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Land of Lincoln Credit Union is offering great rates on two of our Certificates of Deposit (CDs). You have two great choices:

13-month CD at 2.47% APY*


30-month CD at 3.00% APY*

Here are the qualifications and details: *Offer good for the initial term only. CD is automatically renewed at the rate being offered at the time of renewal. The 13-month certificate will be renewed into a 12-month certificate and the 30-month certificate will be renewed into a 24-month certificate. Annual Percentage Yield (APY) assumes principal and interest remain on deposit for the term of the certificate. Interest is compounded daily. Penalty may be imposed for early withdrawal and could reduce earnings on the account. APY is accurate as of 11/12/18. Product offering may be withdrawn at any time. No Add-Ons. Minimum deposit required to obtain the Annual Percentage Yield (APY) shown is $10,000. Other terms and conditions may apply. See credit union for details.

Stop in or call 1-844-222-7788 to get this set up or email us if you have questions at

Land of Lincoln Credit Union Names New CEO

October 29th, 2018 – The Board of Directors of Land of Lincoln Credit Union are pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Ares as the next CEO. "We were searching for just the right person with a strong balance of experience, vision, and passion to lead LLCU into the future. We have many plans of growing services offered to members in order to meet and exceed changing needs. We feel Robert is the perfect person to lead that change in a positive, impactful way,” states Calvin Green, Board Chairman.

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Before joining Land of Lincoln Credit Union, Robert Ares was the Chief Operating Officer at South Central Bank in Glasgow, KY. Robert began his banking career in 1982 at 1st National Bank of South Florida, in Homestead, FL, where he held the positions of Chief Operating Officer, Bank Director, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Senior Vice President. In 2017, Robert joined South Central Bank as the Chief Operating Officer where he was responsible for directing bank strategy, retail growth, operations, IT, marketing, training and ensuring compliance and governance.

“I am very excited to join the team at Land of Lincoln Credit Union. LLCU already has a very strong reputation as a financial institution that cares deeply for its members and community, this being one of the things that appealed to me most during the search process,” says Ares. “I’m very appreciative to the Board of Directors of Land of Lincoln Credit Union for having the confidence in my leadership to take the organization to the next level.”

Robert is a graduate of Saint Leo University, where he obtained both a Bachelor of Arts – Business Management (BABM) Degree and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree. Robert also holds a NASD Series 6 license, as well as a Life & Variable Annuities license. Robert served as the Board Treasurer for the Touching Miami with Love organization, the Board President for Open House Ministries and an Active Member of the Homestead/FL City Chamber of Commerce & Kiwanis Club.

For any further information or comment, please contact Cayla Hittmeier at or call (217) 615-3717.


October 30, 2018

Holiday Money Gift Box We understand that with the start of the Holiday Season, so too can it be the start of a lot of stress! It's tough to figure out where the money will come from for Christmas gifts, food, travel, etc. At Land of Lincoln Credit Union, we want you to know that we have options to help you budget for this time of year and to have extra cash that won't leave you in a bad situation once the new year rings in.

Call or stop in to talk to one of our experience financial respresentatives today about the various options you have to get spending money for the holiday season, including the following options:

  • Visa Credit Cards
  • Personal Loans
  • Savings Accounts
  • Home Equity Line of Credit
  • Holiday Loans
  • Interest-Bearing Checking
  • Budget Planning

Call 1-844-222-7788 for more information or APPLY NOW FOR A LOAN by CLICKING HERE!