Bronx Banking Guide 2018 Online Edition

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The Bronx has the lowest proportion of households (21.8%) with bank accounts of any other county in the city of New York and the lowest concentration of bank branches per person in the state. Those who do not have bank accounts, and even those that do, often use other financial services, such as “cashier” agencies, check cashers and pawn shops which may be more convenient, but also have a high cost.

With this Bronx Banking Guide, we hope to provide information about affordable, convenient and responsible financing options, helping you make the best decision for your personal financial situation.