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The choice of investments for your retirement funds is never easy. The funds you have saved for your retirement deserve special attention. How much you save and the returns on those funds may be the difference between being able to have the lifestyle you want during retirement or being forced to accept something less. We have many options for your money and want to help you manage your money in the best way possible. This time in your life may be the most enjoyable and relaxing. We want to help you enjoy the ride.

PlatinumPreferred® Account

We have developed an attractive combination of products and services to meet the banking needs of customers who have reached the age of fifty. It's called the PlatinumPreferred®Account, and it offers the following benefits:



  • Minimum $100 to open account
  • Interest bearing NOW Checking Account
  • No minimum balance and no monthly fee
  • Tiered account interest
  • FREE initial supply of checks1
  • NO ANNUAL FEE ATM or MasterCard debit card4
  • FREE access to Allpoint SUM and MoneyPass ATMs in the Chicagoland area
  • Bonus interest rates on all regular fixed rate Certificates of Deposit2
  • FREE small size safe deposit box for one year (or equivalent savings off a larger box)3
  • FREE Traveler's checks-no service charge on the purchase of American Express Traveler's Checks
  • FREE Cashier's Checks-no service charge on the purchase of Cashier's Checks
  • FREE Notary and FREE Signature Guarantees
  • FREE money orders
  • FREE direct deposit of payroll, benefit, and dividend checks
  • On-line Banking and Telebank*
  • Bill Pay*
  • FREE Quicken download capabilities

*Third part message, data and/or internet service fees may apply.
1Limitations apply on type of check and quantity ordered
2Excludes  CD Special Rates
3Subject to availability 
4Overdraft fees may apply

Platinum Preferred Account is an interest bearing account which uses the daily balance method to calculate interest. Interest will be compounded every month and credited to your account every month.

Fixed Rate Certificates of Deposit

We regularly offer a wide range of fixed-rate certificates of deposit, including the following terms

  • 1 Month
  • 3 Months
  • 6 Months
  • 9 Months
  • 12 Months
  • 18 Months
  • 24 Months
  • 30 Months
  • 36 Months
  • 48 Months
  • 60 Months

Minimum balance to open a fixed-rate certificate of deposit is $1,000.

Interest rates vary depending on the term of the CD. Interest is calculated using the daily balance method. You may not make deposits into the account until the maturity date. Subject to early withdrawal penalties.  See CD for our renewal policy and your options on how interest is calculated and paid.




Variable Rate Certificate of Deposit

Minimum balance to open and maintain is $5,000.

Variable Rate CD-Features & Benefits

  • Convenient access to your money as long as you maintain the minimum balance
  • Unlimited deposits and withdrawals1
  • Interest rates are based on the 91-day Treasury Bill Rate, and are subject to change weekly
  • Convenience of calling or visiting your personal banker to add to or access your money
  • Your account earns interest which is compounded and paid monthly
  • FDIC Insured
  • Receive monthly statements

It's Easy To Open One of These Accounts

Come see one of our friendly personal bankers today.

1Funds must remain on deposit for 7 days before each withdrawal or a penalty will be imposed

This Variable Rate CD requires a 12 month term.

Please contact us if you have any questions.



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Platinum Adventures® Club

Platinum Adventures® Club


Our club is famous for its professionally organized excursions to a wide variety of exciting places.  Traveling with a group keeps costs lower than traveling alone - and makes the experience a lot more fun!

Platinum Adventures® Club members enjoy:

  • Day tours to interesting destinations by deluxe motorcoach.
  • Extended trips to domestic and international destinations.
  • Theater outings to Broadway productions.
  • Outings to professional sporting events.
  • Informative seminars covering a wide variety of topics.
  • FREE subscription to our quarterly Platinum Adventures® Newsletter with details on upcoming trips and events, recaps of past trips and much more!

Advance Registration is required for all events and seminars


Click here for our current newsletter



Day Trips

Reservations may be made to Holly Frischmann by phone at 847-573-1066 or through email at Please make checks payable to Platinum Adventures® (sorry no credit cards). For your reservation to be confirmed, payment must be in Holly's office within seven days after reservations are made:

Holly Frischmann
Vernon Hills Bank & Trust
1101 Lakeview Parkway
Vernon Hills, IL 60061

Address for Northbrook Bank & Trust Company Departure Site
Depart Lake Forest
Lake Forest Bank & Trust
959 S. Waukegan Road
Lake Forest, IL

Depart Libertyville
Libertyville Grace Lutheran Church
501 Valley Park Dr.
Libertyville, IL

Depart Wilmette
Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints
2727 Lake Ave.
Wilmette, IL

The bus cannot wait for late participants. Please arrive at your departure site 15 minutes prior to departure time. Cancellations are for emergencies only. Please remember to make your menu selections when you reserve your tour.

Responsibility of Northbrook Bank & Trust Company

Northbrook Bank & Trust Company is acting in the capacity of extending this invitation to travel to the Platinum Adventures® members and their guests. (You may bring the same guest three times, and then they must make the decision to join if they wish to continue with Club tours/activities). I further understand that the Bank reserves the right to refuse acceptance to anyone it judges incapable of meeting the rigors and requirements of participating in any activity or trip at any time.

In making application for any and all trips, the participant waives any claim against Northbrook Bank & Trust Company and/or its representatives for injury, damage, loss, accident, delay or irregularity which is caused by any act of error or omission on the part of Northbrook Bank & Trust Company, their representative/s, or any transportation company or other suppliers.