Lincoln Federal Blog

  • New Year - New Home Loan

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    As we enter the new year, many may be working to purchase a home! Our loan officers have some tips for you as you embark on your search. Contact our loan team today!

    Shane Podliska – Keep … more

  • 2024 Scotsman Awards

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    We're excited to announce the exceptional performance of Chris Elgert, Shane Podliska, and Cami Moran in the 2024 Scotsman Guide rankings.

    Chris Elgert achieved an impressive #3 ranking … more

  • Which Checking Account Is Right For Me?

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    Do you use your debit card and our mobile app?

    Lifetime Checking may be the account for you! With Lifetime Checking you can earn a higher interest rate for modern banking behaviors like … more

  • Brian Bock Assumes New Role

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    Lincoln Federal Savings Bank is proud to announce the appointment of Brian Bock as its new Business Development Officer, effective immediately. In his new role, Brian will play a pivotal … more

  • Mortgage Lending In Rural Nebraska

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    A bit about Your Western Nebraska Loan Officer, Katie Thompson

    Helping her customers achieve the American Dream is what keeps Katie coming to work each day. “I love calling my customers … more

  • What is Free Checking - Is It For You?

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    Lincoln Federal Savings Bank offers two checking account products that are FREE! Let’s uncover the definition of free and help you determine which of these accounts is best for you.

    By … more

  • Champions Circle 2023

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    Four of our Lincoln Mortgage Loan Officers are 2023 recipients of the Nebraska Mortgage Association’s Champions Circle awards. Awards are given based upon loan origination volume from July … more

  • You Are Number One

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    I’ve been at Lincoln Federal since 2017 and I’ve known since I started working here, this is the place I want to spend the rest of my banking career.  Not only did I instantly feel a part … more

  • Why Buy Now?

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    With so much buzz surrounding rates and the housing market it can be challenging to know when the right time is to purchase a home. Now could be the right time for you! We’ve polled our … more

  • A Safer Way To Pay

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    Using your mobile wallet (Apple Pay, Google Pay™, Samsung Pay) is a safer way to pay. These mobile payment apps tokenize your card information. Tokenization results in your card … more

  • Since 1906

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    Since 1906 we have been depositor-owned.

    Since 1906 we have been a Nebraska bank.

    Since 1906 we have been providing Nebraskans with banking solutions.

    Our approach is simple. We provide … more

  • Meet Our Old Cheney Lending Team

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    Thank you for choosing our Old Cheney lending team for your home mortgage needs. 

    Angie and Cami are dedicated to tailoring your financing options to your short and long-term financial … more

  • No fees. Just Free. Lifetime Checking.

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    No fees. Just free.

    Our free Lifetime Checking account provides the features you expect with the interest you deserve! This free account features online banking, bill pay, mobile banking, … more

  • Meet The Lender: Robyn Drudik

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    Robyn has been a part of the banking industry in various aspects and positions since 2008. She brings a unique spin to Home Equity lending in that her approach is professional yet personal. … more

  • Meet The Lender: Eric Bertrand

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    Homebuying is an experience that Eric believes everyone deserves and should enjoy! When you work with Eric you can expect to laugh, learn and have an open door of communication. He began … more

  • Meet The Lender: Brian Bock

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    Lincoln native, Brian, understands each of his customers come to the table with unique perspectives and goals. He prides himself on developing relationships and creating winning solutions. … more

  • Meet The Lender: Katie Thompson

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    Helping her customers achieve the American Dream is what keeps Katie coming to work each day. “I love calling my customers and telling them that they’ve been approved and are ready for … more

  • Meet Our Wilderness Hills Lending Team

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    Thank you for choosing our Wilderness Hills team for your home mortgage needs. 

    Buying a home is the single largest purchase that most of us will make in our lifetime. Our goal is to make … more

  • Meet Our Team At 70th and 'O' Street

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    Maximizing savings for their customers is what makes this team great. Mortgage Loan Officer, Katie Thompson and Customer Service Supervisor, Tina Hoff are experts in home mortgage, … more

  • Meet The Team: Yeny Martinez

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    Family is what brought Yeny to the Fremont area when she and her husband were looking for a family-oriented community to raise their children in. Yeny notes that she now has a sense of … more

  • Meet The Lender: Derek Wiedenfeld

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    Derek’s longevity at the Bank paired with his degree in Business Administration contributed to his natural career progression to Loan Officer. In this role he will connect with the Lincoln … more

  • Meet The Lender: Angie Schwartz

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    With over 25 years of home mortgage experience, Angie is dedicated to tailoring your financing options to your short and long-term financial goals. Angie notes that, “there are many ways a … more

  • Shop With Confidence

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    Shop with confidence. With our Enhanced Debit Mastercard®, you have access to incredible benefits like Extended Warranty, Price Protection and Satisfaction Guarantee. You can also register … more

  • Meet The Team: Keri Guticz

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    Customer service is more than Keri’s job. She believes that by communicating effectively with each of her customers, she can provide a total banking experience that helps her customers … more

  • Meet The Team: Melissa Reinsch

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    Connecting with people, a basic value that Melissa Reinsch learned growing up in Burke, South Dakota, a small town where relationships with people have always been important to her. She … more

  • Meet The Team: Jon Duis

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    Jon describes his work as, “A new adventure with new challenges each day.” As Vice President of Deposit Services, he works to positively impact our customers by training our front-line … more

  • Meet The Team: Brandy Lang

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    Brandy Lang takes great pride in providing “Personal Banking Like You Remember.” What you're sure to feel when you enter the bank is a sense of belonging that comes from staff that greet … more

  • Meet The Team: Rhonda Nolda

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    Building relationships and serving her community is what Rhonda does best. From her work at our North Platte branch to serving her community through The Lincoln Connection and Salvation … more

  • Meet The Team: Stephanie Eaton

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    Connecting with the community is important to Stephanie. From serving as a McCook Cordial to volunteering with TeamMates, she is passionate about building people up and influencing … more

  • Meet The Team: Christina Collier

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    When Christina moved to Benkelman in 2008, she was drawn to the Bank because of the motto, “Personal Banking Like You Remember.” Christina’s background was in early childhood education, … more

  • Meet The Team: Tina Hoff

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    ‘Bloom Where You Are Planted,’ it’s Tina’s favorite quote. Tina is great at looking at the situation at hand and developing a plan to make it bloom into something even better! We all wish … more

  • Meet The Team: Joel Heinzmann

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    Beginning a career in banking felt like a natural step for Joel, who comes from a family of bankers. He understands the importance of clear communication, transparency, and trust. When … more

  • Meet The Team: Susan Scheef

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    Susan has worked at the Bank as a Customer Service Representative for 25 years. During this time, she obtained a master’s degree in communications from UNO and notes, “As someone who never … more

  • Meet The Team: Meredith Lindblad

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    As a Lincoln native, Meredith understands just how important community is. She ensures that each of her customers feels a sense of community when they walk through the doors at the … more

  • Meet The Team: Linda Larson

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    With nearly 25 years of experience at the Bank, Linda has a wealth of knowledge to share with her customers and coworkers. As the Deposit Administration Manager, she works to optimize … more

  • Don't Unwrap Scams This Holiday Season

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    Scams are one thing you don’t want to unwrap this holiday season.

    Every day, thousands of people fall victim to fraudulent emails, texts and calls from scammers pretending to be their … more

  • 2021 Champions Circle Awards

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    2021 has been another year like no other. Still navigating the continuation of a global pandemic and an unpredictable housing market, our team of loan officers had to continue to think … more

  • 2021 Scotsman Guide Recognizes Top Lenders

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    Lincoln Federal Savings Bank is proud to announce that 7 members of their mortgage lending team received the Top Originator recognition in the 2021 Scotsman Guide.

    Vice President – … more

  • Meet the Lender: Chris Elgert

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    Chris Elgert's life pivots around family. Growing up, his family is who influenced him in the real estate and mortgage industry. Now as an adult, his family provides the support and … more

  • Meet the Lender: Shane Podliska

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    Shane Podliska knows that buying a home is the largest purchase that most of us will make and his goal is to make you feel at ease. He’s worked in the mortgage industry since 1998 in both … more

  • Meet the Lender: Corey Rhone

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    Corey Rhone is always putting other people first. He's not used to putting the focus on himself. One of his favorite things about being a mortgage loan officer is getting to know other … more

  • Meet the Lender: Cami Moran

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    Cami Moran is dedicated to educating her clients about the home buying process. She knows that when customers are well informed along their path to homeownership, they feel more … more

  • Meet the Lender: Mary Byrnes

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    Mary Byrnes cares deeply about many things in life, including her work at Lincoln Federal Savings Bank. "My work is my passion, and my passion is my work," Mary says. "When I combine … more

  • Meet the Lender: Grant Carter

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    The banking industry first caught Grant’s eye in 2002 while he was attending college at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Over the last 16 years Grant has developed knowledge and skills … more

  • Meet The Lender: Ben Huber

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    After growing up in the small farming community of Wisner, NE, Ben moved to Lincoln to attend the University of Nebraska - Lincoln. He graduated in 2016 with his bachelor’s degree in … more

  • Meet Our Team: Shelly Simonson

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    Any person who walks into Lincoln Federal Savings Bank is a customer to Shelly – no matter who they are; coworkers, vendors, and customers alike. This attitude and level of customer … more

  • Improving Your Financial Relationship

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    Financial health for a typical American can be stressful; we know that 46% of all Americans would struggle coming up with $400 in the case of an emergency, and 60% of all Americans will face that … more

  • Things to Consider Before Applying for a Home Loan

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    Lincoln Federal's Mortgage Lending Team specializes in helping you obtain the best home mortgage loan for your needs. As you set out to purchase a home, we’ve got the right loan for you. … more