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Including Washington, Alexandria, Arlington, Rockville, Fairfax, Fredericksburg, Frederick, Silver Spring, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, and 203 other towns.

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The United States Capital of Washington, D.C. is a city located on the Potomac River, and its compact size (68 square miles) is bordered by Virginia and Maryland. It is known for its impressive neoclassical buildings and monuments that include the White House, the Capitol, and the Supreme Court. Burke & Herbert Bank & Trust Company opened in Washington in 1852 and continues to serve the financial needs of this bustling city today along with several other notable financial institutions.

Among the notable institutions in Washington, one will find recognizable names such as Capital One Bank, HSBC Advance, Navy Federal Credit Union, E*TRADE Bank, and PenFed Credit Union. There are 64 banks and 146 credit unions headquartered in Washington D.C. Many of these banks are providing needed daily banking services to area residents such as checking accounts and savings accounts as well as check cashing and direct deposit options. Residents can also apply for student loans, refinancing, first time home loans, auto loans, and personal loans through several of these establishments.

Washington is a fast paced metropolitan area where one can benefit from convenience when it comes to banking. There are approximately 2,750 branch offices serving the community from more than 125 banks and 170 credit unions. ATMs are found throughout the city, and online banking is now provided by many of the city’s financial institutions, which allows around the clock access to one’s accounts.

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Sandy Spring Bank (MD/VA) Ups 27-Month Premier CD Special Rate
Deal Summary: 27-month Premier CD Special, 1.70% APY, $10k minimum deposit, checking relationship required Availability: Market area includes portions of Maryland and Northern Virginia. Almost two years ago, I wrote
United States Senate FCU Ups 60-Month Smart CD Rate
Deal Summary : 60-month Smart CD - 2.40% APY, $60k minimum; 2.34% APY, $20k minimum; 2.28% APY, $1k minimum. Availability: Easy membership requirement Last month, United States Senate Federal Credit
$100 Or $200 Checking Account Bonus At First Bank In Virginia
Receive $100 if you open the First Checking account and sign up for a recurring $250 minimum direct deposit Receive $200 if you open the Premier Checking account and sign
$25 Bonus For New Members At Navy Federal Credit Union
Saw this ad on Google. It’s not much, but if you had been planning to join Navy Fed, this makes it a little more worthwhile. According to the Navy Fed
EWP Increased On New Cds At NASA Federal Credit Union
NASA Federal Credit Union’s 49-month CD special now has an early withdrawal penalty (EWP) of 365 days of interest. It had been 180 days. Here’s the EWP change that was
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