With Planning, the Money Will Take Care of Itself

By Rick Schramm Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending A friend shared a story with me about a conversation he had with his late father. My friend was debating whether to spend money to take a possible trip. His dad responded, “Take the trip – at a certain point, the money takes care of itself.” Interesting,…
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INB Employees Stick Together Off the Clock

By Kelley Himmelberg Director of Human Resources At INB, we know that relationships with coworkers create a positive workplace culture and overall employee engagement. We believe that because our team is engaged, we deliver experiences, products and services above and beyond customer expectations. Thriving relationships foster an innovative and collaborative workplace, and the behaviors and…
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Celebrating Employee Careers Includes Sharing Stories

By Sarah Phalen INB President and CEO After working at another local bank for 10 years, Jacque Wise felt a little like she was “starting over” as she transitioned into a mortgage processing position at INB in 2012. “Working with a financial institution for so many years to then start over was a little intimidating.…
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Do You Need $1 Million for Retirement?

By Rick Schramm Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending, NMLS #662906 According to an annual survey conducted by the Employee Benefit Research Institute, at least 37% of workers say they need at least $1 million to retire. A decade ago, only 19% of workers said they needed at least $1 million to retire. Reality is, you…
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INB Supports Bloomington-Normal Nonprofits with Donations

By Brienne Rudesill Branch Manager, NMLS #1619297 As part of our Bloomington-Normal branch grand opening, we encouraged visitors to nominate a local non-profit as the recipient of one of 10, $100 donations. As you can see below, we had a great response. Thanks to everyone who visited our new location. Our winning, local non-profit and…
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All Star Preps Sponsorship Right On

By: Sarah Phalen Executive Vice President, NMLS #662901 Former Chicago linebacker Brian Urlacher offered some great advice to an audience of outstanding high school athletes: “You know what’s right, and you know what’s wrong. Do what’s right.” Urlacher made this comment at the recent All Star Preps Capital Region Awards Banquet honoring high school athletes.…
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Our staff shops local. Saves big with BaZing.

By Kelly Raison AVP, Branch Manager, NMLS #662902 If you haven’t started using the BaZing perks that come with INB checking accounts, you are missing out. Our bank staff makes a conscious effort to take advantage of the benefits offered to them. Here are three stories from colleagues who have saved big with BaZing when…
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Expected Service Leads to Unexpected Growth in Bloomington-Normal

By Marilyn Titone Schaefer AVP, Communications Director Mortgage Lender Curt Vance has been part of INB-Bloomington-Normal since the bank opened a loan office in Bloomington in December 2012. Just three weeks into the job, Curt got a call from someone who was told by another lender on closing day that the closing wasn’t going to…
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