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Economic Outlook – Spring 2020 | “A Historic Start to the Year”

Economic Outlook – Spring 2020 “A Historic Start to the Year” As our team puts together this quarter’s economic outlook, the world is confronting an unprecedented health crisis. Our thoughts are with the individuals and families impacted, as well as the front-line health-care workers and first responders. The typical format for this blog post is… Read More

J. Joseph McCoy Joins Stillman Bank As Trust Officer

J. Joseph McCoy Joins Stillman Bank As Trust Officer Stillman Bank is pleased to welcome J. Joseph McCoy as Trust Officer, according to Martin C. Larson, Chairman and CEO. In his position, McCoy will work within the bank’s Trust and Wealth Management Department.  He will be located primarily in the bank’s Rockford office, 8492 East… Read More

Keith Akre Promoted To Stillman Bank Vice President & Trust Officer

Keith Akre Promoted To Stillman Bank Vice President & Trust Officer  Stillman Bank has recently promoted a key member of its successful team in northern Illinois.  Keith J. Akre, CFA, CFP® has been promoted to the position of Vice President and Trust Officer, according to Martin C. Larson, Chairman and CEO. In his new position,… Read More

Books of Interest Part III: 2020 Reading Recommendations

Books of Interest Part III: 2020 Reading Recommendations For the past two summers, we have curated a list of our employees’ favorite reads. Given the current social distancing guidelines everyone is under, we thought it would be a good idea to release part three of this blog post early for those that are looking to… Read More

The Coronavirus Correction

The Coronavirus Correction It has been a difficult week for investors after troubling news last weekend regarding the spread of Coronavirus beyond China. Risks of this disease turning into a global pandemic have worried investors. Since hitting an all-time high on February 19th, the S&P 500 has dropped by 12.04% – its worst weekly decline… Read More