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Friday Jan 20 | via FITSNews
Jaws across the Palmetto State dropped this week when S.C. governor Nikki Haley - who is on the verge of becoming the next American ambassador to the United Nations - revealed just how messy her personal finances are. Haley had to disclose certain personal financial data in connection with her looming appointment to the cabinet of U.S. president-elect Donald Trump - and to say her declaration was embarrassing would be an understatement. Comment?
Jul 19, 2016 | via Free Times
The City of Columbia is throwing its support behind a program that will make more than $4 million available to help Midlands residents make down payments on buying homes. Wells Fargo is committing $4.1 million toward down payment assistance in Richland and Lexington counties. Comment?
Jul 13, 2016 | via Business Wire
Eligible homebuyers can make an appointment now to apply for a matching down payment assistance grant up to $7,500 on July 29-30 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center )--Wells Fargo & Company , NeighborWorksA America and its network member Origin today announced the NeighborhoodLIFT A program with a $4.1 million commitment by Wells Fargo to help boost homeownership in Richland and Lexington counties. "Making homeownership more affordable will help hard-working families and individuals achieve sustainable homeownership, which will strengthen our neighborhoods," said Mayor Steve Benjamin. Comment?
Jun 20, 2016 | via WIS-TV Columbia
During a public input session Monday night, the meeting started with opposition against a proposed two-percent tax in West Columbia on all prepared food and drinks from the city's restaurants, bars, delis, and convenience stores. "I'm against the hospitality tax increase," said West Columbia taxpayer Jay Littlejohn. Comment?
Jun 14, 2016 | via Lexington County Chronicle
There is good news for Cayce and West Columbia home sellers. A recent study ranked both among the easiest places in South Carolina to sell. Comment?
Jan 18, 2017 | via NewsOK.com
Mortgage rates made small moves this morning, with 30-year fixed and 5/1 ARM rates ticking up a hair, and 15-year fixed rates holding steady for the third day in a row, according to a NerdWallet survey of mortgage rates published by national lenders on Wednesday. Two of the nation's largest mortgage originators stand accused of discriminatory lending practices by the U.S. government. Comment?
Dec 23, 2016 | via American Thinker
It is widely believed that slavery in 19th-century America was the exclusive province of whites. However, as historian Larry Kroger reveals in Black Slaveowners , free black people in the United States owned slaves, fought for their right to do so and had little sympathy for abolition. Comment?
Dec 21, 2016 | via Philly.com
Sometimes debt can help you get ahead, such as when you take out a loan to pay for college or start a business. Other times, debt can hold you back from reaching goals. Comment?
Dec 20, 2016 | via The Daily Caller
Amy Dillon, a Marine Corps veteran, thought she lost everything when Hurricane Matthew nearly destroyed her home in October, but now her gun club buddies are helping her raise money to rebuild by putting their shared passion to good cause. She was not home when the storm passed over South Carolina, but returned to find a disaster; not only was the house itself badly damaged, but so were most of her belongings. Comment?
Dec 5, 2016 | via The Day
To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: In this Aug. 25, 2016, file photo, former Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson speaks before Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's arrival at a campaign rally in Manchester, N.H. President-elect Donald Trump chose Carson to become secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Trump's decision, announced early Monday, Dec. 5, by his transition office at Trump Tower in New York, comes as the real estate mogul continues a series of interviews, meetings with aides and other sessions aimed at forming his administration. Comment?
6 min ago | via Sunday Herald
THE UK's biggest banks will reveal annual results next week amid fears of more job losses and as the sector continues to pay for past scandals. Aside from the beleaguered Royal Bank of Scotland , all of the main lenders are expected to show solid profits, with surging stock markets helping those with investment banking operations. Comment?
13 min ago | via Stuff.co.nz
"Given that at the time interest rate increases were on the horizon, being new buyers we wanted to get settled in before exploring other options." It seems others have the same idea. Comment?
31 min ago | via South China Morning Post
The budget is expected to outline relief measures to help boost the economy, improve livelihoods and benefit different commercial sectors through the likes of one-off cash handouts and waivers for small and medium-sized enterprises. Cheung hopes the government can provide more resources to schools for staffing so teachers have more time to attend to their students' well-being, as well as be more effective in "screening" for students who have mental issues. Comment?
38 min ago | via Boston.com
In a divided Washington, where few issues generate bipartisan support, relief from financial regulations for smaller banks seems to be a singular exception. As President Trump, Republican members of Congress, and bank lobbyists look to overhaul banking rules put in place after the 2008 financial crisis, some regulatory advocates agree that targeted changes for smaller institutions are needed. Comment?
42 min ago | via The Indian Express
A Bombay High Court judge has sought directions from the Chief Justice regarding initiating suo motu action against a defendant for criminal contempt of court. Justice S J Kathawalla, who was hearing a civil suit, held that the defendant in the case has "cheated and defrauded individuals as well as court of law." Comment?
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