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A bank that provides services to companies and individuals.
A bank that is set up by a local government, without capital stock and is maintained by with members who contribute to a common fund.
A cooperative that is nonprofit, set up for a specific membership who owns it and provides a variety of banking services for it’s members.
An institution that can offer some services, such as a mortgage, but cannot accept deposits.
A financial institution that limits it’s services to making loans and accepting deposits; a legal limitation is that no more than 20% of it’s loans can be offered commercially.