Threat Alert: Online Banking Advanced Social Engineering Attack

Threat Alert: Online Banking Advanced Social Engineering Attack Watch out for this latest online banking attack! The FBI has recently been made aware of a widespread attack on online banking accounts. This attack is a combination of: Social engineering Open-source intelligence (OSINT) Dark web content purchase While the main method of attack isn’t new, the… Read More

Stillman Bank Hosting Community Food Drive

Stillman Bank Hosting Community Food Drive In celebration of our 140th anniversary, we are hosting a food drive to benefit area families in need. The food drive runs from Monday, August 15 and will continue through Friday, September 2. All canned and non-perishable food items collected will be donated to several food pantries throughout our… Read More

Books of Interest Part VII: 2022 Summer/Fall Reading Recommendations

Books of Interest Part VII: 2022 Summer/Fall Reading Recommendations For the past few years, we have curated a list of our employees’ favorite reads. In celebration of National Books Lovers Day (August 9), we are excited to be back again with Part Seven of our “Books of Interest.” If you are looking to be captivated… Read More

School Supply Drive Suggested Items

School Supply Drive Suggested Items We are hosting a School Supply Drive through August 12! Supplies can be dropped off at any one of our six office locations. Also, beginning August 5, the State of Illinois’ Back to School Tax Holiday begins. Sales tax on all eligible school supply items will be reduced to 1.25%… Read More

Stillman Bank Promotes David Mecklenburg to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Stillman Bank Promotes David Mecklenburg to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer On behalf of the Stillman BancCorp N.A. Board of Directors, Martin C. Larson, Chairman and CEO is pleased to announce that David M. Mecklenburg has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In his new position, David will be… Read More

Top Three Social Media Scams

Top Three Social Media Scams Overview While social media is a fantastic way to communicate, share, and have fun with others, it is also a low-cost way for cyber criminals to trick and take advantage of millions of people. Don’t fall victim to the three most common scams on social media. Investment Scams Have you… Read More

Economic Update – Summer 2022 | “Summer of Transition”

Economic Update – Summer 2022 | “Summer of Transition” The first half of 2022 has been challenging in many respects. Inflation has been the main theme so far as the price of nearly everything has risen considerably. Everything except stocks and bonds that is. Financial markets have pulled back due to the uncertainty around how… Read More

Derrick Johnston Joins Stillman Bank as Vice President/Chief Credit Officer and Director of Ag Lending

Derrick Johnston Joins Stillman Bank as Vice President/Chief Credit Officer and Director of Ag Lending Stillman Bank is pleased to welcome Derrick Johnston as Vice President/Chief Credit Officer and Director of Ag Lending. With over 13 years in the financial industry, Johnston has experience in ag & commercial lending, credit administration, special assets, OREO management,… Read More

What To Do in a Declining Market

What To Do in a Declining Market The year 2022 has been off to a rough start for investors. No matter where you turn, with a few notable exceptions, market values have been on the decline. Through May, stock prices, as measured by the S&P 500 index are down 12.76%, while bonds, as measured by… Read More