Books of Interest Part V: 2021 Spring Reading Recommendations

Books of Interest Part V: 2021 Spring Reading Recommendations For the past few years, we have curated a list of our employees’ favorite reads. We are back again with Part Five of our Books of Interest. So if you are looking to be captivated by a story or have already binged your way through your… Read More

Economic Outlook – Winter 2021

Economic Outlook – Winter 2021 Will the COVID-19 vaccine finally unleash a cabin-fever crazed consumer and continue to fuel economic expansion in 2021? January 2021 continued 2020’s trend of surprises with some interesting activity. For one, we saw a large number of retail investors organize themselves via the social media app Reddit, in an effort… Read More

Wendy Scharer Joins Stillman Bank As Mortgage Lender

Wendy Scharer Joins Stillman Bank As Mortgage Lender Stillman Bank is pleased to welcome Wendy Scharer as Mortgage Lender and Retail Manager. In her position, Scharer will primarily be involved with sales and origination of real estate loans. She will also be responsible for overseeing the retail operations of the bank’s Rockford office, located at… Read More

Top 10 Cybersecurity Tips for Holiday Shopping

Top 10 Cybersecurity Tips for Holiday Shopping For most of us, the holiday season is about friends, family, food—and shopping! Black Friday and Cyber Monday fall just after Thanksgiving in the U.S., but internationally, they are two of the busiest shopping days of the year. Unfortunately, while you’re looking for holiday deals, the bad guys… Read More

Stillman Bank “Building Up the 815” Campaign

Stillman Bank “Building Up the 815” Campaign As a locally owned and headquartered community bank, we value every opportunity to give back to our communities. In partnership with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago​ and their COVID-19 Targeted Impact Fund, we just ended our “Building Up The 815” campaign. With this campaign, we presented… Read More

Stillman Bank Contributes $20,000 to Flagg-Rochelle Park District REC Center

Stillman Bank Contributes $20,000 to Flagg-Rochelle Park District REC Center The REC Center, a 91,000 square foot space, is Rochelle’s brand new Community Recreation Center owned and operated by the Flagg-Rochelle Community Park District. The REC will allow for a variety of activities – from basketball, soccer, football, golf, volleyball, soft/baseball with the indoor turf… Read More

Books of Interest Part IV: 2020 Fall Reading Recommendations

Books of Interest Part IV: 2020 Fall Reading Recommendations For the past few years, we have curated a list of our employees’ favorite reads. We are back again with Part Four of our Books of Interest. So if you are looking to be captivated by a story or have already binged your way through your… Read More