Northwest Bank

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101 West 5th Street
Spencer, IA 51301

Northwest Bank is headquartered in Spencer and is the 8th largest bank in the state of Iowa. It is also the 496th largest bank in the nation. It was established in 1988 and as of June of 2020, it had grown to 320 employees at 19 locations. Northwest Bank has an A health rating.

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Northwest Bank Compass Rewards Checking Earns 3.04% APY - 12/20/2019

Northwest Bank is currently offering its Compass Rewards Checking (3.04% APY, up to $25k) to residents of IA, MN, NE, and SD through online application.

Reviews (2)

Northwest bank review

Overall I really like Northwest bank. They have a friendly staff and I never spend much time inside the bank doing any transaction. The only account that I use is a checking account. I prefer a checking account because it is easier with withdraw my money. I use a debit card and have my money whenever I want it. Their online banking is the best feature they have though. It is very secure, and it has many features. You can check all of your account just like at the actual bank, and also see all of your transaction history which I really like. The other day I no longer wanted to receive bank statements in the mail, so I went online and requested them to be canceled. It is very efficient and useful.

If You Looking To Build Credibility Don’T Use This Bank

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After 8 years I am closing my business, checking and saving account, I was able to build equity for over a millón dollars in real state, however I wasn’t elegible for a car loan, I was not good enough to access to an small credit or refinanced my student loans with this Bank. I will be looking for a better bank right now.


Health Grade Components

FDIC Certificate #32647
Year Established1988
Primary RegulatorFDIC
Profit Margin
Return on Assets - YTD0.9%
Return on Equity - YTD9.64%
Annual Interest Income$34.2MM
Assets and Liabilities
AssetsQ2 2020vs Q2 2019$1.97B$1.65B
LoansQ2 2020vs Q2 2019$1.67B$1.37B
DepositsQ2 2020vs Q2 2019$1.64B$1.38B
Equity CapitalQ2 2020vs Q2 2019$171.0MM$161.2MM
Loan Loss AllowanceQ2 2020vs Q2 2019$18.3MM$17.1MM
Unbacked Noncurrent LoansQ2 2020vs Q2 2019$6.1MM$4.9MM
Real Estate OwnedQ2 2020vs Q2 2019$1.4MM$150.00K
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Northwest Bank Savings Account Rates

1.00%$1-First time Homebuyer - w/ Auto deposit checking
0.50%$1-First time Homebuyer Saving Account
0.35%*-$20kCompass Savings Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.10% $20k+

Northwest Bank Checking Account Rates

3.04%*-$50kCompass Rewards Account
OTHER TIERS: 1.57% $50k+


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