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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

8 Reasons to Use a Personal Loan

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Did you know a personal loan can be used for many reasons? It could be an excellent resource to help you finance unexpected or planned life events and situations. A personal loan allows us to borrow money at a fixed interest rate and repay it within a specific time period. There are two common types of personal loans - unsecured and secured. However, most personal loans are unsecured, which

Using Direct Deposit to Save

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Need an easy way to save? Do you have the best intentions to save consistently, but something always comes up? Direct deposit may be the solution. A direct deposit is an electronic payment that is automatically deposited into your account. It’s a secure, fast, and convenient way to ensure your pay is deposited on time. Your pay is deposited into a savings or checking account and is usually

Problem Solving with AllSouth AllStar Jeremy

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Jeremy’s positive attitude, knowledge, and ability to solve problems are just some of the qualities that make him this month’s AllSouth AllStar. Jeremy joined our team in 2019, and he’s been blazing a trail ever since. In his short time with us, he’s developed a passion for helping members and has developed a great appreciation for team members he works with every day.

Are Personal Loans a Good Option?

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

If you daydream of the perfect wedding, dream vacation, or perhaps you want to consolidate debt but don’t have the means to make it happen, a personal loan may be an option to consider. A personal loan allows you to borrow a lump sum of money and repay it over time, often at an affordable interest rate.

11 Tips for Selling Your Home

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Are you considering putting your house on the market, but don’t know where to start? Whether you’re selling your home in a seller’s market or buyer’s market, it requires work. The goal is to sell your home fast and to get the most from it. There’s a large amount of preparation that goes into getting your house ready for sale.

Buying a Car, New or Used

Thursday, August 13, 2020

When it's time to purchase your next vehicle, you may ask yourself: Should I buy used or new? For most of us, buying a new car is a big decision. Along with choosing the make and model, determining your needs and wants, and examining your budget, deciding to buy new or used is also a factor to consider when purchasing a vehicle.