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Including Saint Louis, O Fallon, Chesterfield, Saint Charles, Belleville, Edwardsville, Alton, Florissant, Arnold, Saint Peters, and 230 other towns.

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St Louis is the second-largest city in Missouri, with a population of about 320,000. The city is in eastern Missouri, across the Mississippi River from Illinois. Its wider metropolitan area, covering several counties in both states, has nearly three million people. Notable cities in the St. Louis area include Chesterfield, O'Fallon, Saint Charles, Belleville, Florissant, Edwardsville, Alton, East St. Louis, Arnold, and Clayton.

As a large metropolitan area and major port city, St. Louis is a major financial center and has a large banking industry. There are about 140 banks and 65 credit unions with headquarters in the St. Louis area. Notable institutions headquartered in the area include Scottrade Bank, First Bank, Stifel Bank and Trust, Enterprise Bank & Trust, and TIAA Direct. The oldest bank in the area that is still operating is The First National Bank of Litchfield, which was established in 1860. Altogether, including banks that are based elsewhere but have operations in the St. Louis region, there are approximately 1,560 branches from more than 190 banks and 80 credit unions.

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2% APY 24-Month CD Special In St. Louis Area
Here’s another grand opening special at First Community Credit Union, but unlike the one from last year, the max is much smaller. 2.00% APY 24-month CD Min $500 Max $10,000
13-Month CD Special In Chicago
Ad in today’s Chicago Tribune. Slight improvement to their August special. 1.18% APY 13mo CD special $5,000 minimum deposit CNB Bank and Trust 2 Chicagoland locations Palos Heights 12727 S.
PNC $400 Checking Bonus With Bears Debit Card
A friend who lives in Chicago told me he just took advantage of PNC's $400 checking bonus.  He opened a new PNC checking account with a Chicago Bears (aka "Da
TIAA Direct Advertising $150 Checking Account Bonus
Came across a banner ad with this offer from TIAA Direct. Looks like a good deal: Link to offer Small print:We may not see many more of these bonuses due
15-Month CD Special In Chicago
Ad in today’s Chicago Tribune: 1.15% APY 15mo CD special$5,000 minimum deposit 2 Chicagoland locations Palos Heights 12727 S. Ridgeland Ave 708-293-0121 Oak Forest 5459 W. 159th St. 708-535-8905