Mediocre Year for Your NFL Teams, But IL, IN, MI & WI Banks Doing Well!

Bears, Colts, Lions & Packers having tough years? Your banks in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan & Wisconsin are performing well - experience paying off; no reported injuries; no rebuilding year here!

With third quarter FDIC call reporting complete, profitability is solid, loan and deposit growth continues, loan quality indicators holding up, capital ratios are strong and most banks have fortress balance sheets. Banks in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin executing well on their strategic playbook this year!

And loan and deposit growth has been solid across Community Banks of all sizes. Performance of the banks has tracked with the economic performance of these states. No "Hail Mary" passes. Just sticking to the playbook: conservative play calling on the offense and a fortress defense in capital and risk management.

For more information on the community banking industry, click to Midwest Bank Performance Dashboard. For information on the economies in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin, click on Economic Dashboard. And for additional updates on the Community Bank performance, click on Banking Industry Dashboards.