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Our Headquarters: 820 Church St. Evanston, IL 60201
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It is our mission to be the most responsive and the most responsible bank in the communities we serve.
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As a community owned and operated bank since 1995, First Bank & Trust is focused on offering comprehensive financial products, online & mobile banking and highly-personalized service at fair rates to individuals, owner-managed businesses, and not-for-profit organizations throughout the Chicago land area. Our community roots, commercial capabilities, financial strength, and highly-personalized service make us the bank to trust for all your financial needs.

Our Chicago area branches are located in:

  • Evanston
  • Itasca
  • Naperville
  • Skokie
  • Winnetka

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Paying off college loans? A workplace incentive that’s here to help at some companies. http://ow.ly/XH4jX
Burdened by college loans, millennials are eagerly embracing a growing trend in employer incentives.
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Tomorrow is our first Community Shredding Day of 2016! Help the environment and protect yourself from identity theft by shredding your documents and then recycling them. Join us at our Church Street location from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. You can also recycle old electronics such as computers, laptops, printers, cell phones and more. http://ow.ly/XH260
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Need to start saving? Here are 30 tips to get you started. http://ow.ly/XGZFS
Saving money might seem like a daunting task, but there are actually plenty of simple, little ways to save money in 2016. So, if your resolution for the new year was that you'll focus on stashing away some more pennies, you're in luck. If you're anything like me, the thought of saving money is more
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This month we’re proud to be supporting The Evanston History Center, which preserves and tells the story of Evanston’s past. We’re giving them $2.50 for every new like we get on our Facebook page this month. Make sure to tell your friends! https://www.facebook.com/CommunityFirstBT/?fref=ts
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While podcasts are now mainstream, it can be hard to find the best shows. Here is a list of my top 7 picks for shows that cover personal finance and investing.
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Have a hidden talent? Show off your stuff at Winnetka’s Got Talent, happening this March! To apply, send your application in by Feb. 22.
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Looking for something fun to do this weekend? The Chicago Philharmonic is performing its string concert of "Eight Seasons" –– featuring music by Vivaldi, Piazzolla and Golijov –– at Pick-Staiger Hall at Northwestern tomorrow at 2 p.m. http://ow.ly/XH3bz
Chicago Philharmonic presents "Eight Seasons" -- Vivaldi, Piazzolla, Golijov
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It’s Throwback Thursday! We’re kicking off two months of historic photo-sharing with the Evanston History Center. Here’s one of Fountain Square from the 1940s. Still the center of the Evanston community, Fountain Square has changed dramatically over time. #TBT (Photo Courtesy of the Evanston History Center)
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Thinking of starting your own business? These local entrepreneurs offer a plethora of advice. Thanks to Oscar Isberian Rugs, Scott Byron Landscaping, Hagerty Consulting, Foodstuffs, John J. Cahill Plumbing and Bornquist for providing your advice and expertise!
http://www.firstbt.com/blog/6-pieces-business-wisdom-entrepreneur/
6 Pieces of Business Wisdom Every New Entrepreneur Should Know.
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Enjoy an evening of music and food as you raise money for animals in need. The Evanston Animal Shelter hosts its first “Tails in Bloom” Gala at Noyes Cultural Center from 6-10 p.m. Feb. 6. We’re proud to sponsor this wonderful event.
http://evanstonanimalshelter.net/tails-in-bloom-gala-2/
At the Evanston Animal Shelter, we accept all the abandoned and abused dogs and cats that come through our door. Many of them are scared, anxious, and confused. Through the generosity of our supporters, we can provide the medical care, socialization, and rehabilitation these animals need to ...
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What are some financial planning topics would you like to hear more about? Planning for retirement, planning for college, how to set up a living trust, how to get started investing? Would you be interesting in learning about them through e-mail newsletters, blogs, a podcast, workshops/seminars or another way? Let us know!
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Whether you bank online or in person at a branch, we are proud to offer you the best of both worlds. If you like to bank online, make sure to check out our state-of-the-art mobile banking app. If you like to come in person, check out our newest bank branch, opening on Main Street in Evanston later this year!
http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/despite-rise-in-mobile-banking-branches-still-relevant/
By Katie Murar For the first time ever, mobile banking exceeded physical banking in 2015, according to information gathered from over 3,100 U.S. consumers over five years by Javelin Strategy & …
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