Intro—WaterStone Bank, SSB Reviews & Ranking

AdvisoryHQ recently published its list and review of the top banking firms in Wisconsin, a list that included WaterStone Bank, SSB.

Below we have highlighted some of the many reasons WaterStone Bank, SSB was selected as one of the best banking firms in Wisconsin.

Click here for a detailed review of AdvisoryHQ’s selection methodology: AdvisoryHQ’s Methodology for Selecting Top Banks and Credit Unions.

WaterStone Bank, SSB Review

WaterStone Bank was founded in 1921, boasting 95 years as a Wisconsin financial institution. Headquartered in Wauwatosa, WaterStone has 12 locations in Wisconsin. It is part of the larger Waterstone Financial, Inc. (Maryland) Savings and Loan Holding Company.

WaterStone Bank, SSB Reviews

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Key Factors Leading Us to Rank This Firm as One of This Year’s Top Banking Firms

Upon completing our detailed review, WaterStone Bank, SSB was included in AdvisoryHQ’s ranking of this year’s best banking firms based on the following factors.

WaterStone Bank, SSB Review: Military Valor Program

Active Duty service members, military veterans, and reserve and National Guard service members can take advantage of perks and discounts through WaterStone’s Military Valor Program. If you have a checking account with WaterStone, you will be eligible for the following benefits:

  • $100 credit when you set up direct deposit of military payroll, government benefits, or employer payroll
  • Free patriotic checks
  • Free money orders and official checks
  • Free wire transfers
  • No fee ATM transactions
  • $500 credit when you get your first mortgage loan on your home from WaterStone Bank and set up autopay

WaterStone Bank, SSB Military Valor Program Review

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WaterStone recognizes that as a member of the US military, you’ve made a commitment to our country. As such, WaterStone will make a commitment to you, contributing to its ranking as one of the best banks in Wisconsin.

WaterStone Bank, SSB Review: Community Involvement

Many Wisconsin banks are positively involved in their communities in which they operate, but WaterStone’s community involvement is extensive. The company sponsors numerous local events each year, from a Big Brothers Big Sisters golf tournament to several concert series. Knowing that WaterStone Bank is committed to more than its bottom line is certainly an attractive quality.

WaterStone Bank, SSB Review: Personal Banking Center

WaterStone Bank’s personal banking center provides you with different types of deposits, loans, and convenient services to fit your needs.

These services include:


  • Checking
  • Classic Club
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA)
  • Military Valor Program
  • Savings, CDs & Money Markets


  • Consumer loans
  • Home mortgages

Convenient Services

  • 24-hour telephone banking
  • Address change
  • CheckCard
  • Consumer Internet banking with online bill pay
  • Convenient ATMs
  • Credit cards
  • Mobile & text banking
  • Mobile check deposit
  • Prepaid cards

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