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Lakeside Bank Ranked in the Top 20 Nationally and Best in Louisiana - Monday, August 4, 2014
Lakeside Bank has been ranked the 20th healthiest bank in America on DepositAccounts "Top 200 Healthiest Banks in America” 2014 report.  Every year looks at the financial health of all 6,500 federally insured banks in the United States. The banks are evaluated based on several factors, including  capitalization, deposit growth and loan-to-reserve ratios. 

Lakeside is the only bank in Southwest Louisiana included in the top 200 list for 2014, and at number 20 in the rankings, the top performing bank in the state.  

DepositAccounts is the largest and most comprehensive online publication in the U.S. dedicated to banking/savings deposit information for consumers. It utilizes a patent-pending technology to track more than 275,000 consumer deposit rates, each updated nightly. The website features more than 10,000 editorial articles detailing creative depository strategies and highlighting current bank rates and offers. It is also home to one of the largest communities of depositors on the Web, hosting more than 80,000 comments, customer reviews, and forum threads.

Lakeside Bank opened in 2010, and was the nation’s only new bank to receive until December, 2013, with the exception of three banks specifically set up to save failed banks. The main branch is located on Nelson Road in South Lake Charles and a branch in Oak Park opened late last year. Construction is currently underway on a third branch in Westlake, set to open this September. For more information, visit or call 337-474-3766. 

The complete list of the top 200 is available at .


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