Advice & More from Blackhawk Bank | July 2018
Temporary Extended Hours

We will temporarily have extended lobby hours at four locations to accommodate the needs of those looking to make the easy switch to Blackhawk Bank. Blackhawk Bank's Roscoe, Machesney Park, Perryville, and Belvidere Banking Center lobbies will be open until 7 pm Monday through Friday from July 23rd through August 3rd. Weekend and drive thru hours will remain the same.

Local Mortgage Servicing

When choosing a mortgage lender, homebuyers place a great deal of emphasis on interest rates and closing costs. While these are very important points to compare between lenders, one of the most critical questions prospective homebuyers should ask is if the lender service retains their mortgage loans.  

What Rocks
What Rocks?  You Rock!!!!

We hope you think we do, too.
We’re both humbled and proud to have earned the trust of individuals, families and business owners for 137 years. It takes dedication, focus and the right amount of work and play. We’re committed to being here for our community now and into the future, bringing you ‘The advice you need, for the life you want.’

Blackhawk Bank would appreciate your nomination for Best Bank and Best Mortgage Lender! 

Rick Bastian to Retire
Rick Bastian, Chairman and CEO of both Blackhawk Bancorp and Blackhawk Bank, announced plans for his year-end retirement as an officer and director of Blackhawk.

The New Tax Plan: What You Need to Know
In November 2017, Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Job Act, a $1.5 trillion tax bill with temporary tax cuts for individuals and permanent tax breaks for corporations. According to recent data, the newly passed Act does contain provisions small businesses can take advantage of with some strategic planning.

The Security Awareness Newsletter 
Phone Call Attacks & Scams

When you think of cyber criminals, you probably think of an evil mastermind sitting behind a computer launching sophisticated attacks over the Internet. While many of today’s cyber criminals do use technologies like email or instant messaging, bad guys are also using the phone to trick their victims.

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