Citizens Bank is a financial services firm founded in 1828 and headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island. Citizens Bank is a subsidiary of Citizens Financial Group, Inc. and is considered to be the thirteenth-largest bank in the United States according to its online corporate profile. Citizens Bank offers everyday banking, lending, and investment services and is FDIC-insured. According to its corporate website, the financial services company serves over five million customers and has more than $149.5 billion in total assets. Citizens Bank offers MasterCard credit cards with no annual fees.
SallieMae was founded as The Student Loan Marketing Association in 1973 in Newark, Delaware. The financial services company currently operates as a consumer banking business and as a separate loan service and management entity known as Navient Corporation. The company offers a UPromise MasterCard that offers cash back rewards to help families save towards college education funds. According to the corporate website, over 18 million have joined UPromise and approximately $1 billion dollars has been earned in total college funds. SallieMae's banking services are FDIC insured.
SECU was founded in 1951 and has grown to have over 230,000 members since that time. The credit union is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, and membership is available for those who live in, work in, or attend school in the state of Maryland, and their relatives. SECU attributes its longevity to its members and the organization's sound financial planning and investments.
Members enjoy a full-service financial service institution and can receive banking, savings, loans, credit cards, college or retirement planning, as well as insurance products from the credit union.
SECU is highly involved in community service and support in Maryland.