Syverson reappointed as Deputy Republican Leader

Springfield, ILL—State Senator Dave Syverson (R-Rockford) will continue his role as Senate Deputy Republican Leader, having recently been reappointed to this key leadership position by Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady. “As Illinois government undergoes another transition under new governance, I’m honored to continue to serve in this leadership position,” said Senator Syverson. “I am looking […]

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Cornerstone Credit Union Announces 2019 Founders Scholarship Program

FREEPORT, IL – Cornerstone Credit Union is now accepting applications for their  2019 Founders Scholarship Program. Cornerstone will be awarding six (6) $1,000  Founders Scholarships, for a total of $6,000, to deserving high school seniors. The deadline for submission is February 28, 2019. Since the program’s inception in 1998, Cornerstone has awarded thousands of dollars […]

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Savant Capital Management Recognized as a Top 10 RIA Firm in the Midwest

Savant Capital Management, an independent, nationally recognized, fee-only wealth management firm headquartered in Rockford, with an additional location in Freeport, has been ranked by InvestmentNews as one of the Top 10 Registered Investment Adviser firms in the Midwest, based on total assets under management (AUM). Savant earned the No. 6 spot with a total AUM of […]

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Transform Rockford Volunteers Hand Deliver More Than 3,000 Children’s Books to Local Students Throughout the Region

Transform Rockford is pleased to announce it hand-delivered more than 3,000 children’s books to local students throughout the region this week, surpassing its original goal of 2,000 books. This was all part of the first annual community-wide holiday book drive which took place November 19 through December 7. Community members, businesses and local organizations rallied […]

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Savant Capital Management Recognizes Current Employees

Savant Capital Management, an independent, nationally-recognized, fee-only wealth management firm headquartered in Rockford, is pleased to recognize Diane Peters for earning the Financial Paraplanner Qualified Professional™ (FPQP™) designation and Eamon Verdone for earning the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA®) designation. Senior Marketing Specialist Diane Peters earned the FPQP™ designation from the College for Financial Planning. The designation is an industry […]

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SwedishAmerican Announces New Board Members, Names Officers

SwedishAmerican welcomes three new members to its board to serve a five-year term; Dr. Tiffanie Ferry, Anqunette Parham and Elizabeth Bolt (UW Health member). Officers of the board, who will serve a two-year term, include Bill Roop, chair; Rev. Ken Board, 1st vice chair; Jeff Kaney, 2nd vice chair; and Dan Ross, immediate past chair. […]

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SwedishAmerican Breaks Ground On New Edgewater Medical Center

SwedishAmerican officially broke ground today on its new state-of-the-art Edgewater Medical Center, located at 2909 N. Main Street in northwest Rockford. SwedishAmerican leadership, board members, doctors, and representatives from the City of Rockford, along with local officials, formally broke ground on its new $9 million clinic. Additional project partners for the new facility include Schmeling […]

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Brent Brodeski Named One of Chicago’s Notable Financial Advisors

 Savant Capital Management, a nationally-recognized, fee-only wealth management firm headquartered in Rockford, with additional locations in Chicago, Downers Grove, Hoffman Estates, Naperville, St. Charles, and Wilmette, is pleased to announce that CEO Brent Brodeskihas been named one of Chicago’s Notable Financial Advisers in 2018 by Crain’s Chicago Business. Brodeski joins a list of 40 honorees designated as […]

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Jingle Bell ROCKton

The 3rd annual “Jingle Bell ROCKton” takes place Friday and Saturday, November 2nd and 3rd from 10 to 5! This collective Christmas Open House is the biggest one yet, featuring 19 downtown Rockton shops and restaurants! Almost all businesses are within two blocks! The stores will be decked out with a huge variety of shopping […]

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Savant to Host Year-End Tax Planning Program Tied to New Tax Law

With most of the changes from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act going into effect this year, Savant Capital Management is hosting an informative program to help individuals become familiar with the changes and how to minimize taxes. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 fundamentally changes the individual income, business, and estate tax landscape. In […]

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