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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Professional Development Encourages Leadership and Motivation

By Sue McGill CRCM, Assistant Vice President, Corporate Trainer and Deposit Compliance Officer Cayla Keyes is willing to attend any event that she can learn from, so she jumped at the chance to go to a global, leadership development program titled Leadercast. Several other INB employees were there as well. “I love that Leadercast chooses…
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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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Do You Need $1 Million for Retirement?

By Rick Schramm Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending, NMLS #662906 Reality is, you will likely need the $1 million portfolio. In his book, You Can Retire Sooner Than You Think, Wes Moss outlines the $1,000 per Month Rule. The rule is this: For every $1,000 per month you want to have at your disposal in…
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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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Payment Processing Innovation Happening Now

By Mark Donovan Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending NMLS # 662887 Collaboration and the exchange of ideas is the catalyst for innovation, and INB continues to keep the lines open for thought-provoking conversation in central Illinois. We recently sparked conversation by sponsoring Innovate Springfield’s recent event: Tech Talks: Emerging Technologies in Payments, Transactions, and Modernized…
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Dave Ramsey’s Legacy Journey Drives the Why Behind the How

By Christopher M. Parks, CFP® INB Senior Vice President Personal finance might seem boring at first – all those numbers, all those bills – but it’s when you start to examine the reasons why you do the budgeting and planning that can bring excitement to otherwise mundane, repetitive tasks. Dave Ramsey is well-known in the…
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INB helps to create a financially savvy younger generation

By Kelly Raison AVP, Branch Manager, NMLS#662902 One of my favorites parts of the day while working at INB’s Chatham branch is when young children come through the doors carrying jars filled with the coins and dollars they have collected through chores and allowances. What I’ve found through years of banking and parenting is that…
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