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Talking about Poverty: Basic Needs

By Kathryn Hazelett Nearly 225,000 families live below the poverty line in Arkansas and Mississippi.[1] While we hear and talk about poverty a lot, we’re not always talking the same language. This is the first post in a series looking at how we define poverty, how we...

Ship Shape: How to Batten Down the Hatches Against Data Piracy

This month’s blog post is written by guest author James Owen. Read below to see how James is using the Equifax and Capital One data breaches as an opportunity to survey, secure and strengthen his credit and financial foundation. Despite my careful privacy moves, I’ve...

Back to School Super Saving

I know what you are thinking: Where did the summer go? For many of us, school will start in just a couple of weeks, and believe it or not, you can actually save money while doing your back to school shopping! Keep reading for some tips for saving money and time as you...
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Southern Bancorp Opens New Branch in Mount Ida

Southern Bancorp Opens New Branch in Mount Ida

LITTLE ROCK, ARK - Southern Bancorp is excited to announce the opening of its newest branch in Mount Ida, Arkansas, located at 1017 Hwy 270 E. Doors open to the public on August 19th. To celebrate the new branch, Southern is hosting a community cookout on August 30th...

Security Alerts & Updates

Coming Soon: Debit Card Fraud Text Alerts!

Coming Soon: Debit Card Fraud Text Alerts!

We’re excited to announce we’ll be adding Text Fraud Alerts as part of our debit card protection program in the coming weeks. Keeping your account safe and secure is our highest priority. You’ll soon begin receiving text alerts when suspicious activity is detected on...