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Murphy-Wall State Bank VP Candice Knight gives PCHS student Megan Mayo the 2018 Student of the Year Award

2018 Murphy-Wall State Bank PCHS Student of the Year

Selection for Murphy-Wall State Bank’s 2018 began in September of last year. Seniors applied for the honor by submitting a 500 word essay with the topic: “Describe leadership and how you have demonstrated leadership ability in your school, work and community”; along with their high school activities. Nine students of the Month are selected by […]

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Ms. Fulk’s 5th grade class at Community Consolidated District 204 pose for Murphy-Wall State Bank's EverFi

Murphy-Wall State Bank Celebrates Graduates of its Digital Financial Education Program at Community Consolidated District 204

Pinckneyville IL-May 17, 2018: Ms. Fulk’s 5th grade class at Community Consolidated District 204 were recognized for their completion and graduation from Murphy-Wall State Bank’s EverFi Vault Program. It is a web-based financial education course designed to provide students with the critical knowledge and skills needed to make smart financial decisions. Murphy-Wall State Bank has […]

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Murphy-Wall State Bank and Trust Company employee Sarah Folden gives PCHS student Ryan Brueggemann the Student of the Month award for May 2018

Murphy-Wall State Bank and Trust Company’s Student of the Month: May

2018 April Murphy-Wall State Bank and Trust Company PCHS Student of the Month: Ryan Brueggemann Since 1995 Murphy-Wall State Bank has selected a Student of the Month for Pinckneyville Community High School. Selection for the honor begins in September of each school year, with seniors submitting a 500 word essay on a selected topic. This year’s topic was: […]

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Mrs. Rheinecker's 4th grade students pose with their dollar bills at Murphy-Wall State Bank and Trust Company's 2018 Financial Education

Murphy-Wall State Bank Talks Financial Education with Pinckneyville Students

Event Part of the ABA Education Foundation’s Teach Children to Save Program WHEN: April 24, 2018 & Month of April (Financial Literacy Month) Media Contact: Claudia Choate, VP/Marketing  claudia@murphywall.com  618-357-5373   Most young people know more about texting, facebook & twitter than they do about budgeting and balancing a checkbook. As schools prepare students for […]

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Students fromCommunity Consolidated #204 learn with EverFi program

Murphy-Wall Invests in Students

Financial Education Our mission at Murphy-Wall State Bank is to be the guide to financial wellness for the communities we serve. Through a partnership with education technology company EverFi, Murphy-Wall State Bank empowers students in our communities with the knowledge and skills they need to take control of their financial future. EverFi VAULT for Middle […]

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Murphy-Wall State Bank and Trust Company employee Candice Knight give PCHS student Abigail West the Student of the Month Award

Murphy-Wall State Bank’s Student of the Month: April

2018 April Murphy-Wall State Bank and Trust Company PCHS Student of the Month: Abigail West Since 1995 Murphy-Wall State Bank has selected a Student of the Month for Pinckneyville Community High School. Selection for the honor begins in September of each school year, with seniors submitting a 500 word essay on a selected topic. This year’s topic was: […]

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Five Steps Toward Financial Wellness

April is National Financial Literacy Month, and it couldn’t have come at a better time. Consumers are feeling more pinched each week with rapidly increasing gas and food prices and sluggish economic growth. According to a recent survey by Career Builder, 77 percent of American consumers are living paycheck to paycheck. Financial Literacy Month is […]

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Financial Literacy Month and Teach Children to Save Event

Murphy-Wall State Bank employees will be visiting several classrooms of area schools in April to celebrate National Teach Children to Save Day and Financial Literacy Month. They will present savings lessons that discuss the difference between need and wants, learning how to identify expenses, interesting facts about money, ways to cut spending and how to […]

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Murphy-Wall State Bank and Trust Company employee Bailey Thompson, Sarah Folden, and Monika Holder attend the ONE Conference

Employees attend ONE Conference

Murphy-Wall State Bank and Trust Company employees; Claudia Choate, Kara Austin, Monika Holder, Sarah Folden and Bailey Thompson recently participated in The ONE Conference sponsored by the Illinois Bankers Association.  The event was held March 1-2 at the Embassy Suites in East Peoria.   The conference features seven educational tracks – 37 sessions in all […]

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Murphy-Wall State Bank and Trust Company employee Monika Holder graduates from FLA

Bank Employee Graduates from FLA

Murphy-Wall State Bank and Trust Company AVP Monika Bajan Holder has graduated from the Future Leaders Alliance (FLA) offered through the Illinois Bankers Association.  The graduation commencement was held during the IBA’s annual ONE Conference at the Embassy Suites in East Peoria on March 2nd.  The thirteen-month FLA program is dedicated to enhancing the professional […]

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