MBT Bancshares, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend

METAIRIE, LA., November 24, 2020 – MBT Bancshares, Inc. (OTC: MBKL), the holding company of Metairie Bank & Trust, Co., announced today that its Board of Directors at their meeting…

Grassroots Needed on EIDL-PPP Conflict

Rebeca Romero Rainey, President & CEO of ICBA

While community bank Paycheck Protection Program lending has been the cornerstone of the U.S. economic recovery, many lenders and borrowers are bumping into an unexpected hindrance—the treatment of federal Economic…

The Times-Picayune and The New Orleans Advocate Names Metairie Bank a Winner of The New Orleans Top Workplaces 2020 Award

Metairie Bank has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2020 honor by The Times-Picayune and The New Orleans Advocate. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party…

Louisiana Main Street Recovery Grant Program

What is the Louisiana Main Street Recovery Grant Program? The Louisiana Main Street Recovery Grant Program is a new state law designed to reimburse eligible small businesses for up to…

How to keep the small-business recovery going

Rebeca Romero Rainey, Opinion Contributor for The Hill

With Congress and the Trump administration locked in negotiations over the next coronavirus aid bill, they should act on one simple but important matter to ensure the success of the…

Ron Samford, President and CEO, discusses the U.S. “Coin Shortage” with Scoot on WWL

Ron Samford, President and CEO, discusses LA Main Street Recovery Grant Program with Scoot on WWL

10 weeks. 5 hospitals. 6,600 meals.

In April, the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans announced a partnership with the Jewish Endowment Foundation of Louisiana, Humana, Metairie Bank, and the Consulate General of Israel to the…

Louisiana Businesses Can Apply for Virus Grants on July 28

Rich Collins, Author at Biz New Orleans

BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana will start accepting applications July 28 from small businesses seeking up to $15,000 grants to help with coronavirus expenses, Treasurer John Schroder announced Wednesday. The…

Paycheck Protection Program shifts to forgiveness portion

Natalie Chandler, Editor at CityBusiness

Ready to seek forgiveness for your Paycheck Protection Program loan? The government has made it easier for some businesses to do so by reducing the amount required to be spent…


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