Marquette Bank CelebratesAmerica Saves Weekby Offering Tips and Savings Incentives
Neighborhoodbank participates in national campaignto
promote savings – Feb. 27 through March 2, 2013
Orland Park, IL (Feb.11, 2013) – Marquette Bank, a locally-owned neighborhood bank, is observing America Saves Week, a national campaign to promote savings, by launching its “Chicago Saves with Marquette Bank” promotion starting on Feb. 25, 2013 through March 2, 2013. In addition to special saving incentives during the week, Marquette Bank is also offering customers tips to encourage saving during this time.
“We are excited to continue our participation in this national savings campaign,”Colleen Marszalek, Assistant Vice President, said. “Marquette Bank’s core values are built upon educating the people in our neighborhoods on the importance of savings for now and for the future.”
Marquette Bank offers the following financial tips to help neighbors:
- 1. Plan to be Financially Successful
- Know where your money is going
- Save for specific needs
- Write down immediate, short-term, intermediate and long-term goals
- Create a spending plan that works for you and track what you spend
- 2. Start Saving Now to be Prepared
- Save lump sum payments/windfalls like tax refunds, gifts or inheritances
- Be prepared for the unexpected such as sudden illness, theft, natural disasters or the loss of your job
- Have adequate health, car, home and life insurance
- 3. Improve Your Credit Score
- Your credit score is a number that indicates if you have good or bad credit history
- Improve your credit score by paying your bills on time
- Don’t apply for credit (cards) frequently and try to pay off your balance every month if possible
About America Saves Week:
“America Saves Week” is coordinated by the Consumer Federation of America (CFA). CFA is comprised of over 270 consumer education, advocacy, and cooperative organizations dedicated to advancing the consumer interest. The national campaign involves more than 1,000 non-profit, government and corporate groups that encourages individuals to save money. America Saves provides various financial tools, services, and resources to people at every income level so they can take control of their finances in the most effective way. The week is held annually by America Saves so that organizations all around the United States can have the opportunity to promote great savings habits at the same time.
About Marquette Bank:
Marquette National Corporation is a $1.6 billion diversified financial holding company for Marquette Bank. Marquette Bank has been a locally owned and operated bank providing personalized banking service since 1945. Marquette Bank is a full-service, customer-focused neighborhood bank that serves the financial needs of Chicagoland communities, offering an extensive line of financial products including retail banking, home financing, trust services and business banking. Marquette Bank has a lending portfolio of almost $1 billion in Chicagoland and offers home mortgages, multifamily lending, commercial mortgages, lines of credit, commercial real estate loans and small business lending. Marquette Bank regularly offers free financial literacy and education seminars, workshops and classes to customers, schools, senior groups, community organizations and local residents including personal financial and home buyer education classes. Marquette Bank has 23 retail branches located in Chicago, Aurora, Bolingbrook, Bridgeview, Evergreen Park, Hickory Hills, Lemont, New Lenox, Oak Lawn, Oak Forest, Orland Park, Romeoville and Summit, Illinois. Marquette Bank provides customers mobile banking, online banking and telephone banking options and free access to over 50,000 Allpoint and StarsfATMs worldwide.
Marquette Bank is an Equal Opportunity Lender, Equal Housing Lender and Member FDIC. Follow Marquette Bank on Twitter or like the Bank on Facebook for special offers and news.
For more information visit: http://www.emarquettebank.comor call 1-888-254-9500.