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Switch Kit

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Simple Switch Kit!

We've made moving your accounts to Northwest Bank simple and easy using our convenient forms, just follow these steps! We're here to assist you every step of the way.


1. SWITCH 

Visit with a Personal Banker at one of our convenient locations to open your Northwest Bank account. Or open your account online today! Once the account is opened, explore our products and services and personally experience how we deliver them with care and expertise.

2.  CLOSE DOWN YOUR OLD ACCOUNTS

Immediately begin using your new account. Make sure your old account is active long enough to allow outstanding checks and automatic withdrawals to clear through your old account. Then, complete the Close Account Form included, and we'll be happy to do the rest. Destroy your old checks, ATM/Debit Card and deposit slips.

3.  SWITCH YOUR AUTOMATIC TRANSACTIONS

The enclosed forms will help you contact the companies and financial institutions that handle your automatic deposits and automatic withdrawals. We'll be happy to help you with any of these forms. Use this checklist to keep track of people you may need to contact:

Image of a cash bag icon Direct Deposit:

  • Your employer's Human Resources department
  • The company handling your retirement or pension payments
  • Social Security Administration

Image of a cash icon Automatic withdrawals from your account:

  • Mortgage company
  • Homeowner's insurance
  • Auto insurance
  • Life insurance

Image of a debit card in atm slot Automatic charges to your old debit or credit cards:

  • Utility companies
  • Telephone companies
  • Cable company
  • Other

4.  YOU'RE DONE!

Welcome to the Northwest Bank "family." We hope you will take advantage of all the great products and services we offer. Don't hesitate to let us know if we can help in any way.

My experience with transitioning has been great. Everyone at the bank has been extremely accommodating. They make me feel that my business matters. I like that the bank still feels like a small town bank even though we are in quite a large community.

Kelli, Ankeny

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