7 Ways to Prepare for Hurricane Season

With hurricane season fast approaching, United Southern Bank  is encouraging customers to adequately prepare for the season by assessing their home’s risk and developing emergency plans to protect against a potential storm.

“Hurricane preparation can greatly reduce the aftershock of natural disasters,” said Lynne Winker, VP & Marketing Office. United Southern Bank has taken preventive measures to ensure that we are prepared and that our customers’ funds remain protected and accessible during hazardous weather conditions.”

 United Southern Bank  has developed effective disaster recovery procedures to enhance the safety of our customers and operation during weather emergencies, including be prepared for off-site data processing, preparing emergency branch operations kits, testing our emergency communications system.

To make sure your house is equally protected, we offer the following tips:  

The FEMA website,, also offers tips on preparing for an emergency, including: a free app that is available for download through your smart phone and an emergency financial first aid kit to help keep your finances well-organized during a potential storm. For more resources, visit the FEMA site:

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Use CardValetR within your mobile app to block use of your card, set purchasing limits and spending parameters.

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