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Health Savings Accounts

Blog November 5, 2021 by Idea Vault Blog

While an HSA resembles a flexible spending account (FSA), which your employer may offer as part of your benefits package, there are some major differences as well. For example, the money in your HSA can be rolled over from year to year, which isn't the case with an FSA. If you change jobs, you can…

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American Riviera Bank Reports 20% Core Loan Growth

News item October 26, 2021 by Michelle Martinich

In 2021, the Bank has achieved an annualized return on average assets of 1.12% and return on average equity of 13.64%. Unaudited net income was $2,950,000 ($0.58 per share) for the third quarter ended September 30, 2021, compared to the $2,264,000 ($0.45 per share) earned in the same reporting peri…

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American Riviera Bank Teams up with Easter Team Realtors to support the Unity Shoppe

News item October 1, 2021 by American Riviera Bank

"Doing good and giving back is at the core of the Easter Team’s values. As a service to our community, we are committed to our efforts in helping the Unity Shoppe fill its empty shelves," stated Gloria Easter, team lead, "We are especially grateful for our sponsors such as American Riviera Bank,…

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Michelle Martinich presents at FinTech & Financial Services Virtual Investor Conference

News item September 21, 2021 by American Riviera Bank

You can find a recording of her presentation here. When you click the link, you will be brought to the event registration/login page. Once you enter your information, the presentation will begin playing immediately. Michelle Martinich, EVP Chief Financial Officer Michelle Martinich, Executiv…

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American Riviera Bank to Webcast Live at September 21st

News item September 20, 2021 by Virtual Investor Conferences

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- American Riviera Bank (OTCQX: ARBV), a full service community bank focused on serving the lending and deposit needs of businesses and consumers on the Central Coast of California, today announced that Michelle Martinich, Executive Vice…

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Buy a Teddy Bear and Bank on Tomorrow

News item September 10, 2021 by American Riviera Bank

On display and for sale throughout the month of September, soft teddy bears are available at Santa Barbara County ARB branches for $20 each – with all proceeds going to the nonprofit Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation, which helps families with children battling cancer. The teddy bear sale supports TBCF’…

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Divorce and Retirement Savings

Blog August 30, 2021 by American Riviera Bank

Dividing Retirement Assets Often, substantial amounts of marital assets are tied up in pensions or other retirement funds. If you and your spouse have your own employer-sponsored plans, you may each elect to keep your own. But if one spouse doesn't have their own retirement savings, the funds may…

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Fundraising Goal of $30,000 reached by Dos Pueblos Little League and Partners in 4 days

News item August 24, 2021 by Rechelle Ringer

American Riviera Bank launched a donation matching campaign on Friday, August 20. Thanks to an overwhelming response from residents, local businesses and community leaders, the DPLL announced that, by Monday evening, it had met its fundraising goal and will be able to cover the entire expected cost…

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Critical Retirement Choices

Blog August 23, 2021 by American Riviera Bank

The idea of retiring isn't new. People who grew too old or too ill stopped working and stayed home long before pensions and Social Security. But as people live longer, the retirement experience takes on a different meaning. Not only can you expect more years of retirement than of adolescence, but…

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American Riviera Bank Establishes Matching Fund to Replace Destroyed Little League Equipment

News item August 20, 2021 by Rechelle Ringer

The Central Coast community bank has pledged to match all donations to Dos Pueblos Little League up to $7,500 in an effort to jumpstart their fundraising efforts and to raise at least half of the estimated $30,000 it will take to replace the structure and equipment. “As soon as we heard about the…

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