The rollout of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) aimed at small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) has, by any account, been a wild ride to date.

As PYMNTS has reported in its weekly series of conversations with Ingo Money CEO Drew Edwards and Planters First Bancorp CEO Dan Speight, there have been hitches, from confusion from bankers over the exact contours of the rules of the program leading into launch day; to the incredible rush of applications that flooded and quickly swamped lenders; to the uncertainty about the future of the program when it abruptly ran out of money less than two weeks in and required a somewhat contentious congressional re-upping.

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