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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


5 Personal Finance Books for College Students

Whether you’re in college, getting ready for college, or you’ve just graduated, personal finance may feel like a complete mystery. Fortunately, this time in your life is the perfect opportunity to master some of the money moves you’re just beginning to practice. Read More.

SouthEast Bank | October 4, 2021


A College Student’s Guide to Saving Money

If you’re a college student feeling the pressure of midterms, you may not have much time to work and make extra cash for yourself. Even so, tuition and rent are still due each month, and if you’ve taken out student loans, you likely know the importance of setting aside some money in savings. Read More.

SouthEast Bank | October 19, 2021


Smart Money Moves to Make in College

College is an exciting time – but it can also be an expensive one if you haven’t yet mastered basic financial management skills. Read More.

SouthEast Bank | August 11, 2021


9 Ways to Take Control of Your College Budget

Before you head off to college in the fall, taking the time to evaluate your finances and create a budget can help keep your bank account in good shape. Here are some basic steps to help college students get started on budgeting their money. Read More.

SouthEast Bank | June 27, 2021


5 Things To Teach Your High School Student Before College

As your child prepares to leave for college, you’re likely worried about them. From living away from home for the first time to juggling classes, college poses unique challenges.  Read More.

Kat Tretina | May 21, 2021


5 Money Hacks Every College Student Should Know

College is expensive, and saving money is something most college students jump at the opportunity to do. Whether you’re a current student, a future college student or the parent of a college student, here are a few money hacks that may help.  Read More.

SouthEast Bank | May 14, 2021


7 Tips for Recent Graduates That You Didn’t Learn in Class

Graduation season is here once again, and as you step forth into uncertain times, there are many principles that still stand – like focusing on a successful financial future. SouthEast Bank salutes your efforts over the last four years. Read More.

SouthEast Bank | May 21, 2020


What is FAFSA? And Why You Should Care

What does FAFSA stand for? FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. You must submit the FAFSA to apply for federal and state financial aid to see you through college, and it must be submitted every year that you want financial assistance. Read More.

SouthEast Bank | August 2, 2019