Q: My wife and I have gone from having almost nothing to making about $90,000 in the last few years. The problem is that I can’t get her interested in saving money. What’s worse, her father is the preacher at our church and he has convinced her that he knows the Lord is coming back in our lifetime.
Q: I live in Los Angeles, and my daughter makes $3,000 to $5,000 a month modeling. I don’t want her to become spoiled by this job and the income, and I need advice on what to do with the money. Should it be put aside for a car, and do you think she should have to pay for something like that herself?
Greer is growing and business has never been more alive in the community. Throughout 2014, we’ve had a chance to see new start-ups, say goodbye to familiar faces and witness big brands come to town. The following is a look back at the year that was in the business community.
Q: I have a friend who is experiencing financial problems. She is between real jobs at the moment and only bringing in about $600 a month. But even when she’s working regularly, she doesn’t budget or manage her money wisely, and she’s always looking for more money.
Q: I gave my wife $350 for Christmas shopping at Wal-Mart. While she was there with our 6-year-old daughter, she cashed her bonus check to put with the Christmas money. When she tried to check out, the money was gone. My wife even asked our daughter if she took the money out of mommy’s purse, and she said no.
A new flight school recently opened at the Downtown Greenville Airport, led by Chief Flight Instructor Cyndy Hollman.
The BMW Group recently announced it would be making several key management changes.
In a release, the company stated Harald Krüger would become chairman of the Board of Management effective in May of 2015.
Q: My brother and I recently received an inheritance after our mom died. He’s never been very good with money, so I was proud of him when he used his portion to pay off his debts. But then he went out and financed a van that I know he still can’t afford.
Q: My wife and I are still paying off debt, so we didn’t budget anything for Christmas. How much do you think we should spend on close friends and family members?
Founders Federal Credit Union distributed a $5.7 Million Loyalty Dividend to its members on Monday. The Loyalty Dividend posted to approximately 93,000 qualified member accounts, based on their relationship with the credit union. Founders paid out more than $45 million in bonus dividends since 1992.