Premier Relationship Checking at Bank of the West

Premier Relationship Checking acknowledges those customers who place great trust in Bank of the West by paying special bonus interest rates on qualifying accounts.

Bank of the West Premier Relationship Checking account features:

  • Premier Relationship Premium interest rates on a Choice Money Market Savings account1, 2
  • Bonus interest rates on selected CDs3
  • A second Premier Relationship Checking account with no monthly service charge4
  • No Bank of the West charge for using another bank's ATM
  • Rebates on fees for cash withdrawals from other banks' ATMs5
  • No fee for cashier's checks, travelers cheques, money orders, stop payments, incoming wires, or overdraft protection transfers from a linked savings or money market account
  • No charge for Premier Relationship checks or 25% discount on other styles (one box per order)
  • Free small safe deposit box or $40 off larger sizes6

There is a $30 monthly service charge that can be waived by meeting at least one of the following:

  • Maintain an average monthly balance of at least $15,000 in this account, OR
  • Maintain a $25,000 combined average monthly balance in this account plus all linked personal checking, savings, and money market accounts, as well as CDs and IRAs

Here's what you'll need to apply:

  • 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
Premier Relationship Checking

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