Oak Bank has been a mainstay in the Gold Coast since 1970. In a world where banking has become increasingly impersonal, we pride ourselves on our strong ties to the local community.
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Waste Not, Want Not: A Guide for Leftovers

Paper or Plastic?

Splurging vs. Spending a Windfall

Trick or Treat for Cheap

Enjoying Chicago in the Fall

Autumn: The Season for Pumpkins and Prepping

Back to School

Supporting the Financial Life Cycle

4 Ways Banking is Just Like a Picnic

Summer Fun in Chicago

Giving Gifts on a Budget

Money in the Bank (and the Tank)

Hit a Financial Homerun

Go Green and Save Green

Spring in Chicago

Businesses that have stood the test of time.

Save now, spend later.

No Bull. No Fees. Free Checking. 

  • We hate hidden fees just like you do, so we created a totally-free checking account.

How to Keep Your Laptop and Mobile Devices Secure

Bank From Anywhere.

  • Bank online seamlessly from home or on the go with our mobile app. Real time transfers, bill payment, all without having to leave your couch.
“Oak Bank is locally owned, and strives to meet every need with a smile.”
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“This is a friendly Bank where everyone knows your name... maybe I should call it Cheers!”
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