Relationship Banking Shines in a Recession

By Andy Ryback - Plumas Bank President and CEO May 3, 2021 Community banking

Recessions are the true tests of banking relationships. They are the moments when small businesses need an ally and a true partner more than ever before. They are make-or-break times when a strong relationship with a local bank can make the ultimate difference.   The last recession gave us insight into how different banks supported …

Advancing Online Banking: Consumer Adoption Leaps Forward During the Pandemic

By Sarena Barker - Plumas Bank SVP Electronic Banking April 5, 2021 Online banking

Here’s the moment I knew our bank’s investment in online and mobile banking had made all the difference for our community:  One of our longstanding clients at Plumas Bank, a gentleman who began banking with us not long after the bank was established in 1980, called to enroll in our online banking services because of the pandemic. He’d …

Online Banking Usage Has Never Been Higher, Due to the Pandemic

By Plumas Bank March 1, 2021 Online banking

As access to mobile devices and high speed internet connectivity has grown exponentially year over year, so too has the need for businesses to undergo processes of digital transformation in order to meet the needs of increasingly internet-savvy consumers. Before COVID-19, the impetus of driving digital transformation for businesses was hard to …

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 …


All About Lines of Credit – Are They the Right Moves for Your Business?

By Teresa Courrier - Plumas Bank SVP Commercial Loan Officer November 2, 2020 Business banking

Well-managed companies who are growing and reaching for that next level often find themselves stretched thin financially as they wait for customers to pay them, and they turn to their banker for a line of credit. Often, a line of credit is precisely the right tool to help managers keep a business running smoothly even when payments are …