Posted on October 20, 2021Most of us work hard to make ends meet. The pandemic hasn’t made it any easier. PYMNTS.com and LendingClub surveyed nearly 30,000 people between March 2020 and May 2021 for their report Reality Check: The Paycheck-To-Paycheck Report. Over 54% of respondents said they lived paycheck to paycheck. Even more unsettling, 53% of those said they’re earning between $50,000 and $100,000 a year. Life happens to all of us and when it does, it can be a struggle to get by until payday. If clipping coupons and skipping that morning latte isn’t enough to give you the breathing room you need, keep reading for tips on spending less and earning more.
Posted on September 14, 2021If you’re still mailing your loan payment or paying by phone, you might be spending more time and money than you have to. Making your payment online is quick, easy, and free with Loan Pay. All you need is the account number you’d like to use to make your payment and your bank or credit union’s routing number to set up one-time or recurring payments from an outside account.
Posted on August 31, 2021Because credit unions were created to benefit the lives of their members, the offerings of a credit union may differ. Generally, they all provide similar products and services, though some may have specialized products for their members. One example of the specialized products Southeast Financial offers for members is the Christmas Club account. This account allows savings throughout the year for holiday shopping or vacations.
Posted on August 20, 2021Mobile banking gives you the power to bank from anywhere, but is your information really secure? It’s a question we hear a lot, and it’s easy to understand why. Cybercriminals are constantly upping their game, finding creative new ways to access confidential information. They’re equal opportunity thieves, targeting individuals, corporations, and even government entities. With so much at risk, you may be wondering if mobile banking is the right choice for you.
Posted on August 13, 2021Looking for a branch near you? If you have an iPhone, Android phone, or tablet, the closest branch is the one you can take with you wherever you go. The mobile app makes it convenient to manage your accounts and loans from anywhere, 24-hours a day. It’s great for checking account balances and keeping tabs on your transactions, but that’s only the beginning.
Posted on August 10, 2021Have you ever wondered what a credit union was exactly? You may have seen them around town but weren’t too sure what they were. Credit unions are member-owned, not-for-profit institutions that seek to better the lives of their members by offering products specifically tailored to meet each member’s needs. Credit unions vary in size, but they all have the same mission- to help their members reach their financial goals.
Posted on July 31, 2021Welcome to our new blog, a place to talk about all things financial, including mobile banking. If you completed our recent Mobile Banking Survey, thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We appreciate your thoughtful responses, and boy, did we learn a lot! We heard you, and we’re using the input you shared as a guide as we look for ways to improve your banking experience.