Paycheck Protection Program | Loan Forgiveness

Dear Metairie Bank Customer and Paycheck Protection Program Borrower: On February 5, we began processing Round 1 PPP Forgiveness requests.  To date, we have successfully processed over 50% of our Round…

Ron Samford, President and CEO, discusses Round 2 of PPP Loans with Scoot on WWL

PPP Loan Round 2 Update

Ron E Samford, Jr., President & CEO

Dear Metairie Bank Customer and Paycheck Protection Borrower: The SBA has released the loan application for PPP Round 2.  We have learned that the SBA portal will be open to…

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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…

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 LA Main Street Recovery Grant Program with Scoot on WWL

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…

Paycheck Protection Program funding expected to run out soon

Natalie Chandler, Editor

  New Orleans-area lenders are preparing for the second round of funding in the Paycheck Protection Program to be exhausted soon. By Sunday, over half of the $310 billion allocated…

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