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HURRICANE IAN: We're here to help

If you are impacted by the recent storms and need assistance with your existing account, please visit our Storm Help Page.

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PREMIER CHECKINGfootnote1

Exclusive service, premium benefits.

Enjoy better rates, no ATM withdrawal fees worldwidefootnote2 and our highest level of service – all from the bank with the strongest environmental policies of any major US bankfootnote3.

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Account features

  • Your deposits won't fund Arctic drilling, tar sands mining or big tobacco
  • No ATM withdrawal fees worldwidefootnote2
  • Interest-bearing checking account
  • No fees to purchase checks or money orders, or for incoming wires
  • $25 monthly service charge waived with minimum $25,000 average balance in eligible accountsfootnote4
  • Zero liability fraud protectionfootnote5
  • Debit card can be added to your mobile wallet for convenient, secure purchases on the go

Added Benefits

Access to dedicated Financial Advisors and Wealth Specialistsfootnote9

Special rates on CDs and Money Market accounts

Mobile app with over 100,000 5-star ratings

  • Secure biometric loginfootnote7
  • Deposit checks anytimefootnote7
  • Use Zelle® for free to send or request money
  • Tap to view monthly cash flow

App Store rating

4.8
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BANCWEST INVESTMENT SERVICES

Investment benefits with your Premier relationship

Meet with a licensed financial advisor to help you navigate your unique financial situation, and take advantage of investment and retirement benefits through BancWest Investment Services.footnote9

Open your account online in about 5 minutes

Get our highest level of service and rest assured your deposits won't fund Arctic drilling, tar sands mining or big tobacco.

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