On Friday, April 12, our Main Branch located at 1601 22nd Street will close at 10:00 a.m. for the move to our new headquarters.

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On Friday, April 12, our Main Branch located at 1601 22nd Street will close at 10:00 a.m. for the move to our new headquarters.

On Friday, April 12, our Main Branch located at 1601 22nd Street will close at 10:00 a.m. for the move to our new headquarters.

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West Bank Donates Furniture to Nonprofit Neighbor

Six individuals stand in the old West Bank headquarters at 1601 22nd Street.

Left to Right: Cara Kennedy-Ode, Board Chair (CSA); Brett Stiles, Operations Manager (CSA); Christina Smith, President and CEO (CSA); Jason Ruppert, SVP/Commercial Banker (West Bank); Jon Hummel, VP/Commercial Banker (West Bank); Sara Larson, VP/Central Iowa Retail Manager (West Bank) As West Bank opened its new headquarters 3330 Westown Parkway in West Des Moines, the furniture […]

Business Email Compromise

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Business Email Compromise (BEC) is a scam that seeks to defraud a company through email. Because so much of business is conducted through email, it makes this scheme highly damaging if it succeeds. According to the FBI’s 2023 Internet Crime Report, the Internet Crime Complaint Center received 21,489 BEC complaints with adjusted losses of over […]

Protect Your Business From Check Fraud

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Whether you are a small business or serve thousands of customers a day, taking steps to fight check fraud is vital to keeping your organization safe. The Treasurer’s Guide to AR Payment Optimization estimates that 40% of all business-to-business (B2B) payments in the United States are made via check. As long as payments continue to […]

Consumer Check Fraud Safety

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Over the past few years, check fraud has been on the rise, with an uptick in cases more recently. According to the Iowa Bankers Exchange, Suspicious Activity Reports for check fraud increased by 201.2% from 2018 to 2022. Nasdaq’s 2024 Global Financial Crime Report revealed that in 2023 alone, check fraud led to $21 billion […]

Loving Your Aging Family Member Well

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Aging is a part of life, but it can be hard to watch your loved ones get older. One way you can walk alongside them is by watching for signs of elderly financial abuse. Elderly financial abuse is a crime that deprives older adults of their resources and independence by taking advantage of their finances […]

Beneficial Ownership Information Reporting

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The following is a press release issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury on January 1, 2024 regarding the new reporting requirements for many businesses in the United States. This is solely being provided as an informative resource, as West Bank will not collect or share this information and will not take part in […]

Mobile Banking Safety

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When you’re on the go and need to access your bank account, Mobile Banking is a great solution. You can manage your money at any time, transfer funds, pay bills, deposit checks, and more. The West Bank Mobile Banking App implements industry best practices when it comes to security. When you access your accounts, you […]

Set Yourself Up for Financial Success in 2024

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What are your goals for 2024? Do you have a big trip planned? Is one of your kids starting college this year? Are you nearing the age of retirement? There are so many big life moments that need financial backing. Start planning next year’s finances now in order to start off on the right foot. […]

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