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For Second Straight Year – Southern Bank selected as the “Best Small Bank in Missouri” by Newsweek


For the second year in a row, Southern Bank has been selected as the Best Small Bank in Missouri by Newsweek in a study with Lending Tree.

At Southern Bank, we strive to offer the best in resources with service to make banking easy for everyone. Thank you to all of our amazing team members and customers who’ve made us one of the best small banks in the country.

The study pulled information from more than 2,625 FDIC-insured financial institutions and compared them based on the most important features for each bank type or account. They used this information to create a short list of candidates for each category.

Factors included each bank’s overall health, customer service performance and features, digital and branch presence, account and loan options, and interest rate offerings and fees.

In the end, Southern Bank scored well enough to be named the Best Small Bank in Missouri for 2022.

To read the full article on Newsweek’s site: Click here.