If there was one overarching theme to the first quarter of this year, it was that risks, which seemed vanquished in an earlier era, have returned to plague us.

Parent Company Recognized as a Forbes Best Bank in America for 2022

Illinois Bank & Trust, through its parent company, Heartland Financial USA, Inc., has been named a “Forbes Best Bank 2022.”

Quarterly Market Review Q4 2021

Even as the pandemic continues to delay a full normalization of the global economy, the exit from emergency support has begun. Mark Stevens and Paul Dickson provide a fourth quarter summary of the significant implications and opportunities as a result from the pandemic.

Safeguard Your Business From Cybercrime

Fraud continues to be on the rise, how can you prepare and protect your business from cybercrime?

Quarterly Market Review Q3 2021

The quarter saw many issues pressed to the brink – of failure, transition, collapse and default. Given everything that transpired – or almost did – the limited losses in most markets were a remarkable testament to their fortitude.

Commercial Card Program Nationally Ranked Sixth Year in a Row

For the sixth consecutive year, we are ranked among the top U.S. commercial credit card issuers.

Is Your Business Inflation-Ready?

Preparing your business and customers for a spike in inflation.

Quarterly Market Review Q2 2021

The economy is recovering rapidly but the pandemic and its aftermath are not quite done. This leaves policymakers with the dilemma of how to transition from crisis policies to more normal ones.

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Illinois Bank & Trust today announced its parent company, Heartland Financial USA, Inc., has rebranded as HTLF.

Quarterly Market Review Q1 2021

The reopening of the economy and the increase in availability of the COVID-19 vaccine has led to a strong recovery for the start of the year. Our banking experts provide a summary and review new developments that have investors optimistic about the economic recovery.