The FTC alerts consumers of an alarming new trend: scammers posing as a government agency that pays monthly bills in exchange for an upfront payment. These scammers particularly target African American church communities.
There is no government program that requests a payment in exchange for assistance.
Read more about the FTC Scam Alert here.
Need help paying for bills?
There are a variety of programs that help families and individuals. Get more information at the USA.gov Help With Bills page.
Are you tired of struggling to make ends meet? Southern also provides financial education and counseling at many of our locations. We are dedicated to your financial health, so whether it is bad credit, making a budget, or planning for the future, we have people to help you get where you want to go.
View all the services we provide on our Financial Education page.