Zions Bank

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1 S Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84133

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Zions First National Bank was founded in Salt Lake City in 1873 and continues its legacy of strength and stability as one of the oldest financial institutions in the Intermountain West. To bring value to individuals, small-to middle-market businesses, nonprofits, corporations and institutions, Zions Bank provides a wide range of traditional banking and innovative technology services. Through its network of 122 full-service financial centers across Utah, Idaho and Wyoming, the bank offers consumers a range of mortgage and home equity loan options, AmaZing Rewards® credit cards, Private and Executive Banking services, and online and mobile banking.

Dedicated to supporting economic development in the communities it serves, Zions Bank is a consistent market leader in US Small Business Administration lending and is known for its local decision making. Companies can find solutions through the bank’s range of commercial loans, international banking services and award-winning Treasury Management solutions.

Zions Bank is a division of Zions Bancorporation, N.A. (NASDAQ: ZION), one of the nation's premier financial services companies, with total assets exceeding $65 billion. Zions Bancorporation, N.A. is a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and operates under multiple trade names in multiple states. Divisions of Zions Bancorporation, N.A. are not separate FDIC-insured banks. The FDIC coverage extended to deposit clients is that of one insured bank

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Zions Bank Offers Online Money Market In 41 States - 10/30/2018

Zions Bank has introduced its new Online Money Market, which earns 2.26% APY on balances of $25k and above. Not available in AZ, CA, CO, ID, NV, TX, or UT.

2.25% APY Online Money Market - 10/24/2018

https://www.zionsbank.com/personal-banking/digital/online-money-market/ Offer not available to residents of Utah, Idaho, Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, and Texas. Please see website for complete details.

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Been With Zions Since I Was 12 Years Old, And Will Be Staying With Them For Life!

Posted by: joeylap | Feb 10, 2012

Zions Bank has the greatest customer service I've ever experienced!

Every time I leave a branch I think to myself, "now that is customer service."  When I lived in Layton, I would be greeted with a "hey Joey, how are you today?"  Something I thought I would miss when I moved to Logan for school.  It didn't even take a month before I was getting the same treatment at any of the many branches here in Cache Valley.  Not just my name, but they remember to ask about my family, a test I had last week, or making sure I got over the sickness I recently had.  

I went on a vacation last year, but forgot to transfer the needed money from my savings to checking before I left!  I was away from the internet for the majority of the trip, but once I could check on things, I noticed that I had racked up quite a lot in NSF charges.  I gave Zions a call and explained my mistake and they waived them all.  Let me repeat that, they waived every NSF charge I had (validly) incurred.  They didn't need to, but were more than happy to help out.  This was very smart of them considering that because of this service, I'll be with them for life.

I once went into a branch inside a Smith's to get a money order.  The teller told me that he'd be more than happy to get me one, but they cost $2.50.  He advised I go to the Smith's customer service desk, as it would only cost $0.50 there.  Instead of looking out for their company's profit margin, they look out for the customer.

The one downside is that they are not nationwide.  If you travel too far, there won't be any ATMs you can use without charges.  Zions' fees are very reasonable though, only one dollar to use a non-friendly ATM where other banks charge three or four.  A friend of mine just complained about a certain mega-bank that charged him $38 for NSF (quite a bit more than the $0 I paid.)  No minimum balance.  No monthly charges.  Just reasonable fees where needed and outstanding customer service.

I wouldn't dream of leaving Zions bank.

As expected

Posted by: Diersagev | Aug 28, 2014

When it comes to consistency, they just about have it nailed down. The unfortunate customer service that we've (sadly) come to expect, is right about on par.
There are no fireworks. Nothing personable or spectacular to mention regarding service; the employees are cordial and polite and will then happily transfer you to another department. If that is satisfactory for you, that's great! You'll be getting the exact same response from the next representative on the line.
That being said, what they do manage to take care of is prompt and efficient. Just don't expect them to feel your pain when your bank information has been hacked and your account has been drained. For some reason they can't grasp your frustration about your funds not being replaced for at least 3 weeks. Wow, what horrible, demanding customers we are!

Poor Customer Service

Posted by: oslagbar | Dec 15, 2014

I've been with Zions for almost 10 years and they have quickly become the worst possible banking experience ever. They offer products in which the local branches are unable to handle and need to call the Salt Lake City office for everything, They must provide little or no employee training as they customer service is no service at all. When doing an internal transfer of funds from the savings account to the checking account they hold the funds for a day. These are internal funds from balances that are supposed to be available balances. I have never had a bank put a hold on their their own funds. The branch manager has no interest in customer service and the HQ in SLC really don't care. I've tried to resolve issues in a calm and professional manner and have no results. Closing accounts and would never do business with them again.

There Are Betters Out There

Posted by: srog385 | May 21, 2019

I opened an account here to get discounts at the megaplex theatres. I got my debit card and was unable to get my funds so I went to their Orem location to try and get it sorted out. It was one of the most outdated bank branches I have been in. The tellers were clueless about what was going on and had to call the office in Salt Lake, they were able to get the money out of the account. A few weeks later, I get an email stating they were unable to verify my identity. Really? They could have called and asked for documents or something!



Health Grade Components

FDIC Certificate #2270
Year Established1873
Primary RegulatorOCC
Profit Margin
Return on Assets - YTD1.19%
Return on Equity - YTD10.84%
Annual Interest Income$1.36B
Assets and Liabilities
AssetsQ2 2019vs Q2 2018$70.06B$66.25B
LoansQ2 2019vs Q2 2018$48.22B$44.82B
DepositsQ2 2019vs Q2 2018$54.33B$53.95B
Equity CapitalQ2 2019vs Q2 2018$7.60B$7.55B
Loan Loss AllowanceQ2 2019vs Q2 2018$503.5MM$489.6MM
Unbacked Noncurrent LoansQ2 2019vs Q2 2018$243.2MM$323.2MM
Real Estate OwnedQ2 2019vs Q2 2018$4.8MM$4.6MM
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Zions Bank Savings Account Rates

0.16%*$10k*-Young Savers
OTHER TIERS: 0.14% Up to $10k
0.10%--Savings Account
0.10%--Business Savings

Zions Bank Money Market Rates

1.75%*$25k*-Online Money Market - Limited Availability
OTHER TIERS: 0.01% $1k - $25k
1.11%$1k-Online Money Market
0.50%*$250k*-Business Money Market
OTHER TIERS: 0.20% $1k - $5k | 0.30% $5k - $25k | 0.35% $25k - $100k | 0.45% $100k - $250k
0.45%*$250k*-Money Market
OTHER TIERS: 0.20% $1k - $5k | 0.25% $5k - $25k | 0.30% $25k - $100k | 0.40% $100k - $250k
0.40%*$50k*-IRA Money Market
OTHER TIERS: 0.20% Up to $10k | 0.30% $10k - $25k | 0.35% $25k - $50k
0.40%--Business Money Market Sweep

Zions Bank Checking Account Rates

0.30%*$100k*-Business Interest Checking
OTHER TIERS: 0.10% Up to $5k | 0.25% $5k - $100k
0.15%*$100k*-Premium Interest Checking
OTHER TIERS: 0.08% Up to $5k | 0.10% $5k - $25k | 0.12% $25k - $100k
0.07%--Anytime Interest Checking

Zions Bank CD Rates

1.51%*$100k*-60 Month Regular CD
OTHER TIERS: 1.41% $1k - $100k
1.51%*$100k*-Business 60 Month CD
OTHER TIERS: 1.41% $1k - $100k
1.46%*$100k*-48 Month Regular CD
OTHER TIERS: 1.36% $1k - $100k
1.46%*$100k*-Business 48 Month CD
OTHER TIERS: 1.36% $1k - $100k
1.41%*$100k*-36 Month Regular CD
OTHER TIERS: 1.31% $1k - $100k
1.41%*$100k*-Business 36 Month CD
OTHER TIERS: 1.31% $1k - $100k
1.36%*$100k*-24 Month Regular CD
OTHER TIERS: 1.26% $1k - $100k
1.36%*$100k*-Business 24 Month CD
OTHER TIERS: 1.26% $1k - $100k
1.31%*$100k*-18 Month Regular CD
OTHER TIERS: 1.21% $1k - $100k
1.31%*$100k*-Business 18 Month CD
OTHER TIERS: 1.21% $1k - $100k
1.26%*$100k*-12 Month Regular CD
OTHER TIERS: 1.16% $1k - $100k
1.26%*$100k*-Business 12 Month CD
OTHER TIERS: 1.16% $1k - $100k
0.85%*$100k*-9 Month Regular CD
OTHER TIERS: 0.75% $1k - $100k
0.85%*$100k*-Business 9 Month CD
OTHER TIERS: 0.75% $1k - $100k
0.60%*$100k*-6 Month Regular CD
OTHER TIERS: 0.50% $1k - $100k
0.60%*$100k*-Business 6 Month CD
OTHER TIERS: 0.50% $1k - $100k
0.20%$1k-3 Month Regular CD
0.20%$1k-Business 3 Month CD
0.05%$1k-1 Month Regular CD
0.05%$1k-Business 1 Month CD

Zions Bank IRA Rates

1.51%*$100k*-60 Month IRA CD
OTHER TIERS: 1.41% $1k - $100k
1.46%*$100k*-48 Month IRA CD
OTHER TIERS: 1.36% $1k - $100k
1.41%*$100k*-36 Month IRA CD
OTHER TIERS: 1.31% $1k - $100k
1.36%*$100k*-24 Month IRA CD
OTHER TIERS: 1.26% $1k - $100k
1.31%*$100k*-18 Month IRA CD
OTHER TIERS: 1.21% $1k - $100k
1.26%*$100k*-12 Month IRA CD
OTHER TIERS: 1.16% $1k - $100k
0.85%*$100k*-9 Month IRA CD
OTHER TIERS: 0.75% $1k - $100k
0.60%*$100k*-6 Month IRA CD
OTHER TIERS: 0.50% $1k - $100k
0.20%$1k-3 Month IRA CD
0.05%$1k-1 Month IRA CD


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