Greer’s Citizens Building and Loan (CBL) recently made changes to its executive team.
Q: Our family has an account at a movie rental store. I rented a movie the other day, and forgot to take it back on time. The late fees add up to $20. I’m in college and have a part-time job, so my parents think I should pay the late fees. They started the account, so shouldn’t they have to pay the fees?
Q: If a credit card company has charged off a debt, can they still sell that debt to someone else who can come after it? I’m currently receiving calls about a debt that’s more than 20 years old. Do you have any suggestions?
One of the world’s largest suppliers of polyester film is expanding its existing operations in Greer.
Mitsubishi Polyester Film recently announced it is investing $100 million in the expansion of its Greer facility.
Draexlmaier will invest $35 million through 2016 for upgrades to its Duncan facility.
The investment will include the addition of a 184,000-squar-foot production and logistics building, as well as upgrades to the plant infrastructure and equipment. The expansion alone is expected to create 94 new jobs.
Q: I recently tried to cancel a credit card, and the customer service representative told me that doing this would cancel out my entire 14-year credit history. Is this true?
Earnest Suber, left, of Greer won a John Deere riding lawn mower from Quality Foods of Greer. Above, Suber thanks Quality Foods manager Junior Holder.
Q: I started my own small bakery from home two years ago, providing wedding and specialty cakes. I just found out I’m pregnant, and while my husband and I are really excited about the baby, we’re worried about how we’ll handle things after the baby is here. We both work long hours, but we don’t make a lot of money.
A liquid packaging company is establishing its first United States location in Greer.
Aran Packaging is investing $5.2 million in a local facility, creating an expected 63 new jobs over the next five years.
Established in 1983 in Israel, Aran Packaging has grown significantly since its inception.
Q: I live in Pennsylvania, and I’m accepting a new job out of state. My wife and I will be in this new area for at least two years, and we’re not sure if we should rent or buy a house.