Staff Trains Young Adults on Personal Finance

By: Marilyn Titone Schaefer AVP, Communications Director Glenwood High School students got a lesson on personal finance recently thanks to INB’s Chatham Branch Manager Kelly Raison and Trainer and Job Coach Nadine Mackenzie. Using Dave Ramsey’s Foundations in Personal Finance Program developed for high school students, Kelly and Nadine talked about checking accounts, debit cards…
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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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You Can Bank on INB’s Trust Services

By Jennifer Gardner Trust Officer When planning your family’s future, you can trust your information and funds will be properly managed with INB’s Trust Services staff. Illinois National Bank offers top expertise with our fiduciary services, including trust and investment services for individuals, corporations, government agencies, foundations, school districts and other entities governed by the…
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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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Use Our Knowledge to Meet Personal and Business Financial Goals

By Christopher M. Parks, CFP® INB Senior Vice President The popular saying “knowledge is power” certainly rings true when it comes to managing your finances and realizing financial progress. At INB, we operate to make your life easier, and my vision is to help you put in place a solid foundation for your long-term success.…
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Tips for Young Adults on ‘Real World’ Financial Responsibility

By Debbie Shelton SVP, West Wabash Avenue Branch NMLS #662907 Each August, social media feeds around the world begin to fill with posts and photos showcasing new backpacks, school supplies, classrooms and the smiles of children and young adults heading back to school. But maybe this season is different for you… maybe, for the first…
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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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