55 Plus Checking at Bank of the West

55 Plus Checking comes with some extra features to help you get more out of the best half of your life.

With 55 Plus Checking you can get:

  • First order of Bank of the West corporate image wallet style checks (1 box) FREE
  • Fee-free American Express® traditional travelers checks
  • Online Banking with free Bill Pay
  • Overdraft protection with a linked savings or Gold Line1 account
  • Bank of the West Debit Card with discounts and special offers on everyday items2
  • Free Mobile Banking3
  • Discounts on consumer loan rates with automatic payments1
  • Free personal assistance through our Telephone Banking Center
  • Friendly customer support online, on the phone, or in the branch
  • Unlimited check writing (with sufficient funds available)
  • Deposits eligible for FDIC insurance up to the maximum established by the FDIC per depositor and ownership type

Apply Online

What you'll need for our fast, secure online sign up:

  • About fifteen minutes to complete the application
  • $100 minimum opening balance
  • Social Security number
  • Driver's license or state ID
  • Date of birth, email address and physical street address
  • Routing number, if you'll be opening your account by transferring funds from another bank
55 Plus Checking

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To increase interest earned on your Checking funds, look for an account that earns competitive interest, or link your Checking to a Savings account, and transfer surplus funds to savings when you can.

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