Business Loans Articles

Rooted in Agriculture: Community Banks Plant Seeds of Growth for Farms

By Plumas Bank November 23, 2022 Business loans

In rural farming and ranching operations, many of the day-to-day decisions about business are literally made at the farmhouse table. This is clear in the inspiring story of Plumas Bank client Alberto Medina Lira, who started his life in Mexico, came to the United States as a farm employee, and eventually became the sole proprietor of Monte Vista …

By Your Side

By Plumas Bank November 18, 2022 Business loans

Ranchers and farmers are facing a very specific — yet constantly evolving — set of daily challenges: Some are presented by Mother Nature, others inspired by the land itself, still others controlled by external sources like the economy, market demand and regulations. At the end of the day, Plumas Bank ag clients like Debra Cockrell strive to …


Driving Success, Together

By Plumas Bank November 10, 2022 Business loans

Our ag lenders and clients share a story of deeply entrenched roots — in ranching, in their communities, in their family passion for growing the crops and raising the livestock that’s feeding America.  Meet Ray Orvin Ackley III. Decades ago, Ray’s father drew lucky #6 from a pickle jar and was awarded a Tulelake Basin homestead near the …


Is an SBA loan right for your business?

By Rodney Borges - SVP Small Business Lending October 25, 2021 Business loans

Loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration can provide a portion of the capital you need to kickstart your business and help it succeed. This guide will help you understand when to access SBA loans, from what they are to which small businesses qualify.  Plumas Bank is proud to have Preferred Lender status with the U.S Small …


Today’s SBA loans can spur years of growth

By Rodney Borges - SVP Small Business Lending November 2, 2020 Business loans

If I’ve learned one thing in my nearly three decades in banking, it’s this:  People like money that’s almost free. A lot. So it’s not surprising that lenders who are skilled in Small Business Administration lending are exceptionally busy right now, working with borrowers who are hurrying to take advantage of the lowest SBA borrowing …