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Protecting Yourself from Unemployment Benefits Fraud

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Due to the pandemic, many Americans have lost their jobs and filed claims to receive unemployment benefits. Fraudsters are taking full advantage of the situation. They are continually trying to find new ways to steal personal information and use it for their benefit. With the rise in unemployment applicants, this presents an opportunity for fraudsters to take advantage of those who are trying

Our Team Shares Ways to Save This Holiday Season

Thursday, November 12, 2020

The holiday season is a wonderful time of year for most people. Traditionally, it's a time for celebrating with loved ones, shopping, gift-giving, traveling, and attending holiday parties. This year has been anything but usual, and the holiday season is shaping up like no other. Yes, the holidays will be different, but it doesn't have to put a damper on your holiday spirit or wallet. With some

Save for the Holidays with a Christmas Club Account

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Imagine this. It's early December, and you've made your holiday shopping list only to realize you don't have enough saved in your account to cover everything on your list. Now you're stressing out and wondering what to do. Should I use my credit card, take out a loan, or pull from another expense or bill from my budget? You can avoid a moment like this with a Christmas Club account. 

Developing a Brighter Future, AllSouth AllStar Cep

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world,” said Nelson Mandela. This is a favorite quote of Perceffenessee “Cep,” one she truly believes and lives by. Cep’s love for teaching and seeing team members grow and develop in their career is what makes her our featured AllSouth AllStar. Cep has been our Director of Training and Development for over 12 years. Cep’s

Tips to Help You Prepare for Holiday Spending

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Can you believe the holiday season is only a few months away? From buying festive decorations and preparing delicious meals, to finding amazing deals on gifts for others, most people look forward to the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. However, with the current pandemic situation, preparing for the holiday season will look a little different this year. Retail stores are projected to

Bridging the GAP (Guaranteed Auto Protection)

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Let’s play the “what if” game. Say you purchased a new car. You’ve been enjoying all the luxuries of your new ride – the latest smart features, fresh car smell, smooth ride, and all the compliments you’re getting on your new car. What if someone ran into you from behind only two weeks after you purchased the car? Now your car is totaled, and you’re shocked to learn that your insurance company

Control Your Cards with CardControl

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

It's been a long day already, and you need to stop by the store to pick up a few items for dinner. You get to the checkout to pay when you suddenly realize your card is missing from your wallet. You immediately go into panic mode because you can't remember where you placed your card or the last time you used it.

An Inside Look...Organizing Your Finances

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

It’s October already, and you may be asking yourself these questions…Are you close to reaching your financial goals this year? Are you preparing for the holiday season? Do you have a budget? With the holiday season fast approaching and a New Year right around the corner, October is an excellent month to evaluate your finances to see if you’re on track to reaching your goals, make needed

Advocating for our Members, AllSouth AllStar Amelia

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Our next AllSouth AllStar, Amelia, has been with us since the time she moved from New York over 14 years ago. Amelia stepped out of her comfort zone and made the courageous decision to follow her sister, who’s in the U.S. Army and who was stationed in South Carolina at the time. Shortly after moving to South Carolina, Amelia joined our AllSouth team as a teller and has worked her way up

Avoiding Donation Scams

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

When a health crisis or natural disaster strikes our community or nation, people have a sincere desire to help those in need. Whether they donate money or volunteer their time, they want to make a difference in the lives of those who are suffering. Scammers know this, and they prey on people’s emotions and vulnerability to give. They use various tactics to trick victims into giving money or