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Certificates of deposit, also known as
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This national bank was established in 2001 and has five bank branches located within the state of Alabama. First National Bank of Baldwin County offers highly competitive rates on certificates of deposit, savings and money market accounts, a wide-range of investment options, and checking accounts to fit both personal and business banking needs.
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Capital One Bank is running ads for their high rate CDs emphasizing the safety and low minimum balance requirements. The display ad was located in the New Jersey Star Ledger. In the ad, Capital One Bank is promoting a 14 month CD at 4.00%, a 24 month CD at 4.50% and a 5 year CD
A yield index based upon the cost of funds to savings & loan institutions in the San Francisco Federal Home Loan Bank District. It is one of the indexes commonly used to set the rate of adjustable rate mortgages.
Far East National Bank is a California based bank. The bank was founded in 1974 as the first federally chartered Asian American bank in the United States. Far East National Bank became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Taiwan’s Bank SinoPac since 1997. SinoPac Holdings has total assets of $34 billion, serving customers throughout Asia and North
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McLean Mortgage Corporation is an independent mortgage lender based in Fairfax, Virginia. The company was founded in 2008 and is now one of the top 100 largest mortgage lenders in the nation. McLean Mortgage is a full service mortgage lender with branch offices in Fairfax, Bedford, Fair Lakes, Lynchburg and Virginia Beach, Virginia; as well
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