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Fortifi Bank to Open Lobbies on June 22
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Fortifi Bank to Open Lobbies on June 22

As your bank, we pride ourselves on being “that place” and “those people” you can rely on. As the state eases restrictions, we’ve determined we will be able to open our lobbies beginning June 22, 2020.  Of course, they’ll look and feel a little different with the added safety measures in place – but you can rest assured your familiar and friendly bankers are ready to serve you again.     We really care about you. And, all joking aside, we have implemented strict COVID-19 standards for our team’s and your safety. Please help us during this process by limiting…
Gov. Evers Announces $75 Million Grant Program for Small Businesses
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Gov. Evers Announces $75 Million Grant Program for Small Businesses

Governor Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation announced a major new initiative that combines federal CARES Act funding with specific Wisconsin programs aimed at helping small business respond to and recover from the effects of the COVID-19 health emergency. Details of the grant’s requirements are still being finalized. The following information…
Fortifi Bank Makes Grant Money Available Amid COVID-19
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Fortifi Bank Makes Grant Money Available Amid COVID-19

Fortifi Bank announced today that they will award $1,000 COVID Relief Grants to 20 non-profit organizations in May.  Together, with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago (FHLBC), this money is intended to assist groups with the financial strain presented by COVID-19. To be eligible, organizations must have a 501c3…
Withdrawal and Transfer Limits on Savings Accounts Temporarily Suspended
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Withdrawal and Transfer Limits on Savings Accounts Temporarily Suspended

The Federal Reserve Board has temporarily suspended Regulation D – a law that limits the number of convenience transactions from savings deposits to six per month. In response to financial distress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, this decision allows for an unlimited number of convenience transfers and withdrawals from savings…
Navigating the Small Business Payment Protection Program
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Navigating the Small Business Payment Protection Program

The government has announced relief resources to help businesses like yours. The Paycheck Protection Program prioritizes millions of Americans employed by small businesses by authorizing up to $349 billion toward job retention and certain other expenses. Small businesses and eligible nonprofit organizations, veterans organizations, and tribal businesses described in the…
Fortifi Bank Continues Offering Drive-Up Service
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Fortifi Bank Continues Offering Drive-Up Service

Hello from the team at Fortifi Bank. You may have heard by now, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is ordering the closure of all non-essential businesses starting Tuesday, March 24, and urging people to stay at home to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Fortifi Bank is an essential part…
COVID 19: Banking During Difficult Times
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COVID 19: Banking During Difficult Times

In addition to health concerns, the coronavirus (COVID-19) has left many consumers questioning their financial wellbeing. “Is my money safe?” “What do lower interest rates mean for me?” “How do I get money if the bank lobby is closed?” As always, Fortifi Bank is here to guide you through unfamiliar…
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Fortifi Bank Temporarily Offering Drive-Up Only

An update from our president Hello, To keep our clients, our employees, and our communities safe amidst the growing concerns surrounding coronavirus (COVID-19), we will provide full-service banking through our drive-up option only. Banking should be the least of your worries and this plan will allow our team to continue…
Fortifi Bank’s Responsibility During COVID-19
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Fortifi Bank’s Responsibility During COVID-19

As the world is working to contain the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19,) we want you to rest assured Fortifi Bank is taking measures to ensure the health and well-being of our clients and employees. We believe it is our responsibility to remain informed and make decisions that align with the…
Fortifi Bank President & CEO Eric Cerbins Announces Retirement
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Fortifi Bank President & CEO Eric Cerbins Announces Retirement

Fortifi Bank announced today that President and Chief Executive Officer Eric Cerbins has informed the company’s board of directors of his decision to retire on May 31, 2020 and step down as president and CEO effective immediately. The board has elected Gregory Lundberg, who served as the company’s executive vice…