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Watertown Metro Area

Including Watertown, Ogdensburg, Massena, Potsdam, Canton, Gouverneur, Carthage, Lowville, Clayton, Evans Mills, and 23 other towns.

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Boasting a long and proud architectural and industrial history, Watertown, New York, is a great place to live and operate a business. Whether you're spending time at the Jefferson County Fair or honing your rafting or skiing skills, there is always something fun and exciting to do in Watertown and the surrounding area. In choosing an institution for your financial affairs, a variety of factors must be taken into consideration. Among those factors is choosing a local bank that affords convenient access.

Fortunately, Watertown offers a number of banking options. Residents will find 10 banks and 10 credit unions headquartered in the local Watertown area. Just a few of the most notable financial institutions headquartered in Watertown include Community Bank, N.A., Watertown Savings Bank, SeaComm Federal Credit Union, North Country Savings Bank, and Northern Federal Credit Union. Watertown is also home to approximately 120 branches from more than 15 banks and 10 credit unions, meaning residents have a wealth of options when it comes to choosing a home for their financial affairs. The oldest active bank in the local area is Community Bank, N.A., established in 1866.

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M&T $150 Bonus With $100 DD (New Account)
The promotion is available again for the market area.   1. We will credit one bonus (the "Bonus") to the account if the account receives a minimum of one direct
Consumer Reports Puts M&T Bank On Bad Side Of Annual Naughty & Nice List
Consumer Reports has just issued its annual Naughty and Nice list, and has put M&T Bank on the bad side over its promises of free checking accounts that left people
The Good Banker
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Northern Federal Credit Union (Premium Choice Checking) -- Rate Dropped From 4.51% To 4.26%...
Same limit of $25K; the second tier dropped from 1.5% to 1.25%.  Choice Rewards Checking has the same 1/4% drop: from (3.01%, $25K) to (2.76%, $25K). This is an extremely