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How to Stop Playing Hide and Go Seek with Your Money

By Charlestien Harris Does it ever feel like your money is hiding from you and that you’re always looking for it?  If this is the case, you are not alone. Maintaining your financial health isn’t a game, but it can certainly feel that way at times.  ...

10 Questions First-time Homebuyers Need to Ask Before Signing

By Charlestien Harris Right now the housing market is booming and a lot of people are shopping for a mortgage.  Low interest rates and more options for refinancing are driving the market.  This process can be stressful and time-consuming, especially if it’s...

Rules to Keep Your Debit Card Safe Anytime

By Charlestien Harris This pandemic has forced us to change the way we conduct business and everyday tasks such as eating out, receiving healthcare and paying our bills. One of the main ways consumers meet their financial obligations is through the use of a debit...

Economic opportunity means different things to different people. For some it’s starting a dream business or buying a new home, while others might need to start with credit counseling, financial education, or a simple checking account. Whatever your needs, from Banking to Borrowing or simply Learning, Southern Bancorp has you covered.

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Darrin Williams featured in Bloomberg Businessweek

Darrin Williams featured in Bloomberg Businessweek

On September 21st, 2020, Darrin Williams, CEO of Southern Bancorp, Inc., was featured in Bloomberg Businessweek in the article "One of Finance’s Few Black CEOs Thrives Where Big Banks Fled" by Jeff Green and Peter Robison. The article examines how Southern Bancorp's...

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Customer Alert: COVID-19 Online Shopping Scams

Customer Alert: COVID-19 Online Shopping Scams

Face masks, toilet paper, and other essential items are in high demand right now. Be careful of deals that seem too good to be true. The Federal Trade Commission gives tips on how to shop online responsibly: Check out the company or product by typing its name in a...