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Keeps¹
Southern Advantage²
Southern Basic³
Southern Elite⁴
What makes this account right for me?

Includes a bundled savings account with automatic round-up

An interest checking option

A straightforward checking option

Exclusively available to customers 50 and over

Minimum to open

$25

$500

$100

$100

Monthly Service Fees

Yes

Yes

Yes

None

Earning Rewards

Only the Keeps Savings account earns interest.

Earns interest.

None

Earns interest.

SMS Text Alerts
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One Free Box of Checks

N/A

N/A

N/A

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ID Protect¹
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N/A

N/A

N/A

Cell Phone Protection¹
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N/A

N/A

N/A

Minimum to Open

$500

$100

$100

$25

Monthly Service Fee

Yes

None

Yes

Yes

Earning Rewards

Earns interest.

Earns interest.

None

Only the Keeps Saving account earns interest.

Online & Mobile Banking
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Mobile Deposit
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Card Valet
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SMS Text Alerts
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Pass The Buck
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Free Bill Pay
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One free box of checks

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ID Protect¹

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Cell Phone Protection¹

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1Keeps Spending: $25 minimum deposit to open. $6.00 per statement cycle will be charged. This fee can be reduced or eliminated if one or more of the following criteria are met: a) enrolling in online statements will reduce the monthly service charge by $3.00; b) Using your Southern Bank MasterCard Debit Card at least 15 times per statement cycle will reduce the monthly service charge by $3.00; c) Maintain a minimum daily balance of $5,000 or greater will eliminate the monthly service charge; d) Complete both A. and B. criteria listed above each month will entirely eliminate the monthly service charge.

1Keeps Saving: Round-up feature activated automatically. This account is charged $3.00 per monthly statement cycle if the following conditions are not met: a) enrolling in online statements; b) Must have at least one automatic round-up deposit transfer from Keeps Spending per month; c) No more than 3 withdrawals per month. Current interest rate available upon request and subject to change daily.

1 ID Protect® & Cell Phone Protection: Please refer to the actual Guide to Benefit and/or insurance documents for complete details of coverage and exclusions. Coverage is provided through the company named in the Guide to Benefit or on the certificate of insurance.

Benefits are available to personal checking account owner(s), and their joint account owners subject to the terms and conditions for the applicable Benefits. Some Benefits require authentication, registration and/or activation. Benefits are not available to a “signer” on the account who is not an account owner or to businesses, clubs, trusts organizations and/or churches and their members, or schools and their employees/students.

Insurance Products are not insured by the FDIC or any Federal Government Agency; Not a deposit of or guaranteed by the bank or any bank affiliate.

2 Southern Advantage: APY = Annual Percentage Yield. APY’s accurate as of June 1, 2021. Rates may change at any time. If qualifications are met each monthly qualification cycle, balances up to $25,000 receive APY of 2.01% and balances over $25,000.01 earn 0.05% APY on a portion of the balances over $25,000.01, resulting in 2.01% - 0.05% APY depending upon balance.

If qualifications are not met, all balances earn 0.05% APY. Qualifying transactions must post to and settle account during monthly qualification cycle. Transactions may take one or more banking days from the date that the transaction was made to post and settle the account. “Monthly Qualification Cycle” means a period beginning the first day of the month and ending the last day of the month; which is the same date period as your statement cycle. Accounts are available to Missouri, Arkansas and Illinois residents and for personal use only. Effective June 1, 2021.

A $5.00 monthly service charge applies. This service charge can be avoided by maintaining a minimum daily balance of $5,000 or enrolling in electronic statements.

3Southern Basic A $2.00 monthly service fee will be assessed. This monthly fee can be eliminated by either enrolling in electronic statements or by maintaining a monthly average balance of at least $2,500.

4Southern Elite APY = Annual Percentage Yield. APY’s accurate as of January 20, 2021, rates may change at any time. 1.01% Annual Percentage Yield (APY) paid on balances up to $10,000. Balances over $10,000 earn 0.10% APY. Minimum to open an account is $100. Available to personal accounts only.

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