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Saturday, June 15, 2019

SBA ranks Appalachian Development Corp. No. 1 for dollars loaned

When Connally Bradley left a community development corporation in Columbia in June 2017 to become executive director of Greenville-based Appalachian Development Corp., he and...

TD Bank’s community involvement leaves its legacy on the Upstate

TD Bank’s community involvement has left its mark on the Upstate since it came to the region in 2011. Its overall corporate giving in...

The art of the deal: How Serendipity Labs came to be

Abandoned brownfield to create upscale workforce By Julie Franklin Did you know that the term "serendipity," meaning the occurrence of events by chance in a beneficial...

Five tips to stay safe while online shopping

By Michelle Seaver If you’re like most people these days, you will do at least some of your holiday shopping on the Internet. Nearly $1...

Southern First Bank reports 35 percent earnings increase for third quarter

The Grenville-based bank continues to generate record earnings.

Winter Is Coming…Are You Prepared?

By Brian Boughner Ned Stark definitely knew something when he declared, “Winter Is Coming.”   Is the same true today with our economy and markets? Is winter...

Spartanburg-based Carolina Alliance Bank announces merger with Park National Corp.

The merger, which is subject to regulatory approvals, is expected to close in the first half of 2019.

Lynn Harton, United Community Banks’ new CEO, looks beyond the numbers

Lynn Harton, the new chief executive officer at United Community Bank Inc., has always been a rolling stone — until UCB.

South State Bank plans for continued success upon president and CEO’s...

John Windley, a banking veteran of 43 years, has announced his retirement as president and CEO of South State Bank after serving 12 years in...

Bitcoin crypto: Should you invest?

By Brian Boughner “Should I own a cryptocurrency?” is by far one of the questions I’m asked most these days. Go to any party or...

What you need to know about credit scores, credit reports

By Robert DeHollander As consumers and business owners, we know that having a good credit score is important. Your credit score plays a major role...

Greenwood-based Countybank acquires B.A. Bennett Insurance

A year after opening branch offices in Greer and Anderson, Greenwood-based Countybank is once again expanding its footprint in the Upstate market.

Capital Bank names new market president for Upstate

Kin Britton, who joined the bank’s Spartanburg office in 2010, will be responsible for all lines of business including private client, commercial, and small business banking.

Equity and debt capital: The 2 basic sources of capital for...

A common challenge many business owners and entrepreneurs face is raising capital to support an expanding enterprise or selling a portion of their ownership interest to diversify their net worth.

The American idea of financial success: How much is enough?

I recently came across a study that caught my attention. A national bank conducted a survey in which they asked Americans about their finances.

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