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Tax Time is Now Savings Time in Arkansas!

Back in October, we wrote about the need to save, specifically at tax time. Why? Because that’s the time that most Americans receive their largest lump sum all year. Combined with research that shows savings habits are stronger when money is immediately placed into a separate savings account, and the idea for “Add-A-Line” was born.

Yes, YOU can be a Super Saver!

Yes, YOU can be a Super Saver! Hello, world! My name is Rebekah. I’m a banker at Southern Bancorp, a wife to a Pastor, and a mom to two boys. But few people know that I have another, secret identity. I’m a Super Saver. Over the years, I’ve come up with a lot of crazy...
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Statement on Recently Announced CFPB Rule Change Affecting Payday Lenders

Little Rock, Ark.  – Southern Bancorp, a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) with operations in Arkansas and Mississippi, announced its opposition to this week’s proposed Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) rule change that would remove...
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From our mission to our markets, Southern Bancorp is a different kind of bank. Focusing on underserved communities, Southern combines traditional banking and lending services with financial development tools and public policy advocacy to help families and communities grow stronger.

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Southern Bancorp Announces Gurdon Branch Grand Opening

Southern Bancorp Announces Gurdon Branch Grand Opening

Ribbon Cutting to take place on April 18th at 11:30 AM. LITTLE ROCK, ARK – Southern Bancorp is excited to announce the grand opening of its newest branch in Gurdon, Arkansas, located at 600 Main Street. The celebration will take place on April 18th from 11:00 AM to...

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...