Press Room

Below you will find press releases and news articles covering all the ways we make Great Things Happen™ for our customers and community.


In The News

Rockford-area financial experts confident in market despite election season angst
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Illinois Bank & Trust gives $10,000 to Crusader for breast cancer prevention
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Press Releases

Illinois Bank & Trust Recognized as a Forbes Best Bank in America for 2017
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Local Businesses to Join Illinois Bank & Trust in New Fundraising Campaign
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Heather Vincent and Damon Heim Honored by Realtor Association of Northwestern Illinois
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Illinois Bank & Trust Named Club Blue Presenting Sponsor
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Illinois Bank & Trust to Host Summer Celebration
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Illinois Bank & Trust Backs Crusader Community Health in Fight Against Breast Cancer
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Illinois Bank & Trust Supports Local Summer Camp
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JoAnn Lane Joins Rockford Day Nursery HR Committee
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Illinois Bank & Trust Supports Nonprofit Center for Abuse Victim Relief
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Illinois Bank & Trust Awards Five Scholarships to Local High School Seniors
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Illinois Bank & Trust Welcomes New Commercial Portfolio Manager
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Illinois Bank & Trust Announces Executive Changes
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Jasper Vaccaro Named Market Leader for Private Client Services at Illinois Bank & Trust
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Riverside Community Bank Announces Plan to Rebrand as Illinois Bank & Trust
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Financial Advice Column *

01/26/2016 — In investing, don't doubt the power of dividends

01/19/2016 — Stick with investment plan amid brutal market correction

01/12/2016 — Focus on long-term trends during downturns

01/05/2016 — New year is a good time to revisit the Dogs of the Dow

12/29/2015 — Long-Term Quality Holdings vs. Short-Term Performance

12/22/2015 — Right-size your portfolio for the coming year

12/09/2015 — Markets volatile? Ignore your gut and stick with your investing plan

11/24/2015 — Saving only can take you halfway to your financial goals

11/17/2015 — What matters most at a company? Revenue growth

11/10/2015 — Short-term focus can be hazardous to your profits

10/20/2015 — Beware investing's unintended consequences with target-date mutual funds


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*The Financial Advice columns are authored by Nancy Tengler, Chief Investment Officer, Wealth Advisory Services at Heartland Financial USA, Inc., parent company of Illinois Bank & Trust. Products offered through Wealth Advisory Services are not FDIC insured, are not guaranteed by the bank and may lose value.