Get growing with your small business. Learn to expertly manage your business' financial growth.

Did you know that 46% of all small business owners use personal credit cards for their business? No matter where your business is on its journey, it’s important to know your options for business banking.

Whether you’re a startup or expanding an established business, there are many different types of credit based on your unique needs. In fact, small businesses have the opportunity to leverage exclusive competitive advantages through business banking services.

First National Bank and Trust is pleased to work with the YWCA Northwestern Illinois Women in Small Business to offer valuable benefits and a wide range of banking products and services designed to help you achieve your financial goals. Through our partnership, you have access to financial education, convenient online and mobile banking options, as well as the personalized service and Sound Advice of a First National Banker.

Partnering with Local Organizations

At First National Bank and Trust, our small-town values and passion for the community drives everything we do. We work alongside you, our neighbors, to initiate projects and programs to improve the communities we serve. We support the spirit of this area, invest in our communities and its people as often, and at as many levels as we can, to enhance and energize the quality of life for all of us. We believe in doing what’s right for our communities, which is why we believe in partnering with organizations to provide educational programs.

Business Resource Center

Woman holding notebooks in school settingWe’re here to help you gain the confidence you need to expertly manage your business’ growth and maximize your potential - explore our Small Business courses and get important information. Click on a module below to get started!

How Businesses Obtain Credit Business Financial Statements How Businesses Use Credit Developing a Business Plan Business Banking Services
Once you've completed all five modules, take a short quiz to test your knowledge! Passing scores of 70% or better will receive a certificate of completion and credit toward your continuing education hours! Even if you don't achieve 70% or better, you will still have the opportunity to retest!

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