A checking account with no fees from a financial institution that lifts you up instead of letting you down. For a limited time, open an Essential Checking Account and you could win up to $1,000 when you set up direct deposit1. Because good behavior deserves to be rewarded. Maybe it’s time to make a change?

Essential Checking

  • No monthly services fees or minimum balance requirements
  • Low $20 opening deposit requirement
  • Free use of Vantage West ATMs
  • Mobile deposits and money management tools
  • Essential Checking requires eStatements. Paper statements are not available.
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Switching banks is easy with ClickSWITCH.

We make it even easier to move your banking relationships, automatic transfers, and direct deposits to Vantage West with ClickSWITCH.

  • Quickly and securely switch your direct deposit and automatic payments from other financial institutions
  • Close old accounts at other financial institutions
  • Use our concierge service in branch to initiate your switch

1Direct deposit must be for at least $500 or more. The account with the direct deposit must remain open for at least 6 months. If the account is closed within 6 months, the entry will be voided and the account may be debited for the value of any prize awarded. No purchase necessary. Certain restrictions apply. Subject to change without notice. See official rules. Some products and services are subject to approval. Membership required. Federally insured by NCUA.