Tools to the Rescue!

March 24, 2014

The year I got married I moved three times.  Let me tell you, there is nothing like moving to force you to face your pack-rat ways!  When you have to wrap, box, unbox, and unwrap every single item you own multiple times, you quickly begin to long for simplicity, perhaps even a pioneer-day log-cabin one-trunk-holds-all-your-possessions kind of life. 

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Beware of The Parent Trap

January 27, 2014

Throughout my career as a lender I have seen countless young people make the same financial decisions that ultimately lead them into some tough times. If you are just starting out on your own, or know someone who is, do not fall into what I like to call The Parent Trap

As we are raised by our parents, we become accustomed to the lifestyle that they afford us. 

Cell phones. New clothing. Plenty of food. Reliable transportation. Things that are frequently taken for granted.

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A Gift from Us to You

December 12, 2013

A shipment of Spend Wisely stickers arrived just in time for the holiday spending season and we want everyone to have one. These little stickers are FREE but supplies are limited, so be sure to get yours today! You can order online now or stop by any First Southern branch to pick one up.

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Want to be a Millionaire?

September 20, 2013
Want to be a millionaire? Who doesn’t! There was a time in America the aspiration to become a millionaire seemed to be a daunting task. It’s still no easy feat for the majority of American’s, but it is an accomplishment that is being achieved by more and more of our neighbors each year. ... Read More >

30 Years in the Making

August 26, 2013

I guess you could call this a project 30 years in the making. Welcome to the True Balance blog, brought to you by your friends at First Southern National Bank.

You may be thinking… What? A blog? What in the world is True Balance? 

For three decades we’ve opened our bank doors day after day – praying that we would make decisions that would help grow the bank and move us in the right direction. All the while we’ve sought to maintain balance in our own personal and professional lives. 

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