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Money Management Blog

5 Truly Terrifying Things You May Not Know About Your Checking Account

| Published: October 25, 2017
Have you ever averted your gaze from a computer screen and stifled a scream as you pulled up your eStatement? If you’re not banking with Kasasa, there may be some really scary stuff lurking.

3 Things You Didn’t Realize Your Business Needs

| Published: October 01, 2017
The statistics are frightening: Eight out of 10 businesses fail in the first 18 months.*  As much as we hate to admit it, hard work and passion aren’t always enough on their own. Growing your business requires the right financial tools. Take a look at our top three essentials.

3 Ways Personal Finance Manager Can Make You Smarter

| Published: September 05, 2017
As financial guru Dave Ramsey has said: “You must gain control over your money or the lack of it will forever control you.” No matter what your intentions, it’s hard to make savvy financial decisions if you don’t understand where your money is going. That’s where Personal Finance Manager comes into play. If you’re an online banking customer, this integrated tool is free and offers a clear view of your total financial life in one spot, including accounts and credit cards not associated with Southern Bank. So how does this help you become financially savvy?

How to Jumpstart Your Holiday Shopping

| Published: September 05, 2017
Sure, September seems a long way from Christmas morning right now. But we’re just 12 weeks away from shredded wrapping paper and candy cane-induced headaches. Are you getting stressed just thinking about it? The crowded check out lines? The frenzied schedule of events and parties? The cost of all those gifts? Don’t worry. We’ve gathered our best tips for getting a jumpstart on your holiday shopping, the easy way.

4 Things Every 40-Something Should Be Doing With Their Money

| Published: August 24, 2017
We’ve all heard it: “Age is nothing but a number.” That may be true, but 40 (and up) is a pretty great number. By now, you have a clearer sense of who you are, and you’ve hopefully achieved many of your goals in life. It’s also the perfect time to make sure your finances are in order. Here are some good ways to start: