Most investors aren't wealthy enough to buy whole companies – but if we could, we'd love to buy SVB Financial (NASDAQ:SIVB) and Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) outright.

In this segment from The Motley Fool's everything-financials show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer take a question from their mailbag about buying banks and give their rationale behind these two picks.

David Hanson owns shares of Goldman Sachs. Matt Koppenheffer owns shares of Goldman Sachs and SVB Financial Group. The Motley Fool recommends Goldman Sachs. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.