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5-Star Rayne State Bank and Trust Company

Like Having a Friend in the Banking Business

 Rayne, LA - March 2023: BauerFinancial, Inc., the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm, is proud to announce that Rayne State Bank and Trust Company has once again earned its Top (5-Star) Rating for financial strength and stability. Having earned Bauer’s 5-Star rating for 40 (or more) consecutive quarters, Rayne State Bank and Trust Company has earned an even higher designation as an “Exceptional Performance Bank”. This marks Rayne State Bank and Trust Company’s 71st consecutive 5-Star rating.

Bauer rates every federally-insured U.S. chartered bank with the same strict standards, and is pleased to report that Rayne State Bank and Trust Company continues to outperform its peers. What does it mean when we say, “like having a friend in the banking business?”, muses Karen Dorway, president of BauerFinancial. “It means loyalty and dedication. It’s a connection, one that you can rarely find in a big bank. But at Rayne State Bank and Trust Company, it comes naturally. Not to mention”, she continues, “a local bank means local decisions, made by people just like you.”

Established in 1943, Rayne State Bank and Trust Company has been a dedicated banking partner for the community for 80 years. Making connections and supporting this community has been its hallmark since its inception. Being rated 5-Stars by Bauer, the best, most trusted and most convenient place to go for a validated, statistical review of your bank’s financial strength, is the fruit of its labor.

Rayne State Bank and Trust Company: “Your 5-Star Community Bank

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