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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.
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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 your Current Balance and Available Balance. You can view both balances when you review your account online, at an ATM, by phone, or at one of our locations. To help simplify things, we’ll explain how each balance works and the differences between your Current and Available Balance.
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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. 
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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, Coronavirus COVID-19. Scammers are seeking to prey on the public’s fear and economic impact of the virus. There are many scams 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 products that prevent or cure the virus.    
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6 Helpful Budgeting Tips

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Budgeting doesn't have to be complex. Essentially a plan for how you spend and save, budgeting puts you in control of your finances. To help you get started, we've put together some budgeting tips that make creating a budget easier so you'll be more likely to stick to it and save a little extra along the way.
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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.
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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. While most of us know what a bank is, what exactly is a credit union?
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Money On The Go [10 Financial Podcasts]

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

There's a podcast out there for everyone, covering anything and everything. With all these options, are there any out there that can help with personal finance? 
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Everything You Need to Know About Multi-Factor Authentication 

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

What is multi-factor authentication or MFA? MFA’s help protect you by giving you that extra layer of security making it harder for thieves to steal your information.
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Answering Your Questions, AllSouth AllStar Christin

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

AllSouth AllStar Christin is a rock star in our Electronic Services Department. She's been with us for five years, and she loves assisting our members and providing internal support with anything related to our different electronic channels such as Online and Mobile Banking or Telephone Banking.