Negative Interest Rates As Told by Alice in Wonderland

Negative Interest Rates As Told by Alice in Wonderland “Oh, you can’t help that,” said the Cat: “we’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.” “How do you know I’m mad?” said Alice. “You must be,” said the Cat, “or you wouldn’t have come here.” Let’s start with the basics – as of August 2019… Read More

Books of Interest Part II: 2019 Summer Reading Recommendations

Books of Interest Part II: 2019 Summer Reading Recommendations It is officially summer and we are back with part two of our summer reading recommendations! We believe there is nothing quite like curling up on a couch or relaxing poolside with a good book in hand. For those that look forward to being captivated by… Read More

Stillman Bank Awards 2019 Eickman Scholarship to Four Area Students

Stillman Bank Awards 2019 Eickman Scholarship to Four Area Students Stillman Trust & Asset Management is pleased to announce the winners of the Eickman Scholarship, an annual scholarship awarded to four area high school seniors who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine.  The 2019 recipients are: Ally Abel, Byron High School; Katelyn Byerley,… Read More

Stillman Bank Announces 2019 Promotions

Stillman Bank Announces 2019 Promotions Martin C. Larson, Chairman and CEO of Stillman BancCorp N.A. is pleased to announce that Thomas R. Hughes, President and COO of Stillman BancCorp N.A., has been promoted to serve as the holding company’s President. In addition, Edward Munguia, Executive Vice President of Stillman BancCorp, N.A., has been promoted to… Read More

Purchase with a Purpose Check Presentations

Purchase with a Purpose Check Presentations We recently ended our “Purchase with a Purpose” Debit Card campaign in which a $1.00 donation was made to local charities with every Stillman Bank Debit Card transaction up to $20,000! We are excited to be able to present checks for $2,000 to 10 non-profit organizations throughout the Rock… Read More

Economic Outlook – Winter 2019 Edition

Economic Outlook – Winter 2019 Edition The 4th quarter of 2018 reintroduced investors to the volatility that can suddenly hit the stock market.  The S&P 500 reached all-time highs in September before dropping 13.5% over the next three months.  Since the stock market is more predictive than reactive many observers were wondering if this sharp… Read More

Gary L. Rhodes Honored For 50 Years of Service in Banking

Gary L. Rhodes Honored For 50 Years of Service in Banking Stillman Bank’s Board of Directors recently recognized Gary L. Rhodes for his 50 years of service at Stillman Bank. Rhodes began his banking career in 1968 as Cashier in the Bank’s Stillman Valley Office. He held numerous positions throughout his career and recently retired… Read More

Finding Peace in Stock Market Investing

Finding Peace in Stock Market Investing “Remember, Dragon Warrior, anything is possible with Inner Peace” – Master Shifu, Kung Fu Panda 2 The pick-up in market volatility this fall has caused anxiety for many investors.  People look at the balances on their investment accounts and see it fluctuate from day-to-day and start wondering – Should… Read More