America’s banks support the U.S. economy by lending to individuals and businesses. From mortgage, farm and small business loans to financing for infrastructure projects and global manufacturers, banks of all sizes provide funding that their customers and communities depend on.
In 2020, banks of all sizes facilitated 4.6 million Paycheck Protection Program loans worth $498 billion—supporting more than 57 million jobs in the process. During the COVID-19 pandemic, bankers solidified their position as source of strength in their communities. They continue to provide relief to individuals and businesses facing hardship—ultimately bolstering economic recovery. Find stories below about bank loans that made a difference. See the data.
From credit cards to home loans, America's banks offer the short- and long-term credit customers need to achieve their financial goals.
America’s banks are a critical financial partner to small businesses everywhere—providing the support they need to succeed and grow. In 2020, banks stepped up to help the small business community and their employees weather the pandemic by processing 4.6 million Paycheck Protection Program loans worth $498 billion—directly supporting millions of jobs.
America’s banks take a tailored approach to their military customers, customizing products or leveraging special loan programs to provide the financial support our nation’s heroes need to buy a home, start a business or reach another financial goal.