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M&T Bank Enables Customers to Customize Their Checking Accounts

Monday, February 11, 2013

M&T Bank Enables Customers to Customize Their Checking Accounts10:49 EST Monday, February 11, 2013Checking accounts now offer range of custom add-onsBUFFALO, N.Y., Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- M&T Bank customers can now customize their checking accounts by choosing features that are most important to them.M&T Bank has always offered its customers a variety of checking accounts designed to meet their everyday banking needs. Customers of M&T Bank now have a greater ability to personalize their checking accounts with features that offer more convenience, control and protection. A monthly fee may apply to add-on services, although certain premium checking accounts qualify customers to select a number of custom add-ons with no monthly fee.M&T Bank checking account customers can select from the following custom add ons:No M&T fee at other banks ATMs Refund of other banks' ATM fee No fee for overdraft protection transfers Standard checks and safe deposit box Access to FICO credit score online, updated monthly To qualify for these additional features, customers must meet certain requirements; customers can learn more about the details by visiting a branch, or by calling 1-800-724-2440. The added features are in addition to those already available with M&T checking accounts, which vary depending on the type of account. Some of these features are: M&T check card, M&T mobile banking, M&T alerts, domestic wire transfers, travelers checks and discounted personal loan rates. "We want to provide M&T customers with more options so they can customize their account to fit their lifestyle and their needs," said Darren King, M&T Bank Executive Vice President. "We understand that it's important to customers to be able to select the features that are most useful for them."About M&T BankM&T Bank was founded in Buffalo, New York in 1856, and is one of the top 20 independent commercial bank holding companies in the U.S. With $83 billion in assets and more than 750 branch offices in New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia, the company provides customers a full range of banking products and services. M&T Bank is a member of the FDIC.  For more information, visit ContactsDelaware: Megen Morris (302) 651-1462Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C.: Philip Hosmer (410) 949-3042New York: Chet Bridger (716) 842-5182SOURCE M&T Bank