Northwest Business Magazine - 30
Community Banks: Seizing Opportunity with Super-Low Interest Rates

Home mortgage interest rates are at their lowest in 60 years, and community banks – that is, locally owned and operated institutions – are uniquely suited to help help customers seize an opportunity.

Success Stories: Woody Buick GMC

Meet an Elgin-area car dealer who goes out of his way to make sure customers receive excellent service every time.

Success Story: Anastazia – Treasures for the Home

Meet a Geneva store designer-turned store owner who’s found success providing unique home decor.

Community Banks: Committed to Local Business, Boom or Bust

It’s easy to be friends during the good times, but when the economy recedes, not every bank maintains the relationship. Learn how community banks provide essential services, and why they remain committed.

Success Story: Whispering Hills Garden & Landscape Center

Al Anderson wanted a better selection of nursery plants. He got just that, and he’s expanded his business to include a wide variety of landscaping needs.