2nd FNBT Customer Wins Priceless Surprise

Beloit, WI, October 14, 2021 – First National Bank and Trust Company (FNBT) is excited to announce that another bank customer has been surprised with a $1,000 prepaid card from Mastercard®. Belinda S. was the second lucky winner from FNBT of Mastercard’s Priceless Surprises sweepstakes in August. FNBT is participating in Mastercard’s 2021 Priceless Surprises campaign. Customers automatically […]

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Savant Employees Recognized for Earning Professional Certifications

ROCKFORD, Ill. (Oct. 14, 2021) — Savant Wealth Management, a nationally recognized, fee-only wealth management firm, announced that several of its employees have earned some of the highest and most-respected financial industry designations. Lifelong learning through these and other programs is one of Savant’s core values to help build trust and provide peace of mind in helping […]

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FITCH RATINGS AFFIRMS BELOIT HEALTH SYSTEM BONDS AT ‘A’, OUTLOOK STABLE

BELOIT, WI. (October 13, 2021) Beloit Health System’s financial rating agency, Fitch, has affirmed the historically high ‘A’ rating to the System’s outstanding series 2020 and series 2016 revenue bonds issued by the Wisconsin Health & Educational Facilities Authority on behalf of Beloit. The Rating Outlook continues to remain Stable. The ‘A’ rating reflects Beloit […]

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FNBT Joins ABA and Banks across the US for Anti-Phishing Campaign

Beloit, WI, October 1, 2021 – Today First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) joined the American Bankers Association and banks across the nation to promote an industry-wide campaign educating consumers about the persistent threat of phishing scams. The FTC estimates that consumers lost $3.3 billion to phishing schemes and other fraud in 2020, nearly double the losses in […]

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RAMP Receives Grant from the Farmers Insurance for Youth Education Advocacy (YEA) Services

(Tuesday, October 5, 2021) RAMP received a grant in the amount of $1,000 from Farmers Insurance as part of their corporate citizen strategy focus. The grant will be used for RAMP’s Youth Education Advocacy (YEA) services in Stephenson County. These services include educational rights training, self-advocacy skills training, information & referral, peer support, independent living skills […]

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Savant Wealth Management, Advisor Jakob Loescher Receive Industry Honors

ROCKFORD, Ill. (Sept. 30, 2021) – Savant Wealth Management, a nationally recognized, fee-only wealth management firm, and Financial Advisor/Team Lead Jakob C. Loescher, CFP®, ChFC®, AIF®, CRPC®, CRPS® have been recognized as leaders by Barron’s and Forbes, respectively. Barron’s named Savant to its list of 2021 Top 100 RIA firms, and Forbes named Loescher to its list of Top Next-Gen Wealth Advisors. Barron’s, a weekly financial newspaper, measures […]

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AdvisoryHQ Names Savant Wealth Management to List of Top Chicago Advisors

ROCKFORD, Ill. (Sept. 24, 2021) – Savant Wealth Management, a nationally recognized, fee-only wealth management firm with eight Chicagoland locations, announced it has been named one of the “Top 12 Financial Advisors and Wealth Management Firms” in Chicago for 2020-2021 by AdvisoryHQ. AdvisoryHQ conducted the selection process independently based on a wide range of filters, including fiduciary […]

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