Greer-based CBL State Savings Bank will open a loan office in Landrum on Oct. 1, according to President and CEO Jennifer T. Jones.
The Greer area saw plenty of changes in the business community in 2017. Longtime fixtures such as Greer BBQ closed up shop, but new boutiques and small businesses continued to pop up along the way. Here are a few highlights from the year that was.
Casey Group Real Estate cut the ribbon on a new Greer location last week.
The business, which is located at 550 Memorial Drive Ext, celebrated the occasion with the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, receiving its first official dollar of profit.
With its two year anniversary approaching in June, downtown retailer Palmetto Twist has installed a new Give Back program.
Independently owned and operated, Palmetto Twist is an apparel and gift boutique specializing in monograms and personalization through embroidery, vinyl decals, heat transfer, screen printing and more.
Q: My wife and I are both 25 years old, and we’re working on Baby Steps 4, 5 and 6. I have a 401(k) through my employer, and she has a pension. Currently, we’re falling short of the 15 percent of income you advise putting toward retirement. Should we get IRAs, or start stocking money away in her pension?
ALDI will be investing $1.6 billion in its grocery stores, with an extensive plan to remodel and expand more than 1,300 United States locations by 2020, according to officials.
Q: My husband and I have four kids, and I make $50,000 a year. He runs a small business that has been floundering for a while now, so we’re basically living off my income. Part of that income is going into the business. Plus, we don’t have much in savings, and we’re behind on our house payments. Do you have any advice?
Chris and Michelle White opened a new business in downtown Lyman last fall in hopes of establishing a local real estate company.
A few months into the new venture, The Partners Real Estate Group, located at 40 Groce Road, will be holding a first-time homebuyers Feb. 25 event, the first of several events to come throughout the year.
Q: My friend and I are roommates, and we’ve always had an agreement that we split each of the bills fifty-fifty. We both work and have decent jobs, but for the last couple of months she’s been really late in paying her half of the bills. She says she’s broke. I don’t want to be mean, but how can I approach her about this situation?