Category Archives: Finance

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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Heyward Cathcart of Columbia Honored by Guild Mortgage

Named to Exclusive President’s Club, with $32 Million in Loans in 2016 Columbia, SC [June 08, 2017] – Guild Mortgage Co., one of the fastest-growing independent mortgage banking companies in the country, has named Heyward Cathcart of Columbia  to its exclusive President’s Club, placing him in the top 9.7% of all Guild loan officers. Cathcart;NMLS…
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South Carolina Earns Financial Reporting Award for 29th Consecutive Year

Columbia, S.C. – For the 29th consecutive year, S.C. Controller Richard Eckstrom’s office has received a prestigious national award for the high quality of the financial information it prepares. The accolade, a “Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting,” confers special recognition on the state’s 2016 comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). Eckstrom’s office produces…
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