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Tired of the credit crunch, state and local governments are putting their money where their mouths are--with small banks. Should you join them?

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Christopher Dodd just held a news conference to explain his new blueprint for sweeping financial reform.

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For the first time since 2002, bank branch networks in the United States are getting smaller.

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NewDominion Bank out of Charlotte, NC is offering a competitive 1.5% APY savings account rate.

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The online banking service - GiftsforBanking.com - is offering competitive rates and features as part of a new program.

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North Carolina's MidCarolina Bank is offering a great bonus for signing up for a reward checking account.

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iGOBanking is now offering some pretty decent gifts along with their competetitive CD rates to open a CD. They have just launched a new website called giftsforbanking.com that showcases the gifts they provide. The type of gift you'll receive depends on the amount of money you deposit into the cd as well as its term.

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People do not generally have a good feeling toward banks. But Ally Bank is trying to change that with exciting products and features for new and existing customers.

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Citigroup recently informed the majority of it's checking account customers that it reserves the right to require seven days notice on withdrawals. Does this mean Citi is fearing a run on the bank?

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The number and total assets of problem institutions on the FDIC 'Problem List' continued to grow at the end of 2009 as banks charged off even more bad loans than in 2008.

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Palladian Private Bank, a division of The PrivateBank and Trust Co. is offering a very competitive 1.70% APY savings account rate and a 12-month CD paying 1.90% APY.

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CNB Bank Direct today raised the rates on its 12,18, and 24 month certificates of deposit. It's a welcome change from the constant rate decreases we've seen over the past year. To take advantage of these rates, you must first have a CNB high yield savings account.

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Hyde Park Bank, a local bank in and around Boston is offering a 16-Month CD that pays 2.00% APY an a 30-Month CD that pays 2.40% APY. The CDs are insured by the FDIC as well as the DIF, coverage unique to Massachusetts.

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Sovereign Bank is offering a rich deal to those who are interested in opening their Premier Checking and Money Market Savings Accounts. They'll give you $150 and guarantee 1.5% APY for three months.

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Bank of America has a nice program called Museums On Us. It provides BofA debit card holders free entry to participating museums the first full weekend of every month.

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