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Your choice. Your benefits.

Simply select the checking account that’s best for you, or let our experts help you decide. Whether you choose Pinnacle, Classic, or Senior Checking you’ll receive these valuable benefits:
  • Earn interest on required balances.
  • Free Debit MasterCard®.
  • Free Online Banking.
  • Free Online Bill Payments with Personal Checking Accounts.
  • Free Mobile Banking and Mobile Check Deposit.
  • 24-hour telephone account access.
  • Overdraft protection available from your savings, money market, or a line of credit.
  • Opt-in to Overdraft Coverage for ATM and everyday debit card transactions.

Now you can do more online, more easily than ever. From a new online banking interface to convenient mobile banking services, you'll have more options and tools at your fingertips. Learn more about these Online Banking Updates.


Explore Your Options

  • "Pinnacle

    Pinnacle Checking

    As our premier checking account, Pinnacle Checking offers a range of benefits—including paying our highest rates on checking balances. If you’re looking for an account that gives as much as you do, look no further.
    • Open account with as little as $100.
    • Monthly service charge of $20 waived with $5,000 minimum daily account balance or $25,000 combined balances in checking, savings and Money Market accounts.
    • Discount of 0.25% on mortgage loan fees (explore our mortgage loan programs).
    • Reduced or waived consumer loan fees.
    • FREE cashier’s checks.
    • FREE small safe deposit box or 50% discount on any larger size.
    • Discount of 0.50% interest rate on eligible consumer loans or lines of credit with automatic payment transfers. 
  • "Senior

    Senior Checking

    Our Senior Checking account is a smart solution for clients age 65 and older.
    • Just $100 deposit opens account.
    • No monthly service charge or minimum daily balance requirement.
    • FREE cashier’s checks.
    • FREE small safe deposit box or 50% discount on any larger size for the first year.
    • Fee waived when purchasing our VISA® Gift Cards.
    • Discount of 0.50% interest rate on eligible* consumer loans or lines of credit with automatic payment transfers. 
  • "Classic

    Classic Checking

    Classic Checking features a low minimum balance. Just $100 deposit opens account. When you meet the $500 minimum daily balance, we waive the monthly service charge of $12 ($5 discount for direct deposit; $2 discount for eStatements available). Plus, get a free small safe deposit box or 50% discount on any larger size for the first year, and a discount of 0.50% interest rate on eligible* consumer loans or lines of credit with automatic payment transfers.


    *Rate discounts do not apply on Title Manufactured Home Loans, Savers Secured, Overdraft Line of Credit, or Home Equity Loans.

Debit MasterCard®

AmericanWest Bank offers Debit MasterCards® for our client's first choice for purchases and convenience.

Money Pass Surcharge Free ATM Network
AmericanWest Bank is a member of the Money Pass Network. Through this relationship we can offer tens of thousands of surcharge-free ATM's coast to coast. You can find a Money Pass terminal by going to www.moneypass.com. From there you can simply enter your ZIP code and you will be directed to Money Pass surcharge terminals in your location. You can also download a free mobile app to your Android or iPhone, then you can always find a surcharge free ATM!
Debit MasterCard® is accepted worldwide and comes with the added protection of Zero Liability and fraud monitoring.

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