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Platinum Bank is a Florida bank that was established in December 1997. The bank is headquartered in Brandon, Florida with branches in Lakeland, Tampa, Plant City, and Winter Haven, Florida. The bank’s primary market area consists principally of Hillsborough and Polk counties and the surrounding areas.
Platinum Bank’s business strategy is to cater to consumers, professionals,
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For the best short term CD rates in Indiana, Mutual Bank is on top. Mutual Bank was founded in 1889 and is based in Muncie, Indiana. The bank has 33 bank branch locations from Muncie to South Bend. Recently, the bank has run a promotion on two short term certificates of deposit. The bank has
A bank, often with branches, that is locally owned and operated, and is not part of a bank holding company.
The Fed does not directly control long-term interest rates including mortgage rates. However, approximately two-thirds of U.S. households own their own homes and most homeowners pay a mortgage. Mortgage interest rates therefore have a big impact on consumer behavior. The level of mortgage rates determines how much economic activity takes place in
The amount paid by a mutual fund to the investment adviser for its services.
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The Kansas City Star Sunday issue on Nov. 9th, 2008 has an ad from Bank Midwest publicizes one of the best CD rates in Missouri. Bank Midwest promotes its 9 month certificate of deposit and 15 month certificate of deposit in the ad. The interest rate on the 9 month CD is 3.80% and the
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Legal claim against a property. Once the property is sold, the lien holder is then paid the amount that is owed.
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The credit union is owned by the members.