Q: My wife and I have $72,000 in debt from student loans and a car loan. We’re trying to pay off our debt using the debt snowball system, and we each make about $45,000 a year. She’s a teacher, and she’s planning on going back to school for her master’s degree, but she’s thinking about quitting her job to do this.
Columns & Letters
Q: Do people really win the direct mail contests that include a car key and a scratch off?
Q: I’m a senior in high school here in Arkansas, and I think I want to study business in college. I’ve gotten an unusual offer from a small, out-of-state school. It revolves around a $3,000 student loan program, where the loan converts to a scholarship if I maintain a grade point average of 3.3 or higher.
Q: As a resident of Greer, I find myself often wondering what has been approved or applied for to be built within Greer city limits. Having called and inquired at City Hall, I find there is little info available. Any chance information from city and building council agendas and meeting minutes could be published?
Q: I recently got a new job that requires monthly expenses of almost $5,000 that are reimbursed. I can’t swing that kind of money right now, and my company told me to get a credit card to cover things. I’m trying to get out of debt, and I don’t like this idea. What should I do?
Q: How is the city planning to use the more than $3 million it received with the sale of the old Allen Bennett property?
Q: What is your opinion of businesses that no longer accept cash?
Q: Why did schools close this week?
Each October, many state agencies – including public colleges and universities – are required to submit their financial statements for the previous fiscal year to the South Carolina Comptroller.
It’s our first paper of the year, and although this section is usually reserved for questions from the readers, we have one we’d like to ask.
Who should be our 2017 Citizen of the Year?
The award is given each year to a person displaying extraordinary character and consistent community involvement.