Consumers are getting the short end of the stick in their dealings with banks. But the pain isn’t felt equally across the country, and the rates you get on your certificates of deposit and home loans differ depending on where you live. We’ve pored through the data to determine which cities offer their residents the best rates.
Credit Power Index: 18.996
We stay in the New York metro area with the New York City borough of Brooklyn. East Coast cities had a strong showing in the Credit Power Index, as they stayed relatively stable throughout the recession.