HAMMOND | An immigrant saloon-keeper who had the neighborhood's only safe in his dance hall founded Peoples Bank in East Chicago in 1910, when the shining new steel mills brought in thousands of new residents, mostly from eastern and southern Europe.
Remember Hoosier State Bank of Hammond, Gary Federal Savings and Loan Association, or Industrial National Bank of East Chicago? What about Portage National Bank or Steel City Federal Savings and Loan Association? Bygone community banks in Northwest Indiana now far outnumber the remaining o…
1st Source corp., the parent company of 1st Source Bank, increased its dividend by 5.88 percent to 18 cents a share after a bump in its first quarter profit.
A regional Midwestern bank with a sizable presence in the Calumet Region has named a new Indiana president.
Mention New Buffalo, and Northwest Indiana residents think of summer days on the beach, gambling at Four Winds casino and burgers at Redamak's.
Signs will be changed over the weekend at 20 Citizens Financial Bank branches in Northwest Indiana and Chicago's south suburbs on the Illinois side of the border. They will reopen as First Merchants bank branches on Monday.
HAMMOND | Local businesspeople were able to learn things from a banker's perspective during an event Friday at the Hammond INovation Center
HAMMOND | Representatives from local banks will gather at a forum sponsored by the Hammond Development Corp.
MICHIGAN CITY | Horizon Bancorp, the parent company of Horizon Bank, announced its second acquisition in fourth months.
SOCHI, Russia | South Korean organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics say there have been no talks with North Korea about forming a joint team for the games.
Michigan City-based Horizon Bancorp, the parent company of Horizon Bank, is reporting the highest full-year profit in its history.
PORTAGE | 1st Source Bank reopened its Portage Central Banking Center after extensive renovations.
MERRILLVILE | Centier Bank reported $6.8 million earnings for the third quarter, which is down from the $7.2 million in profits the privately owned bank announced during the same period last year.
Members of The Times Board of Economists reported at their October meeting the area economy keeps moving slowly forward and should see a boost because of holiday spending.
Centier plans to open two more bank branches in the Lafayette area.
CROWN POINT | An upcoming workshop will focus on how to help people develop better financial skills and more positive banking relationships.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled against a Merrillville man who declared himself a bank and proceeded to issue his own money, which he then tried to use to pay off his home mortgage.
The high load of student debt — almost 1 in 5 adults in the United States owes money on student loans — should concern everyone.
Conventional loans may be more tough on credit requirements. Home buyers should consider Federal Housing Authority loans.
MUNSTER | NorthWest Indiana Bancorp, the holding company for Peoples Bank, reported a first quarter earnings increase of 23.3 percent.
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