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

Economic Update – Summer 2018 Edition

Economic Update – Summer 2018 Edition Summer in the Midwest this year has come with two flavors – either scorching heat or epic downpour.  There have not been many days in between.  The U.S. economy, meanwhile, continues to move ahead steadily.  Despite challenging weather, risks of trade wars, and tightening labor markets, corporate earnings are… Read More

Economic Update – Spring 2018 Edition

Economic Update – Spring 2018 Edition The early days of Spring are upon us and the overall economic gauge is much like the weather – things are starting to feel better.  The truth is, things have been improving since we started recovering from the depths of the financial crisis 10 years ago.  It’s just that… Read More

How To Stay Safe While Shopping Online

How To Stay Safe While Shopping Online Halloween has come and gone, the calendar has changed to November and we all know what that means: Holiday Shopping! As the hustle and bustle of the holiday season begins to pick up, a number of us will choose to our shopping online. Although online shopping allows us… Read More

ATM & Debit Card Security Precautions

Stillman ATM & Debit Card Security Precautions Treat your card like cash. Always keep your card in a safe place. Keep your PIN a secret. Memorize your PIN and never write it on your card or store it with your card. Never let someone else enter your PIN for you. If you suspect someone knows… Read More

Go Green

Go Green Collecting and organizing our recycling, planting a garden and reducing our energy consumption are all great ways to save the planet, but did you know that you can take that a step further with Stillman Bank by going paperless? Stillman Bank offers convenient and secure products and services that allow you to do… Read More

Avoid Identity Theft and Online Fraud

Avoid Identity Theft and Online Fraud Scams such as Spoofing and Phishing to commit identity theft are becoming more prevalent. Protecting your personal information from identity theft is a serious matter and there are many ways the criminals can gain access to such information. Identity theft involves the use of your personal information – such… Read More

Multi-Factor Authentication

Multi-Factor Authentication Stillman Online The security of your account information is our top priority. That’s why we have instituted a new layer of online protection called Multi-Factor Authentication. What this simply means is that we have made your online account access more secure by adding multiple methods to identify you, the account holder. Stillman Online… Read More

Check 21

Check 21 Important Information on the Legislation The Check Clearing for the 21st Century Act, commonly referred to as Check 21, took effect on October 28, 2004. The goal of Check 21 is to improve the overall efficiency of the nation’s check payment system by eliminating the need to physically transport checks between banks. Check… Read More