Financial Education Resource Center

The Bank of the West Financial Education Resource Center provides you with valuable insight and information for managing your finances. In the articles and tools listed below, we cover everything from budget maintenance to managing your account and planning for your future. Use the links on this page to help you map out your short- and long-term financial goals.

Tips and Tools

Build a Budget
Some useful information and links to help you better map out your financial life.

Make the Most of Your Money
Practical methods for growing your money and earning interest.

Reduce Your Debt
A short series of tips on managing loans and credit card payments.

Manage Account Fees and Charges
Easy ways to avoid service charges and fees on your accounts.

  1. How Alerts Can Help You
    Find out what your current balance is, when a payment is due and more.
  2. Get the Facts About Our Overdraft Practices and Programs
    Understand more about how our overdraft practices and programs work.

Protect Your Financial Information
Learn how you can avoid fraud and keep your personal and financial information safe.

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