About Us

Bank of the West is a financially strong, well-capitalized FDIC-insured bank that customers have entrusted with their money for over 135 years.

The Bank of the West Blog aims to be the trusted resource for ideas and commentary to help readers manage and protect their businesses, homes, and wealth, as well as make sense of U.S. economic activity and how it affects their finances.

With more than 600 commercial and retail banking locations and $65 billion in assets at Bank of the West, our business starts with you.

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We are a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, which has a presence in 75 countries with more than 185,000 employees, including more than 140,000 in Europe.

Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.