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Beware of Fraudulent Callers Posing as SouthState Bank

How the Scam Works A customer receives a call from a fraudster claiming to be from the South State Bank’s “Fraud Department”. The fraudster “spoofs” the phone number to make it look like it is coming from South State Bank, N.A. Customer Care phone Number, 1-800-277-2175. The purpose for the call is to alert the…

Easy Ways to Check Your Balance

At some point during a busy day, everyone needs a secure, convenient way to check their bank account balance. Below are four easy methods that allow you to keep a close eye on your funds. Keep in mind that the balance you see might not reflect pending transactions or deposits that haven’t yet cleared. 1….

CenterState Contributes $500,000 in COVID-19 Relief to Charities

Atlanta Receives $60,000 in Donations to Assist with Local Pandemic Recovery ATLANTA – December 17, 2020 –  CenterState Bank today announced it has donated $500,000 in COVID-19 relief funds to non-profit agencies across the Southeast. Of those funds, $60,000 will benefit 10 charities located in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area. “CenterState Bank and it’s merger-of-equals…

Cybersecurity Awareness: Steps to Take if You Experience Fraud

DO YOUR PART. #BECYBERSMART Each day, people click or swipe to make an online purchase, register for a webinar, submit a loan application or post on social media. All the while, fraudsters are trying to steal their personal and financial data and use it without their knowledge. So, what should do you if you fall…

CARES Act Summary for Coronavirus Relief

On Friday, the President signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), which was created to provide immediate support to both households and businesses due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its related consequences. The CARES Act appropriates an unprecedented $2 trillion in aid and comes at a time when many…

The Only 3 Things You Need To Focus on For Strategic Planning For Your Business

Strategic planning means a lot of things to a lot of different people. One problem that exists in corporate America is that the act of strategic planning is undefined and so management teams feel that if they can get to an offsite, sit around a table, work on some budget plans and talk about the…

South State Bank and CenterState Bank ranked in top 50 of Forbes’ Best Banks in America list.

COLUMBIA, S.C. and WINTER HAVEN, Florida – Feb. 24, 2020 South State Bank and CenterState Bank jointly announced today that they have been named in the top 50 of Forbes’ 100 Best Banks in America. “We intuitively knew we were putting together two of the country’s best banks with the partnership of South State and…

South State and CenterState to Combine in Merger of Equals to Create Leading Southeast Regional Bank

Company Release – 1/27/2020 7:30 AM ET Combined Company Positioned to be a High Performance Financial Institution with Approximately $34 Billion in Assets Serving 18 High Growth Markets in six Southeastern States Merger Creates the 8th Largest Bank Headquartered in the Southeast Financially Compelling Combination for Both Companies’ Shareholders Combines Two Low-Cost Deposit Bases with…

CenterState Bank Corporation Announces 27.3% Dividend Increase and Approval of New 6.5 Million Share Repurchase Program

Company Release – 1/16/2020 1:04 PM ET WINTER HAVEN, Fla., Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — CenterState Bank Corporation (NASDAQ: CSFL) (the “Company” or “CenterState”) announced today that the Board of Directors of the Company increased its quarterly cash dividend on its common stock from $0.11 per share to $0.14 per share, representing an increase of…

Here is the Data on Customer Problem Resolution

Assume for a second that your company screws up and causes a problem. The customer comes in or calls to complain – Do you apologize? Of course you do – but then what? For the most part, small and mid-sized businesses are fantastic and solving problems and making customers happy. What comes after an apology…

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