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Name Number of ratings Checkbook's top rating for quality () What percent of customers rated firm "superior" on our survey for "overall quality" Areas in which the bank has branches (see key at bottom) Approximate number of branches in area
1. Alaska USA Federal Credit Union


22 ratings Puget Sound Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 28 local banks.
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2. Bank of America


629 ratings Puget Sound Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 28 local banks.
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3. Banner Bank


24 ratings Puget Sound Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 28 local banks.
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4. BECU


446 ratings Puget Sound Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 28 local banks.
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5. Chase


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6. Columbia Bank


98 ratings Puget Sound Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 28 local banks.
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7. First Savings Bank Northwest


10 ratings Puget Sound Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 28 local banks.
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8. First Tech Federal Credit Union


20 ratings Puget Sound Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 28 local banks.
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9. Harborstone Credit Union


36 ratings Puget Sound Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 28 local banks.
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10. HomeStreet Bank


51 ratings Puget Sound Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 28 local banks.
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11. KeyBank


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12. Kitsap Bank


29 ratings Puget Sound Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 28 local banks.
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13. Kitsap Credit Union


61 ratings Puget Sound Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 28 local banks.
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14. Navy Federal Credit Union


23 ratings Puget Sound Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 28 local banks.
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15. Qualstar Credit Union


10 ratings Puget Sound Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 28 local banks.
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16. School Employees Credit Union of Washington


61 ratings Puget Sound Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 28 local banks.
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17. Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union


39 ratings Puget Sound Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 28 local banks.
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18. Sound Credit Union


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19. Sterling Savings Bank


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20. Timberland Savings Bank


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21. Umpqua Bank


13 ratings Puget Sound Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 28 local banks.
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22. US Bank


182 ratings Puget Sound Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 28 local banks.
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23. USAA Federal Savings Bank


47 ratings Puget Sound Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 28 local banks.
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24. Verity Credit Union


35 ratings Puget Sound Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 28 local banks.
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25. Washington Federal Savings


64 ratings Puget Sound Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 28 local banks.
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26. Washington State Employees Credit Union


54 ratings Puget Sound Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 28 local banks.
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27. Wells Fargo


199 ratings Puget Sound Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 28 local banks.
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28. Whidbey Island Bank


11 ratings Puget Sound Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 28 local banks.
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