• Marquette Bank Celebrates National Financial Literacy Month in April
    Neighborhood bank offers financial educational opportunities for customers and neighbors during Financial Literacy Month 


    Orland Park, IL (March 28, 2014) – Marquette Bank, a locally-owned neighborhood bank, is raising financial literacy awareness by hosting seminars and offering personal financial reviews to local residents throughout the month of April in honor of National Financial Literacy Month.

    “For the past 15 years, Marquette Bank has been providing formal financial education to customers and the local community and financial management and literacy is at the core of what our employees have been helping customers understand for almost 70 years,” Manuel Jimenez, Vice President, Community Reinvestment, said. “We are always looking for local partners with the same values that would like to help deliver financial seminars, workshops and classes to expand our financial education outreach.”

    As part of the 2014 National Financial Literacy Month celebration, Marquette Bank is offering the following educational opportunities:

    Home Buyer Education Class
    When: Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Where: Chicago-Western Branch (6316 S. Western Ave.)
    *To register, call (773) 918-4568

    Two-Part Personal Finance Education Class
    When: Session 1: Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Session 2: Saturday, April 19, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Where: Chicago-Western Branch (6316 S. Western Ave.)
    *To register, call (773) 918-4624

    Mortgage Seminar
    When: Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 2 p.m.
    Where: Chicago-Bridgeport Branch (615 W. 31st St.)
    *To register, call (773) 476-5110

    Below are specific topics local residents can discuss during personal financial planning consultations with professionals at Marquette Bank:

    • Personal Financial Reviews
    • Budgeting & Savings Reviews
    • Credit History Reviews
    • College Savings Reviews
    • New Home Purchase Pre-Qualifications
    • Home Refinancing Reviews
    • Retirement Reviews
    • Life Care Plan Reviews
    • Post-Retirement Plan Reviews
    • Estate Plan Reviews
    • Wealth Transfer Reviews

    For more information on how to participate in Marquette Bank’s National Financial Literacy Month activities or arrange a financial class for your organization, please call 1-888-254-9500.


    About National Financial Literacy Month:  

    Officially recognized by Congress in 2004, National Financial Literacy Month is dedicated to educating Americans on money management and promoting healthy financial habits. The campaign is a nationwide effort supported by financial institutions, companies, nonprofits and government agencies. Money Management International created FinancialLiteracyMonth.com. For more information on all the tools available to you regarding your financial well-being, please visit www.financialliteracymonth.com  .                                 


    About Marquette Bank:     

    Marquette National Corporation is a $1.5 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 22 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 55,000 Allpoint and Starsf ATMs worldwide.

    Marquette Bank is an Equal Opportunity Lender, Equal Housing Lender and Member FDIC. Connect with Marquette Bank on social media on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Tumblr. For more information visit: http://www.emarquettebank.com or call 1-888-254-9500.