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Workforce Housing on the Central Coast: The Missing Middle

Podcast November 24, 2022 by Regional Pulse Podcast

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What to Expect with Higher Interest Rates and Inflation

Blog November 22, 2022 by Lori Murray

Recent world events, specifically Coronavirus and the Ukraine war, have severely disrupted global supply chains. Inventories of all consumer and business products, including food, gasoline, automobiles, and appliances, are all reduced. At the same time, demand has remained unchanged. Given the law…

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Green Building, Episode 2: Moving from Fossil Fuels to Electric and Other Green Building Tips

Podcast October 31, 2022 by Regional Pulse Podcast

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American Riviera Bancorp Announces Stock Dividend

News item October 28, 2022 by Michelle Martinich

"We are pleased to provide our shareholders with a 10% stock dividend which will increase shares outstanding available to trade. The Board of Directors intends to promote stock liquidity while increasing shareholder value through exceptional financial performance."Board Chairman Lawrence Koppelman…

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American Riviera Bancorp Announces Record Earnings for the Third Quarter of 2022

News item October 27, 2022 by Michelle Martinich

We are pleased to report record earnings this quarter and year to date. Our balance sheet and relationship based deposits have remained stable despite the volatility created by Federal Reserve policy this year. Stable funding allows the Bank to deploy cash into higher-yielding assets including our…

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American Riviera Bank's New Simply Checking Account Receives National Certification

News item October 21, 2022 by American Riviera Bank

This certification is granted to financial institutions that meet specific requirements and offer accessible and affordable banking products for its community. American Riviera Bank’s nationally certified Bank On Simply Checking was designed to provide access for consumers who can’t afford to meet…

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Cyber Security Awareness Month

Blog October 8, 2022 by Paul Abramson

Follow these 6 easy steps to avoid being scammed: Establish secure lines of communication Verify transactional information out of band Review User Access Protect Your Domains Enforce Multifactor Authentication on High Risk Accounts Promote Security Awareness and Perform Tests  1. Establish secure…

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Green Building, Episode 1: The Economics of Eco-Friendly Building

Podcast September 29, 2022 by Regional Pulse Podcast

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Michelle Martinich presents at FinTech & Financial Services Virtual Investor Conference

News item September 27, 2022 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.

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Inflation: What it means for you

Blog September 20, 2022 by Tony Meyer

This elevated inflation is also affecting the financial markets. As uncertainty intensifies for investors, Interest rates have been rising, volatility is elevated, and risk assets (equities) have come under pressure. Central Banks around the world, including our Federal Reserve, are working diligen…

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