We chat with Mitch Wilson, vice president of mortgage lending at Hickory Point Bank and a member of Central Illinois Business Magazine’s 2019 Forty Under 40 roster, about words to live by, walking beans in Thomasboro and more.
How did First Busey do in the third quarter?
The trend among states, including Illinois, to legalize and regulate the production and sale of recreational marijuana is and has been a troubled legal minefield for banks and their customers trying to make money off such “legalized” production.
'It's been a long and winding road that continues to be long and winding,” Josh Whitman said Thursday during Busey's 67th Economic Forum.
When is the new Chase branch at Mattis and Springfield avenues opening?
Timothy A. Cosman, 44, of Harvard pleaded guilty in March to one count of bank fraud, and federal prosecutors dropped the two additional counts he faced.
Look for ways to add nudges into your life that encourage you to save. For instance, a picture that reminds you of your retirement plans posted where you will see it regularly can be this nudge.
If you are paying attention to the world, you will have heard by now of a proposed settlement of a class action lawsuit against one of the credit reporting agencies, Equifax.
CHAMPAIGN — First Busey Corp. reported $102 million in revenue last quarter, up 23 percent compared to the second quarter a year ago.But its profits were flat, with net income of $24.1 million, down from $24.9 million in the second quarter a year ago.Its adjusted net income increased compare…
The Mailbag staff hit the road this week — Champaign, Urbana, Savoy, Danville, Rantoul, Champaign County — with questions about everything from the origin of the name Shake Rag Road to a former movie theater building in Champaign to beer sales this fall at Memorial Stadium.
News about school district property in north Champaign, a Culver’s under construction in Urbana, an antique gate at Champaign’s McKinley Field, possible changes to Florida Avenue in Urbana, a new bank building in Champaign and the restoration of Lorado Taft’s Black Hawk statue in Oregon, Ill.
County Executive Darlene Kloeppel said this week that Moody’s affirmed the county’s Aa2 rating and removed its 'negative outlook' designation.
For their extensive work and generosity locally, Ed and Carol Scharlau will be presented Thursday with the Community Foundation of East Central Illinois' Kyle and Phyllis Robeson Philanthropy Award.
Tim Sloan said in a statement he will give up his roles as CEO, president and member of the bank's board of directors effective immediately. He will retire from the bank completely on June 30.
Owner Janet Bubin is planning to move the cocktail lounge and sushi bar from the One Main complex near Neil and Main streets, where it's been since 2005, to 30 E. Main St., C, which she bought for $2.73 million in December after PNC announced its move to Midtown Plaza.
The company said it benefited last year from its 2017 acquisitions of First Community Financial Partners in the southwest suburbs of Chicago for $239.7 million and Mid Illinois Bancorp in Peoria for $138.2 million.
In the past few years in particular, more online-only banks such as Ally or Simple have appeared, making it easy for customers to create a checking and savings account from a smartphone.
Regional President Brian Ray took The News-Gazette on a tour of the new facility, which looks a little different than the 110-year-old building it's leaving at 30 E. Main St. in the heart of downtown Champaign.
Janet Bubin declined to share her plans for the building, which PNC plans to leave in January once it moves to the new Midtown Plaza development at 302 S. First St., C.
Carol Vorel's latest 'Cold Cases' project is a change of direction for the longtime reporter, whose previous six efforts dealt with unsolved murders. This one focuses on two robberies in 2016 at an Urbana bank.
Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the 35-year-old Champaign resident and senior vice president at Busey Bank who recently took top honors at the 2018 edition of 'Dancing With the CU Stars.'
Understanding our money personalities can help us better manage our finances and understand family and friends whose financial behaviors may baffle us.
EVENTSThis weekend33RD ANNUAL HALLOWEEN FUN FESTWhat: Ages 11 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Dress up in your favorite costume and join the Champaign and Urbana Park Districts for trick-or-treating, games, and a costume contest. Take a walk through our spook-tacularly (family-friendly) Haunted House.Bring a bag to collect your goodies.