Know Basic Standards for Government-backed Loans

By: Justin Gensler NMLS #611367 Vice President and Vice President, INB Federal Housing Authority backed loans require our lending staff to ensure the property meets the organization’s standards. Local appraiser, Rikki Linne, with Linne & O’Brien Appraisal Group, LLC, says appraisers follow minimum property standards as outlined in HUD Handbook 4000.1. Below are few of…
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Time Doesn’t Change the Need for Banking in Pleasant Plains

By Marilyn Titone Schaefer AVP, Communications Director Corn. Soybeans. Tractors and combines. They’re the things that make up many small farming communities in Central Illinois, and Pleasant Plains is no exception. So it didn’t surprise any of us that a banker would want to ride a combine even though she has no farming background. Her…
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Care Center an Extension of Branch Staff

By Steve Miller Vice President, Client Services & Sales Development Coach Like many businesses, INB likes to have other organizations do things that we’re not experts at. For example, we hire companies to maintain our web infrastructure, build and install our signage, and provide behind-the-scenes banking services. But there’s one service we’ll never turn over…
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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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The Best Ways to Make Financial Progress

By Christopher M. Parks, CFP® INB Senior Vice President “Where you are today is the sum of every choice you’ve ever made. If you don’t like where you are, start making different choices.” With encouragement focused on perseverance and responsibility like this, Dave Ramsey’s take on personal finance has grown immensely popular among those wanting…
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Riverton Sale to INB Preserved Spirit Intended by Founders

By Marilyn Titone Schaefer AVP, Communications Director You know when it’s time for a change, and Riverton Community Bank’s board members knew at the turn of the century that the day was coming. They knew they had to acquire or be acquired, remembered John McCree, chairman of Riverton Community Bank’s board in 2004. A lot…
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