There was a slowdown in the growth of annual revenue collections for state government’s fiscal year that ended June 30, 2016, according to State Controller Richard Eckstrom. While annual revenues grew by 4.3 percent for the fiscal year, it was significantly less than the 7.3 percent rate of growth experienced a year earlier.
Q: I’m a recently retired widow, and my husband always took care of most of our finances. We never had any debt, but after starting to learn a little bit about how money works, I’m worried that there may be too much of it invested in CDs (certificates of deposit).
Firehouse Subs is inviting guests nationwide to help their local first responders beat the heat in exchange for a sub with the fifth annual H2O for Heroes bottled water collection drive.
Q: My wife and I are on Baby Step 3 of your plan, and we’re about halfway to building our fully funded emergency fund. We don’t like our current home very much, and we’d like to sell and move as soon as possible.
Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) is nearing the end of a $125 million terminal renovation, the most substantial in the airport’s history.
Greer Bancshares Incorporated, parent company of Greer State Bank, recently reported net income attributable to common shareholders of $684,000 or $0.27 per diluted common share for the quarter, which ended June 30. That number is compared to net income of $661,000 or $0.27 per diluted common share for the first quarter of 2016.
Downtown Greer recently welcomed a new business, and it’s one that may already be familiar to Greenville customers.
The Greer Station Depot Home Furnishings Marketplace opened at 209F Depot Street in June, offering vintage furniture and refinishing services.
Q: Our daughter is a special needs child, who doctors say will live about half as long as the average adult. There’s also a good chance she will be under our care her entire life.
The City of Wellford is looking to open the door for commercial businesses.
At a special called meeting last week, Wellford City Council approved the first reading of Ordinance No. 2016-0707 to Rezone Properties Located on Greenville Highway From I-1 Light Industry to C-1 Transitional Commercial.
Q: We’re working the debt snowball, and together my husband and I make $93,000 a year. The amounts of our remaining three debts are so close we wonder if we should take interest rates into account. Two are student loans for $2,970 and $6,700, while the other is credit card debt in the amount of $4,750.