It’s another Thursday morning at JG Bail Bonds & Notary when a client walks through the door, setting off an ear piercing beeping noise heard throughout the office. The young man appears both overwhelmed and discouraged, as thoughts of his now-jeopardized future seem to be racing through his mind.
Q: My wife and I are debt-free except for our house, and she would like for us to go ahead and start a family. I make good money, but I’d still like to wait a little longer and add some extra to our emergency fund before taking that step. Who do you think is right in this situation?
Greer Bancshares Incorporated, the parent company of Greer State Bank, reported a first quarter net income of $1,153,000 or $0.46 per diluted common share, an 80 percent increase over the prior year first quarter net income of $641,000 or $0.26 per diluted common share.
Q: I noticed that your Baby Steps list puts saving for retirement before saving for your kid’s college fund. Sending your kids to college would come first on the timeline, so what is your reasoning behind this?
Q: Would it be a good idea to open CD accounts for my two small children?
Q: I want to roll over a 401(k), and my bank is encouraging me to roll it over to fixed annuities. Is this a good investment?
A new holistic medical facility opened its doors in Greer last week and , to commemorate the occasion for GreenHouse Center, located at 1015 W. Poinsett St., a ribbon cutting was held on Thursday.
Residents of Greenville County will soon have a new source for financial products and services.
CommunityWorks Federal Credit Union, the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) will soon host its grand opening. This will be the first credit union NCUA has chartered in South Carolina in fifteen years.
Q: My husband and I are debt-free, and we have several hundred thousand dollars in savings. We pay for our children and grandchildren to visit during Christmas each year, but my mother thinks this is foolish spending. What do you think?