The banking industry has gone through some tough times in recent years—which is all the more reason to find one you can count on, and one you trust.
And if you've found a bank or banker that's right for you, here's a chance to let the world know.
Vote for your favorite bank in Geneva, Batavia or St. Charles for the Patch 2012 Readers' Choice Award in our Patch poll.
Nominations were accepted on Geneva, Batavia and St. Charles Patch through July 9.
Winners in all Readers' Choice categories will be announced on Aug. 24.
The poll will open to accept votes from registered Patch users starting on July 23 and close at 11:59 p.m. on Aug. 17.
If your bank wins the most votes, your financial institution will be the gold standard for the Tri-Cities.
You can bank on it.