Kerwin’s Thoughtful Approach Protects Everyone

By Marilyn Titone Schaefer AVP, Communications Director The 60’s tune “Feelin’ Groovy” comes to mind when you talk to INB’s Senior Vice President, Information Technology, Charlie Kerwin, about online security. Afterall, he studied music in college. The lyrics, “Slow down, you’re going too fast,” are a natural seque when you hear Charlie say we can…
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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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Detailed Planning Critical to Small Business Success

By: John Wilson Chief Lender, Executive Vice President A few years ago, John Maxfield, senior vice president of commercial lending here at INB, was approached by a man who had gained experience in a certain industry and was interested in starting his own company in that industry. “He was very sharp, he had a business…
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Business Leaders, UIS and INB Work to Enhance Local Business Climate

Pictured above: INB President and CEO Sarah Phalen thanks the University of Illinois network with a donation to the University of Illinois Springfield/U of I Foundation for partnering with us on INB’s inaugural Executive Perspectives Program. With Sarah is UIS Chancellor Susan Koch and University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen. By Evan Westlake VP, Commercial Lending NMLS#…
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How the INB Team Stays Productive

By Sarah Phalen President and CEO As we add to our personal and professional responsibilities and tasks, our minds simply can’t handle all of the information we need to remember, process and complete. So, it’s become essential that we turn to certain tools or habits to remain productive and efficient each day. As a popular…
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Never Share Banking User Name and Password

By Greg Floyd, Vice President, Deposit Operations We’ve become aware of a couple different instances where customers have shared their online banking user names and passwords with representatives they thought were from legitimate loan companies. You might be able to guess how the situation went from bad to worse after the online banking information was exchanged. These people were…
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Everyone Should Save; How to Save Up to You

Editor’s note: When it comes how to save money, the options – and advice about how to do so – are endless. Yet in a financial security survey from BankRate in 2015, only 22 percent of Americans said they even had enough money saved to pay for at least six months of expenses. Conversely, 29…
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