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 | Representatives from local banks will gather at a forum sponsored by the Hammond Development Corp.
First Federal Savings and Loan Association president and CEO John Freyek started his banking career back when First Federal was across the street from Goldblatt's Department Store in downtown Hammond and most of the employees cashed their paychecks there.
Looking back at the stories to remember from the past week:
Michigan City-based Horizon Bancorp, the parent company of Horizon Bank, is reporting the highest full-year profit in its history.
U.S. Bank has bought all of RBS Citizen Financial Group Inc.'s retail branches in the Chicago area, including local Charter One banks.
WASHINGTON | The Federal Reserve's super-low interest-rate policies have inflated a slew of dangerous asset bubbles. Or so critics say.
WASHINGTON | Consumers worried that tight deadlines around the holidays and lingering computer problems could thwart their efforts to secure coverage under President Barack Obama's health overhaul will get extra time to pay, the health insurance industry said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON | With time running short, the nation's health care rolls still aren't filling up fast enough.
A Muncie-based bank has completed its $140 million acquisition of Citizens Financial Bank, which has been making loans and taking deposits in Northwest Indiana since 1934.
Twitter signage is draped on the facade of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday in New York.
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.
The maneuvering by Chancellor Angela Merkel and other senior politicians in Germany to form a viable new government is important for Europe, and beyond. Unfortunately, the alarming partisan budget standoff in Washington, D.C., preoccupied most related media attention.
The first group completed a new broker/developer certification program that offers training on how to help 504 loan-eligible businesses get started up.
A major investment banking firm has named its annual all star list of small cap banks, and a South Bend-based financial institution made the cut.
Customers can make a federal case out of it if they have an issue with their bank.
A South Bend-based bank with a big retail presence in Porter County plans to extend loans to federal employees who have been furloughed and businesses that are not getting paid during the government shutdown.
A Michigan City-based bank earned national recognition for being tech-savvy.
CROWN POINT | The path and funding mechanism for possible Lake County solid waste district employee pensions have not yet been decided, the district's top employee said Thursday.
MUNSTER | Northwest Indiana Bancorp, the holding company for Peoples Bank, has a new board member.
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