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Groves receives banking diploma

Amy Groves, VP, Senior Credit Officer at The First National Bank of Pandora, recently graduated from the 2021 OBL Bank Management School sponsored by the Ohio Bankers League. Groves was one of 34 students who completed the intensive one-week program in early October.


Denecker Joins CNB Treasury Management Team

Citizens National Bank (CNB) had announced the addition of Gabe Denecker to its Treasury Management team. In this position he is responsible for analyzing current and potential accounts for cash management improvements and recommending electronic bank products to increase efficiency for business customers.


Courtney Geus Promoted to VP Retail Lending at CNB

Citizens National Bank (CNB) announced the promotion of Courtney Geus to VP Retail Lending. In this position she is responsible for managing the Retail Loan Department and oversight of underwriting for residential mortgages, home equity lines of credit and consumer loans. Additionally, she is responsible for the pricing, selling, delivery and servicing of all saleable loans.

Amy Blankemeyer, SVP Retail Lending said of Geus, “Courtney has been an invaluable part of the retail lending team. Her knowledge and commitment to the bank deserved to be rewarded through this promotion.”


Edward Jones: Start thinking about your retirement income plan

By Ryan DeMarco, Financial Advisor 111 N. Main St., Bluffton | 567-226-4506

If you’re getting close to retirement, you’re probably thinking about the ways your life will soon be changing. And one key transition involves your income – instead of being able to count on a regular paycheck, as you’ve done for decades, you’ll now need to put together an income stream on your own. How can you get started?


Edward Jones: The right emotions can be useful in investing

By Ryan DeMarco, Financial Advisor
111 N. Main St., Bluffton | 567-226-4506

You may have heard that it’s important to take the emotions out of investing. But is this true for all emotions?

Certainly, some emotions can potentially harm your investment success. Consider fear. If the financial markets are going through a down period – which is actually a normal part of the investment landscape – you might be so afraid of sustaining losses that you sell even the investments that have good prospects and are suitable for your needs.


Edward Jones: Discuss financial goals with your family

Let’s look at some of the communications you might have with family members

By Brandon Blackford
Edward Jones financial advisor

June is Effective Communications Month. And it’s a good idea to recognize the  importance of good communications, because it plays a role in almost every aspect of living – including your finances.

You’ll want to clearly communicate your financial goals to your loved ones – and you’ll want to hear theirs, too.

Let’s look at some of the communications you might have with family members: