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Savings Accounts

Savings accounts to help you build a brighter future

Enjoy low minimums and competitive interest rates to help you reach your long- and short-term financial goals—all from a bank with the strongest environmental policies of any major US bank.

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Classic Savingsfootnote2

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  • Your deposits won’t fund Arctic drilling, tar sands mining, or Big Tobacco
  • Competitive interest rates
  • Open an account with just $25
  • $5 monthly service charge
  • Three ways to waive your monthly service charge: maintain an average monthly balance of $300, use auto-save to set up recurring monthly transfers of $25 or more from any Bank of the West personal checking accountfootnote4, or if you are 18 years old or younger
  • Compounds daily and paid monthly

Choice Money Market Savings

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  • Your deposits won’t fund Arctic drilling, tar sands mining, or Big Tobacco
  • Higher interest rates than our Classic Savings account
  • Interest rate bonus if you also have a Premier Checking accountfootnote3
  • Open an account with just $100
  • $15 monthly service charge
  • Three ways to waive your monthly service charge: maintain an average monthly balance of $5,000, use auto-save to set up recurring monthly transfers of $75 or more from any Bank of the West personal checking accountfootnote4, or if you have a Premier Checking Account
  • Compounds daily and paid monthly

Additional Benefits

Grow your savings automatically, by scheduling recurring transfers with auto-save

Unlimited number of in-branch and ATM withdrawals

Savings Overdraft Protection available when linked to a Bank of the West Checking account

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Mobile app with over 100,000 5-star ratings

  • Secure biometric loginfootnote4
  • Deposit checks anytimefootnote4
  • Use Zelle® for free to send or request money
  • Tap to view monthly cash flow

App Store rating

4.8

Open your account online in about 5 minutes

Classic Savings Choice Money Market Savings

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Note: Bank of the West has branches only in the states listed in the drop-down. At this time, we only open accounts for individuals and businesses in these states.