55 Plus Checking

The best account for you. For the best years of your life.

A checking account plus a couple of extra features to help you get more out of the best half of your life.

The Bank of the West 55 Plus Checking Account comes with:

  • First order of Bank of the West corporate image wallet style checks (1 box) FREE
  • Fee-free American Express® traditional travelers checks
  • Unlimited use of Bank of the West ATMs
  • Online Banking with Bill Pay
  • Free Mobile Banking
  • Overdraft protection with a linked savings or Gold Line* account
  • Bank of the West Debit Card with discounts and special offers on everyday items**
  • Discounts on consumer loan rates with automatic payments*
  • Free personal assistance through our Contact Center
  • 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

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* Subject to credit approval
** Visit www.savings.mastercard.com where it's free to sign up for discounts and special offers.

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

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To see how easy it is to switch your accounts from your current bank, see our step-by-step Guide to Moving Your Accounts to Bank of the West.