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1Requirements to Receive Up to $150 Bonus: Student Checking and Premier Checking excluded. All offers valid for any other consumer checking account opened at a branch or account application submitted on bankofthewest.com between 03/04/17 to 04/14/17 with a minimum opening deposit of $100 or more with funds new to Bank of the West (Bank) received and posted to the account no later than 04/21/17.
2To receive the $100 bonus, customer must have a direct deposit of at least $250 (two or more direct deposits that add up to $250 do not qualify) posted to the account by 06/30/17. Direct deposit must be payroll, Social Security, pension or other government benefits.
3To receive the $50 bonus, customer must request, receive and use a new Bank of the West Debit Card linked to the new checking account for 10 or more debit card purchases all of which must post to the account by the last business day of the month for each of the first two full calendar months immediately following the month in which the opening deposit posts to the account, for a total of 20 or more transactions. Each purchase must be $3 or more. ATM transactions are excluded. All required purchases must be posted by 06/30/17.
Offer does not apply to second or multiple checking accounts. Bank will classify the bonus as interest paid to the checking account. Any applicable taxes associated with this offer are the responsibility of the account holder. To the extent required by law, Bank will report total value of the offer to the IRS on Form 1099 for tax year 2017. All accounts are subject to the Bank’s standard terms and conditions and Schedule of Fees and Charges. There is a Monthly Service Charge that ranges from $8 to $30 depending upon which checking account you open. Visit your local branch or bankofthewest.com for additional details and options to waive the Monthly Service Charge.
4Subject to credit approval.
5Identical ownership is required on all linked accounts
*This account earns interest at a variable rate. Rates differ based on balance. Rates may change any time without prior notice, before or after the account is opened. Fees could reduce earnings on the account. Additional restrictions may apply.