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I’ve paid off my student loan…Now what?

I’ve paid off my student loan…Now what?

On December 10, 2016, I graduated from Arkansas State University, and on November 4, 2019, I sent in my final student loan payment. Some people spend a significant portion of their lives paying off student loans, so I realize I’m incredibly blessed to already have...
I’ve paid off my student loan…Now what?

Is It Possible to Build Wealth in College?

Working for Southern Bancorp as a “wealth builder for everyone” has made me take a closer look at my own finances. As mentioned in previous blogs, I’ve spent the last year reducing debt and saving automatically in an effort to increase my net worth, and I’m often told...
I’ve paid off my student loan…Now what?

Every Budget Needs a Blueprint

They say the first step to solving a problem is admitting you have one. This time last year, I was in complete denial about having a spending problem. That is until my financial advisor, Southern Bancorp, Inc. CEO Darrin Williams told me to start tracking all of my...
I’ve paid off my student loan…Now what?

It’s Time for Less Spending and More Wealth Building

I’ve often been told not to refer to myself as “broke”. Understandable, since the definition of the word is to be penniless, poverty-stricken and completely out of money. Yet, it can certainly feel that way when you can’t really afford the lifestyle you want. Hi! My...