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SouthEast Bank Blogs and Resources

Here you will find blogs and articles to help you through every step of your financial journey. From teaching kids about money to banking security, our Learning Center is your source for financial answers and guidance.

How Old Do You Have to Be to Open a Bank Account?

Having your own bank account is a great way to keep your money safe, but if you’ve never opened one before, you might be wondering where to start, especially if you are a minor. 
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SouthEast Bank | August 9, 2022


What is the Tennessee HOPE Scholarship?

For many Tennessee students, the HOPE Scholarship helps make college more affordable by using proceeds from the state lottery to fund post-secondary education. The HOPE Scholarship is available to Tennessee students who complete the FAFSA and meet these academic requirements.  Read More.

SouthEast Bank | July 14, 2022

Money Management

The Lost Art of How to Read a Check

Once one of the most popular forms of payment, checks have now fallen to the wayside as credit cards and digital payments have overtaken them. Read More.

SouthEast Bank | June 27, 2022

Small Business

What to Know About Applying for Small Business Loans in Tennessee

Starting a small business in Tennessee is no small feat; there’s a lot of planning that goes into it before you can open your doors or online store. You have to decide on your name, product, target audience, and more. Read More.

SouthEast Bank | June 27, 2022

Money Management

Can You Build Credit with A Debit Card?

Debit cards cannot help you build credit. Debit and credit cards may seem interchangeable, and to some extent, they can be in their purchasing use, but only one of them helps you build credit: your credit card.  Read More.

SouthEast Bank | June 24, 2022