Press Release

FNBT Celebrates American Housing Month

Release date: 6/3/2019

Beloit, WI – In recognition of American Housing Month, First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) is providing consumers with valuable housing information throughout the month of June. Tips for both renters and home owners will include choosing the right housing option, getting a loan, improving your credit score, going green and saving for a down payment.

American Housing Month graphic“As the housing market gets into full swing, we want to work with our customers and community members to find the housing option that is best suited for their current lifestyle and financial situation,” said Erica Strohm, assistant vice president and loan production manager of residential mortgage lending at FNBT. “As we celebrate America’s housing choices, First National Bank and Trust will provide tips and tools to support our customers, whether they choose to rent or buy.”

Throughout the month, FNBT will provide a variety of resources and Sound Advice to help educate consumers on the issues and options of housing. These materials will cover the following topics:

  • Choosing your first home;
  • Improving your credit score;
  • Saving for a down payment;
  • Understanding basic housing terminology;
  • Helping seniors live at home longer;
  • And more.

About First National Bank and Trust:
First National Bank and Trust Company is a family-focused, community bank headquartered in Beloit, Wisconsin. Chartered in 1882, First National Bank and Trust has grown to be a leading financial services institution offering products and services for consumers and businesses, as well as trust, retirement services, investment management, brokerage and insurance. We now serve nearly 30,000 households in 13 communities and 16 locations in Southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois with assets of approximately $1.2 billion. We treat our customers, employees, shareholders and communities like family, with a goal of helping all our families succeed. Providing Sound Advice and delivering an exceptional experience has positioned First National Bank and Trust as a Stateline leader in the industry. For additional information, visit