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Tampa Metro Area

Including Tampa, Sarasota, Bradenton, Clearwater, Saint Petersburg, Lakeland, Brandon, Venice, Largo, Winter Haven, and 91 other towns.

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Since you live in Tampa, you're never far away from a refreshing sea breeze and the excitement of the ocean. You can head to nearby Clearwater to enjoy some of the country's highest-ranked white sand beaches or take the Howard Frankland Bridge to visit St. Pete Beach. Even better, head down to Curtis Hixon Park to enjoy a concert, festival or other special event on the banks of the beautiful Hillsborough River.

Tampa residents love their sports! Cheer on the home team at a Tampa Bay Buccaneers or Tampa Bay Lightning game, or root for the Tampa Bay Rays as they complete a competitive American League schedule. Between Busch Gardens, the Florida Aquarium, the Lowry Park Zoo, and other attractions, there's no shortage of entertainment options in the Tampa Bay area.

In addition to choosing from plenty of things to do, Tampa residents can also choose from a variety of attractive banking options. The greater Tampa Bay area is home to approximately 1,630 branches of nearly 45 credit unions and 115 banks. 43 banks and 31 credit unions, including Raymond James Bank, MidFlorida Credit Union and SunCoast Credit Union, also choose to headquarter their organizations in Tampa Bay. Citizens Bank and Trust holds the record as the oldest active bank in Tampa Bay. This organization has been serving customers since 1920. When you find an excellent financial institution that meets your needs, you can spend more time soaking up the Florida sun and less time on the phone or in line at your bank!

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Money Market Promo In Florida - 1% For 6 Mo & Up To $1,000 Bonus
Saw FCB advertising this money market promotion. Looks like a good deal.  1% APY guaranteed for 6 months on all tiers Cash back from $100 to $1,000 based on balance
Checking Account Bonus - $150 Visa Gift Card - Gulf Coast States
Hancock Bank’s checking account promo looks like an easy $150. No direct deposit required. Any of their checking accounts qualify. Account must be opened by 9/30/16. Link to details To
TD Bank Checking Account Bonus Of Up To $300
Saw the advertisement when I was logging into my Yahoo account. TD Bank’s promotion page shows two bonuses: $150 for opening a TD Convenience Checking account with cumulative direct deposit
Pretty Good 14-Month CD At Bankunited In Florida
Saw this on BankUnited’s Facebook page: Stop by your local Florida branch to take advantage of this great offer or call 1-877-779-2265. Ad shows a 1.20% APY 14-month CD $1,000
Wells Fargo Everyday Checking $100 Offer
$100 offer expires 09/01/2016. Requirements: Open an Everyday Checking account with a $25 minimum deposit. Make 10 debit card purchases/payments within 60 days. Offer Link Offer details courtesy of MoneysMyLife.com