BankWest Checking

We make checking accounts easy. You have options.

BankWest has three, simple and convenient checking account options to match your needs. Whether you want a basic checking account with no frills, or you would like to earn a little interest, there’s an account that’s right for you.

All BankWest checking accounts offer:

Free Online Banking
Confirm balances, transfer funds, monitor transactions, pay bills, make person-to-person payments, set up account alerts, and more.
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Free Mobile Banking
Put the bank in the palm of your hand with the BankWest mobile app. Mobile banking includes all the features of online banking, plus mobile deposit.
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ID TheftSmart
ID TheftSmart provides comprehensive monitoring, consultation and restoration services to protect your personal identifying information.
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BankWest has the right Checking Account for you!

Account Key Benefit
ePlus Checking ePlus Checking is our most popular interest-earning checking account. It rewards customers who want a debit card and get electronic statements. Best of all, ePlus customers never pay ATM fees.
BW Basic Checking BankWest’s Basic Checking has no monthly charge for qualified customers who receive an e-Statement.
Premier Checking Premier Checking is the ideal fit for customers who want to earn higher interest with their checking account. Premier Checking customers also receive financial planning consultations.

ePlus Checking

  • No ATM fees, no matter whose machine you use.
  • Interest earning
  • One waived overdraft fee
  • No minimum balance
  • Personal loan discount1
  • $100 minimum to open
  • e-Statements
  • ePlus Reward Rate Requirements: Have 15 or more debit card transactions post to your account during the qualification cycle and receive electronic statements. (Pending debit card transactions and all ACH and ATM transactions are excluded.)

A monthly charge of $5 is waived when reward rate requirements are met.

Current Interest Rates

ePlus Reward Rates
Daily balance of zero to $25,000 2.02 percent apy* on entire balance
Daily balance over $25,000 2.02 percent apy to 0.25 percent apy on daily balance depending on the balance in the account*
Minimum Interest Rate
Base rate if reward rate requirements are not met 0.25 percent apy* on average daily balance
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BW Basic Checking

A basic account with no monthly charge for customers who receive an e-Statement or meet relationship qualifications.

  • No minimum balance
  • Free online banking with bill pay
  • Free mobile banking
  • Unlimited check writing
  • Personal loan discount1
  • $100 minimum to open

A monthly charge of $5 is waived if you meet one of the following: enroll in e-Statements, you are under 18, maintain a minimum daily balance of $1,500, or have a qualifying automatic monthly deposit2 of $500 or more.

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Premier Checking

Everything you could ever want in a checking account.

  • Higher interest rates
  • Unlimited check writing
  • Personal loan discount1
  • Free trust consultation3
  • Free investment consultation3
  • Free insurance review3
  • $100 minimum to open

A monthly charge of $10 is waived if you maintain a $3,000 average daily balance. Minimum daily balances of $3,000 earn interest.

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Tap and Pay

Add your BankWest debit card to your mobile wallet. Enroll in Apple Pay, Google Pay or Samsung Pay to make fast and secure payments in stores, in apps, and online.

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Overdraft Services

If mistakes happen, we have your back. BankWest has several options to help you manage overdrafts.

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Order Checks

Ordering checks online is a snap.

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