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ICBA and First Community Bank and Trust Encourage Americans to Save 

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ICBA and First Community Bank and Trust Encourage Americans to Save 

Posted On: February 25, 2019 by First Community Bank and Trust in: Community Banking, Community Banking Advocacy, Community News, Electronic Banking, General

America Saves Week is February 25 - March 2   (Feb. 25, 2019)—The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) and First Community Bank and Trust of Illinois want to remind consumers during America Saves Week that building a nest egg can help alleviate stress and provide additional financial security during times of unexpected financial hardship.  In fact, more than one-fifth (20 percent) of adults are not able to pay their current month’s bills in full, and nearly 40 percent of Americans would have to sell something they own or borrow money if faced with an unexpected $400 expense, according to a  Federal Reserve Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households report. “Saving is key to financial stability and independence,” Greg Ohlendorf, President of First Community Bank and Trust said. “As relationship-based lenders, fully vested in the financial well-being of our customers, community bankers are a valuable resource and

ICBA and First Community Bank and Trust Encourage Americans to Save