Businesses and organizations that plan ahead have had the best recovery in current economic circumstances. 23 News banking expert Rick Bastian thinks communities like the Quad Cities, Peoria and Dubuque have the mechanisms and infrastructure to help them weather the storm. He thinks that is why they’ve responded better than Rockford.
Bastian says he doesn’t mean to be negative, but in Illinois, Rockford gets hit hardest each time there’s a recession.
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