Q: One of my relatives just graduated from college with $20,000 in student loan debt. Her boyfriend graduated, too, and he has over $100,000 in student loan debt. They want to get married, so she’s looking for a job. He wants to go to graduate school, and take out more loans to remain a full-time student.
Columns & Letters
Q: You’re from Greer? What’s Greer known for?
A: Ok readers, this question was posed by a national media member at Bon Secours Wellness Arena during the NCAA Tournament over the weekend.
During a conversation, it had come up that I (the editor) was from Greer and this sparked some curiosity.
Q: What has been going on with the city trash service? The quality of service seems to have declined.
Get rid of the cards
Q: Is there a solution for parking in downtown Greer?
Q: I know you’re big on bargains and saving money. How do you feel about warehouse clubs, like Costco and Sam’s Club?
Q: Why has only one lane of Highway 14 (Main Street in downtown Greer) been paved?
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. We have a little over $30,000 equity in the place, so would selling the house be a viable option for funding Baby Step 3?
During this week’s edition of The Mailbag, we’ll be the ones asking the question!
The Greer Citizen hosted Greer Middle School student Emily Walker during a job shadowing assignment on Tuesday, and by the end of the day, we wanted to know what it would take for us to be as cool as her.
So we asked…
Q: After listening to your show, I want to try to get control of my finances, but I’m afraid to open up the bills. I make about $60,000 a year, but it’s a real struggle just to keep my head above water financially. My checking account is always overdrawn, and I don’t know where to start in catching up. Can you help?