Category Archives: Finance

SCDOR encourages taxpayers to file online

  Income Tax season opens on January 29. COLUMBIA, S.C. – Consistent with dates set by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) begins accepting Individual Income Tax returns on Monday, January 29, 2018. Returns are due Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Important information for this year’s filing season is included below. Additional information…
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Movement Mortgage hires Stephen Polacek as Chief Credit Officer

FORT MILL, S.C., Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Movement Mortgage, a top 10 national purchase mortgage lender, has hired former KPMG executive Stephen Polacek as its chief credit officer. Polacek joins Movement to lead the financial services firm's credit risk management strategy and operations. Polacek has three decades of experience in credit, risk management, regulatory compliance…
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The Durant, Schraibman & Lindsay, LLC CPA Firm merged into The Hobbs Group

The Durant, Schraibman & Lindsay, LLC CPA Firm has merged its professional practice into The Hobbs Group, PA effective January 1, 2018. The combined Firm will have 35 staff providing attestation, tax and consulting services. The combined Firm's main office will be located at the existing offices of the Hobbs Group, PA, 1704 Laurel Street,…
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Attorney General Alan Wilson Announces Top Investor Threats

Promissory Notes, Real Estate Investments and Ponzi Schemes Top the List (COLUMBIA, S.C.) – The Office of the South Carolina Attorney General today released its annual list of top investor threats and reminded South Carolinians to use caution when approached with any unsolicited investment opportunities. “All investments involve a degree of risk. Investors can help…
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Scott and Company Announces New CPA Designation

Columbia, SC – Scott and Company LLC is pleased to announce that Elizabeth L. Dinndorf has received her Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license in South Carolina. “We are all proud of Elizabeth for this accomplishment,” said Don Mobley, CPA, Managing Member. “She has only been with us a short time and has already proven that…
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Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor F. Russell Purdy IV Earns Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) Designation

[caption id="attachment_12537" align="alignleft" width="214"] Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor F. Russell Purdy IV Earns Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) Designation[/caption] Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor F. Russell Purdy IV Earns Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) Designation Columbia, S.C. – Merrill Lynch today announced that Russ Purdy of Merrill Lynch’s Columbia office has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) designation…
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Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor Michael Phemister Velasco Earns Certified Private Wealth AdvisorSM Certification

[caption id="attachment_11780" align="alignleft" width="300"] Michael Phemister Velasco[/caption] Columbia, S.C. – Merrill Lynch today announced that Michael Phemister Velasco, financial advisor of Merrill Lynch’s Columbia office, recently earned the Certified Private Wealth AdvisorSM (CPWA®) certification awarded by the Investment Management Consultants Association. This specialized education credential is awarded to individuals who are trained to work with…
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Murphy Business & Financial Corporation LLC Welcomes West Columbia Office

Nation’s Premier Business Brokerage Firm to Meet Demand in Lexington and Richland County and Beyond COLUMBIA, S.C. – Murphy Business & Financial Corporation LLC, North America’s leading, full-service business brokerage firm with more than 180 offices in the United States and Canada, recently announced the opening of an office serving Columbia, Columbia and surrounding communities…
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Senior Public Finance and Securities Attorney Bill Musser Joins Pope Flynn

Columbia, South Carolina – August 15, 2017 Bill Musser, a senior public finance, securities and corporate attorney with more than thirty years of experience in complex financing transactions, has joined Pope Flynn, a South Carolina-based law firm concentrating in public finance, governmental law, and procurement and construction. Before joining Pope Flynn, Musser was a partner with…
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Resource Financial launches online customer services

Resource Financial Services, an independently owned full-service mortgage company serving the southeast, is pleased to announce the launch of Resource RPM (Rapid Process Mortgage), its secure cloud-based technology that enables customers to complete their mortgage experience online. Resource’s RPM technology allows customers to complete a paperless loan application, upload their required documents and complete the…
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