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Money Management

How to Avoid Overdraft Fees

If you have multiple checking or savings accounts, consolidate them to one of each – and do the same with retirement accounts. This will ...

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Money Management

Become a Better Saver

First No matter how much you make each month, you can save money if you make it a priority to pay yourself first like you’re a bill that has to be paid ...

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Digital Banking

Get the Most from your Banking Experience

Smartphones, tablets and laptops have become part of our daily life. We are a society of constant connection. Whether through email ...

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Fraud Prevention

Staying Secured When You Go Mobile

Smartphones, tablets and laptops have become part of our daily life. We are a society of constant connection. Whether through email ...

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Money Management

How to Save Time and Money

here are many, many ways you can develop a budget, create a savings a plan and organize your financial life. Some of them are simple ...

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Money Management

Understanding the 50/30/20 Rule

here are many, many ways you can develop a budget, create a savings a plan and organize your financial life. Some of them are simple ...

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Money Management

Save Like a Pro

4 Simple Tips to Make Saving Money Easier.

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Money Management

Five Budget-Friendly Date Ideas

So, you have both decided that 2017 will be the year you stick to that well planned out budget! You have been doing great so far ...

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Money Management

How to Avoid Fees on Your Checking Account

First No matter how much you make each month, you can save money if you make it a priority to pay yourself first like you’re a bill that has to be paid ...

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Home Buying

Planning to Buy This Spring? Get Ready Now!

Before you start looking for a home, get pre-qualified. This way, you’ll know what you can afford and can shop within your budget. Plus, you’ll be a ...

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Money Management

What are the Reasons to Use Home Equity?

First No matter how much you make each month, you can save money if you make it a priority to pay yourself first like you’re a bill that has to be paid ...

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Home Buying

How Far Will Your Homeowners Insurance Take You After a Natural Disaster?

From your credit score to the amount of money you have available for a down payment, having your finances in order is the No. 1 thing ...

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Money Management

How the Right Bank Account Can Make College Less Stressful

Here’s what to look for when selecting a checking account for your college-age student ...

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Home Buying

Protecting Your Most Valuable Investment While You're Away

According to the Department of Justice, the majority of home break-ins occur during the summer months. Make sure ...

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Fraud Prevention

Is Southern Bank's Mobile App Safe?

Every year, millions of dollars are stolen through identity theft and other forms of fraud in the United States. This begs the question...

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Home Buying

How to Buy a Home

Buying a home is an exciting experience, but it can also be overwhelming. It will probably be the single largest investment ...

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Fraud Prevention

Protecting yourself from debit and credit card fraud

Because it is so important, you should do all you can to protect your financial reputation, just as you would your personal reputation ...

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Fraud Prevention

Seasonal Fraud: Protect Yourself This Holiday

While identity theft and fraud happen year-round, incidents often spike during the winter holiday season. Educate yourself on the ...

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Business

3 Tools to Make Running Your Business Easier

While small business loan requirements may be more flexible than other types of loan programs, you will be required to ...

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Home Buying

How to Effectively Apply for a Small Business Loan

For more information about the home buying process at Southern Bank, find a lender near you or give us a call at 855-4KASASA ...

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Business

How to Effectively Apply for a Small Business Loan

While small business loan requirements may be more flexible than other types of loan programs, you will be required to ...

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Business

3 Things You Didn't Realize Your Business Needs

While small business loan requirements may be more flexible than other types of loan programs, you will be required to ...

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Home Buying

Mortgage 101: Advice from our Experts

From your credit score to the amount of money you have available for a down payment, having your finances in order is the No. 1 thing ...

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Business

What is the Best Business Checking Account for Your Business?

Here are some critical questions to consider in making your decision ...

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Home Buying

Are Bi-Weekly Mortgage Plans Worth It?

The simple answer is: yes, it does. At the most basic level, bi-weekly payments require you to make a payment on your mortgage ...

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Home Buying

The Four Biggest Mortgage Mistakes to Avoid

The simple answer is: yes, it does. At the most basic level, bi-weekly payments require you to make a payment on your mortgage ...

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Money Management

Smart Money Tips for 30-Somethings

Not all checking accounts were created equal. Research what fees and restrictions are attached to your account – like minimum balance ...

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Money Management

How to Streamline Your Financial Life

Introducing the new bankers’ hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. with Interactive Tellers from Southern Bank. With Interactive Tellers, you can ...

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Money Management

Give Your Grad the Gift of Financial Education

Every graduate needs a checking account. If you haven’t set one up already, now’s the time to do so. This way, you can ...

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Digital Banking

Travel-Smart Money Tips

If you haven’t already, sign up for mobile banking with mobile deposit. Whether you need to check your balance, transfer funds ...

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Digital Banking

3 Reasons People Love Mobile Banking

If you haven’t already, sign up for mobile banking with mobile deposit. Whether you need to check your balance, transfer funds ...

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Digital Banking

3 Ways Mobile Deposit Will Change Your World

If you haven’t already, sign up for mobile banking with mobile deposit. Whether you need to check your balance, transfer funds ...

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Money Management

Be Smart About Your Credit Card

Having a credit card is an important way for you to establish credit prior to graduating from college. By following these tips...

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Money Management

Top 7 Tips for Back-To-School Savings

Calculators, pencil cases and even backpacks may withstand more than one year’s worth of wear and tear. Buying fewer items can save ...

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Business

Are You Still Relevant?

No matter what size your business may be, it is hard to stay on top of the day-to-day operations as well as maintain relevance with your customers.

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Money Management

It's Your Money - Manage It!

No matter what size your business may be, it is hard to stay on top of the day-to-day operations as well as maintain relevance with your customers.

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Home Buying

Buying Your First Home: What to Expect

Buying your first home is a daunting task. Committing all or most of your life savings, and signing up for a mortgage might be the largest...

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Fraud Prevention

Protecting Yourself on Social Media

Facebook® and Twitter® may be the new means of communication for the 21st century, but these new technologies are inherently more dangerous ...

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Money Management

4 Things Every 40-Something Should Be Doing With Their Money

Calculators, pencil cases and even backpacks may withstand more than one year’s worth of wear and tear. Buying fewer items can save ...

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Money Management

3 Ways Personal Finance Manager Can Make You Smarter

As financial guru Dave Ramsey has said: You must gain control over your money or the lack of it will forever control you. No matter ...

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Money Management

How to Jumpstart Your Holiday Shopping

Sure, September seems a long way from Christmas morning right now. But we’re just 12 weeks away from shredded wrapping paper and candy ...

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Money Management

4 Ways to Save the Planet While Saving Money

Taking steps to be more earth-friendly is a worthwhile endeavor for anyone. But it’s even sweeter when it comes with ...

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Money Management

4 Truly Terrifying Things You May Not Know About Your Checking Account

Have you ever averted your gaze from a computer screen and stifled a scream as you pulled up your eStatement? If you’re not banking ...

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Money Management

3 Financial New Year's Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

If you’ve been paying for checking, don’t let fees take a chunk of your money again. Instead, grow your account with Kasasa from Southern Bank ...

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Fraud Prevention

Tips for Yahoo Account Owners

Last week, Yahoo announced another hack affecting more than one billion accounts. That's roughly double the number involved ...

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Money Management

How to Avoid Overdraft Fees

Using online or mobile banking, you can keep an eye on your balances and transfer money when necessary. Or, before you ...

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