Employees of Southern Bancorp recently gave savings lessons to elementary students as part of the American Bankers Association Education foundation’s Teach Children to Save Program.

Southern employees joined thousands of bankers across the country that traded in their balance sheets for blackboards to help fill the need for financial education.

“Studies show that kids aren’t learning the skills they need to make smart financial decisions as adults,” said Jimbo Boyd, CEO. We are thrilled to be able to participate in this nationwide effort to help fill that gap and prepare future customers for financial success.”

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