month Certificate Specials - Socal
ad in today’s LA Times Share Certificates $100,000 or more 2.00% APY 30 month 1.60% APY 15 month Less than $100,000 1.50% APY 30 month 1.40% APY 15 month https://www.kinecta.org/interest
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