After reading an article about successful businesses that made more money off merchandise than the actual product. ex. Hooters resturant, Doggy Styles pet grooming, Hard Rock, etc. I decided to name my store in a similiar fashion. I got appproved with the IRS, my local city and county government had no problem with the name. After opening the account and it being open for a short time, Arvest canceled my account because of the name. I called the Office of Controled Currency with the federal government and the man I spoke with said that it was the first time he had ever heard of that. He also said the name was not bad and contain no obscene words so he felt they had no grounds. He actually asked me if someone working at the bank didnt like me. LOL
The unfortunate issue with websites like these is that most people who seek to write a review are upset and want to vent about something. The truth is arvest is a great bank. They honestly care about their customers, and will work to fix any problems they can. They also have some of the lowest banking fees around. Their nsf fee is only $17, one of the lowest in the country. Plus their cutoff time is at 8 pm instead of in the middle of the day like many competitors. This leaves you more time to make a deposit to clear up any negative before a fee hits. If you have questions regarding their customer service see JDpower. Com. They have won the "highest customer satisfaction with retail banking" several times including during 2012 and 2013. Every time i go in a branch everyone is very friendly, and greets me by name. If i have a question they quickly get me an answer. Arvest is also a very stable company. They have never needed assistance through any economically hard times. They seem to make sound business decision so i know i can trust them with my money.
I have never had such a terrible experience with a Bank except at ARVEST, they truly are practicing fraud. In my case they went back two weeks , rearranged all large incoming charges to go through , thereby causing multiple overdrafts for smaller pos charges. This is the scheme they practice and someone should file a class action lawsuit against them.