Q: We’re debt-free including our home. My husband is a man of faith, but a bit of a dreamer. He has written several inspirational books that haven’t sold, but he feels this and public speaking are his calling. He wants us to sell the house, and live on the proceeds for a year, while he pursues this dream.
Q: I’ve been in my current job for five years. I’ve also had a second job for three of those years, but now I’d like to make a change. Do you have any advice on how to convince a potential employer that I’m a good hire, even though I had a couple of jobs in the past that I quit after a month or two?
Q: I recently applied for life insurance for the first time with a child rider. The insurance company denied my request for the rider portion because my son has hemophilia. Do you have any suggestions or advice?
Sharonview Federal Credit Union opened its new Greer location over the weekend.
The business had previously been located on Hood Road, but can now be found at 1324 W. Wade Hampton Boulevard.
The Greer Board of Architectural Review (BAR) approved structural and architectural changes to property located at 201 Trade St. this week, but the topic raised issues of communication.
The Citizens Building & Loan Charitable Foundation recently donated $10,000 to the Greer Christian Learning Center (GCLC).
According to Pierce Williams, GCLC treasurer, the funds will be used towards the completion of the Greer Christian Learning Center’s new building located across from Blue Ridge Middle School.
Q: My wife and I go to a small church where we tithe. The church is continually asking for contributions to other charities and causes, and we don’t have the money to give to them all while we’re sticking to our budget and getting out of debt. The worst part is that we get pretty aggressive pushback when we say no.
Q: I just became debt-free, and I live in an apartment. I’m also 28 and single, and I make about $75,000 a year. Do you think I should get a mortgage and go back into debt, or save up and pay cash for a house?