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Finding Real Scholarships and Avoiding Scams

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Each year, students looking to continue their education begin the hunt for scholarships to help ease their financial stress. With the multitude of websites claiming to provide scholarships, how can you spot the fakes from the legitimate ones? We’ve compiled a short list of red flags to help you distinguish the fakes from the real deals
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The Mortgage Loan Process

Friday, June 7, 2019

The process of obtaining a mortgage may feel overwhelming and difficult to navigate at times. It can often be filled with terms you may not understand. However, with some help and guidance through the process, you can be on your way to a smooth home buying experience.
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A Behind the Scenes Look at Auto Lending’s, AllSouth AllStar, Kenny

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Compassion and dedication are qualities of AllSouth AllStar, Kenny Vinson. Kenny has been on the AllSouth team for fourteen years. Currently working in the indirect auto lending department, Kenny has also worked in other areas of lending in the centralized lending department.
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Budget-Friendly Vacation

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

When it comes to vacation, many people think they can't afford or make the time for one. A vacation doesn't have to be a globetrotting international trip or an extravagant Instagram worthy getaway. It can be time off enjoying your own city.  (Or if you are like some on our team, having time off to lounge around is a great luxury.) So what do you do when you only have a small amount of money or you’re short on time?
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Life Happens, Are You Covered?

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Insurance should be part of your financial plan. Finding a policy that fits both your budget and provides you the coverage you need can give you peace of mind today and financial relief when the unexpected occurs. It is important to set yourself up early with good insurance so you will have the coverage in place, should you need it in the future. That isn’t to say you can’t purchase insurance later in life; it just may cost you more.
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Tips for Educating Your Children about Saving

Friday, May 10, 2019

Teaching your kids to save money is an important part of parenting. Many people graduate from high school and college with no concept of how to save money. You can teach your children to save money at almost any age. Here are some tips to help:
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Tips for Saving Gas

Friday, May 3, 2019

Paying for gas can be a significant expense. Gas prices are always fluctuating, and when it comes to saving gas, you have full control. The way you drive and maintain your vehicle can impact its fuel consumption. You can use the following tips to help minimize your car's fuel consumption and maximize your savings.
AllSouth AllStar Rochell Johnson

Compassionate and Knowledgeable Are Traits That Make Rochelle Johnson an AllSouth AllStar.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Rochelle has been helping our members with their financial needs for 20 years as a Member Answer Center Representative, providing excellent service to our members and listening to their wants and service needs.
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Tips for Creating and Protecting Passwords

Thursday, April 11, 2019

You often hear that you should use strong passwords online, but what makes a password strong? A good password is made up of a number of different characteristics. The following tips can help create a strong and secure password:
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Financial Tips for New Parents

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Becoming a parent is an exciting time in your life. It's a phase where you are happy and nervous at the same time. You may have been preparing for this event for a long time, but when you actually experience it, things sometimes seem uncontrollable and terrifying.