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Keeping Online and Mobile Banking Secure

Monday, May 11, 2020

Online and Mobile Banking provides a secure and convenient way to access your accounts. While these conveniences help make it easier to keep up with your finances, it’s important to protect your login information to prevent the wrong person from gaining access to your accounts.

Is Now the Right Time to Refinance Your Mortgage?

Monday, May 4, 2020

You’ve probably heard that mortgage rates have hit historical lows due to current economic conditions. That news may leave you asking yourself, is now the right time to refinance. While a lower rate is tempting, there are multiple factors you should consider before deciding to refinance your home.

Difference Between Your Current and Available Balance

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Considering your checking account is the account you most likely pay your bills from, it's important to understand the difference between the two types of balances available when you check your account balance. Yes, you read that right, your checking account actually has two kinds of balances: the Current Balance and the Available Balance.

Working to Keep the AllSouth Team Safe, AllSouth AllStar Caroline

Friday, April 3, 2020

This month’s AllSouth AllStar has worn many hats while working at AllSouth. From file vault clerk, loan administration and loan officer to floating branch manager and operations assistant, she’s done a little bit of everything throughout her 31 years here. Caroline, now our Facilities Manager, has a particularly important role in today’s circumstances.

Phishing and Other Types of Scams on the Rise

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Phishing and other types of scams are on the rise due to the health crisis, COVID-19. Scammers are seeking to prey on the public’s fear and economic impact of the virus. Many scams are popping up from charity scams asking for donations, fraudsters disguising themselves as the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to scams claiming to sell

6 Helpful Budgeting Tips

Thursday, March 26, 2020

With everything that's happening right now and as you find yourself spending more time at home, it may be the perfect time to create a budget. Budgeting is key to understanding your finances and answering the question 'where does all my money go?'.

Mobile Wallet: A Helpful Guide

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

With everything going on today, adding your debit and credit cards to your phone’s Mobile Wallet will help prevent you from having to handle cash or your card.

What is a Credit Union?

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Thinking about where to put your money? You have three basic choices: under your mattress, a bank, or a credit union. We don’t recommend leaving your money under your mattress - it’s not the most secure place. That leaves you with a credit union or bank. While most of us know what a bank is, what exactly is a credit union?

Money On The Go [10 Financial Podcasts]

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

There seems to be a podcast out there for everything and everyone today. With literally thousands to choose from, ranging from entertainment, interviews, conversations, educational, and many more. Whatever you’re looking for you can find a podcast for it. So with all this variety, are there any to help us with personal finance?

Everything You Need to Know About Multi-Factor Authentication 

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

So what exactly is multi-factor authentication also referred to as MFA? Using multiple factors to verify who you are, MFA enhances the security of a site that typically holds sensitive information.