This summer, several major banks will close locations in Illinois.
Major banks continue to push customers toward online banking as they close locations across the United States.
Each week the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) releases a bulletin of banks set to close, and the list continues to grow. According to data from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), approximately 8,000 banks were in operation in 2000, but by 2022, this figure was halved.
One report states, "If the trend of current bank branch closings continues, there may be no bank branches left in 10 years."
While some people do their banking online, many still prefer to visit a branch to conduct their finances so these closures will cause some concern to some customers.
Below are the bank locations set to close in Illinois over the summer.
Branches in Illinois Closing in June
- Bank Of America. 2 N. Riverside Plaza, Chicago.
- PNC Bank. 302 West Adams St, Chicago.
Branches in Illinois Closing in July
- Bank of America. 68 Stratford Dr, Bloomingdale
- Bank of America. 2400 N. Richmond Rd, McHenry
- JP Morgan. 3480 West 183rd St, Hazel Crest
- PNC Bank. 13470 Route 59, Plainfield
Branches in Illinois Closing in August
- Old Plank Trail Community Bank. 200 West 162nd Street, South Holland.
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Do these branch closures affect you? Will you move to online banking? Should branches stay open for people who prefer to conduct their banking in person? Do you have confidence in your local bank? Will you switch banks?
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