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Great Rate Checking

Community West Bank is proud to announce, Great Rate Checking. An interest earning checking account free of monthly maintenance fees.

To earn the Great Rate Checking rate, perform the following reward requirements each qualifying cycle:

  • Minimum 10 Debit Card transactions post and settle per qualification cycle
  • Establish at least 1 direct deposit (such as payroll or government check) or 1 automatic debit (such as mortgage or car payments) post and settle per qualification cycle
  • Receive electronic statements monthly
  • Access Online Banking at least once each cycle

That’s right, perform these reward requirements and earn 0.30%* annual percentage yield (APY) on balances up to $15,000. Any portion of your balance greater than $15,000 earns 0.10%* APY.

And that's not all! Use any ATM in the nation. We'll refund ATM surcharge fees up to $5.00 per transaction to a maximum of $20 per qualifying cycle. Plus Online Banking and Bill Payment are provided to you around the clock.

That’s it! No monthly account maintenance fees. No minimum balance requirements. Simply earn a Great Rate with Community West Bank’s Great Rate Checking Account.

Click here to Enroll Now and begin earning a Great Rate today!

Click here to view a video at our on-line education center. 

* Annual Percentage Yield (APY) is 0.30% and is accurate as of February 1, 2014 and may change thereafter. 0.30% APY paid on daily balances below $15,000 each qualifying cycle (Cycle) that all reward requirements are met. Account daily balances will earn 0.10% APY when reward requirements are not met per Cycle. Rates subject to change after account is opened. Offer good on personal accounts only. You must meet the reward requirements each Cycle to obtain ATM surcharge reimbursements as noted. Check Card transactions exclude ATM withdrawals. No monthly account maintenance fee. The qualifying cycle is defined by transactions that settle and post to your account from the last business banking day of your previous statement cycle through those that settle and post on the next to last business banking day of your current statement cycle.

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