IRS issues warning about Coronavirus-related scams; watch out for schemes tied to economic impact payments

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today urged taxpayers to be on the lookout for a surge of calls and email phishing attempts about the Coronavirus, or COVID-19. These contacts…

Where’s the money? Loan program a scramble for local businesses, banks

Natalie Chandler, Editor at CityBusiness

Three days after the start of a $349 billion federal loan program to help business owners survive COVID-19, the prediction that it would a challenge to immediately distribute money appears…

Coronavirus loans bring challenge for local banks

Lance Traweek at New Orleans City Business

As they await guidance from the U.S. Small Business Administration, community banks are preparing for the disbursement of $349 billion worth of loans to help businesses affected by the COVID-19…

CARES ACT Small Business Relief Summary

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was signed into law, and we must wait for the SBA to issue official guidelines for Banks to follow in…

Will a $2 trillion deal help New Orleans? Local reaction is mixed

Lance Traweek at New Orleans City Business

After back and forth debates in the two chambers of Congress, both sides of the aisle on Wednesday said they have struck a $2 trillion deal that would breathe fresh…

Camino Financiero

We’re proud to sponsor Camino Financiero. It is a multi-week program that will include a combination of workshops and individual counseling for 15 Spanish speakers interested in learning how to…

Free Community Shred Day 2020

Shred Day at Metairie Bank Main Office Shredding your sensitive documents is one of the best ways to prevent identity theft and fraud. Metairie Bank is committed to protecting your…

Event Date:
March 17, 2020
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Another Kind of Financial Deficit

Jessica Rosgaard at BIZ New Orleans

According to a 2019 survey by WalletHub that looked at 17 key metrics, Louisiana ranks last for financial literacy. What is financial literacy? It’s everything from understanding the difference between…

Build Wealth, Not Debt

America Saves Week is Feb. 24–29 Metairie, LA (Feb. 24, 2020)—Metairie Bank and The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) want to remind consumers during America Saves Week that building…

Metairie Bank & Trust Elects Ross F. Lagarde to the Board of Directors

  Metairie Bank and Trust has announced the election of Ross F. Lagarde as its newest board member. Ross has nearly 20 years of experience in the areas of personal…


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