Category Archives: Finance

Keenansuggs | Hub Recognizes Eric Elkins Top Of Table Achievement

[caption id="attachment_9487" align="alignnone" width="1416"] Eric Elkins[/caption] MDRT membership is exclusive to world’s leading financial professionals COLUMBIA, S.C. – KeenanSuggs|HUB International top advisor, Eric Elkins, has qualified for Top of the Table of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT). Elkins has been a consistent Top of the Table qualifier throughout the years with a local market…
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USDA Seeks Grant Applications for Rural Energy from Businesses and Agriculture Producers

COLUMBIA, S.C., Mar 6, 2017 — USDA Rural Development is accepting grant applications from rural businesses interested in energy efficiency upgrades or the installation of renewable energy systems. USDA Rural Development is accepting applications until March 31 for funding through the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). USDA Rural Development seeks to support economic development…
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Clint Hammond Wins Mortgage Professional Of The Year Award For Fourth Straight Year

Mortgage Network’s Columbia, South Carolina branch manager recognized for another excellent year by the Building Industry Association [caption id="attachment_8318" align="alignleft" width="268"] Clint and team members at the REGAL Awards dinner. Pictured from left to right - Katherine Traub, Clint Hammond, Catherine Town and Erin Quinn-Killen.[/caption] DANVERS, MA — March 8, 2017 — Mortgage Network, Inc.,…
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Wallick Investments’ February 2017 performance update

Columbia, SC - Wallick Investments’ Fidelis Composite portfolio, a combination of awardwinning Wallick Investments’ core growth strategy (#4 in the nation for 7-year return) and large-cap value Dividend Focused offering, achieved a Morningstar ranking of 4 stars out of 5 for 5-year performance among over 433 peer managers. Money Manager Review also recognized the Fidelis…
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Start Fresh financial education workshop Feb. 25

Looking for financial assistance, credit recovery, homeownership guidance, and much more; the City of Columbia’s Community Development department presents Recovering from the Holidays: Start Fresh Financial Education Workshop Series. During the workshop series learn the importance of banking, budgeting, and homeownership; also become knowledgeable about recovering and building credit. The workshop series is FREE and…
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First Community Bank welcomes new financial advisers

[caption id="attachment_7451" align="alignleft" width="150"] Brandon Caldwell[/caption] Lexington, SC – First Community Bank is pleased to announce that Craig and Brandon Caldwell have joined its financial planning and investment advisory division, First Community Financial Consultants (FCFC). In their role as financial advisors, they will develop comprehensive financial plans for clients in all the markets the bank…
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Chad Farmer promoted to CEO of Homeowners Mortgage Enterprises

COLUMBIA, S.C. – A 24-year veteran of the mortgage industry, Chad Farmer has been promoted to CEO of Homeowners Mortgage Enterprises Inc., a full-service mortgage company serving 18 states. He replaces Jim MacLeod, who has been with Homeowners Mortgage Enterprises and its parent company CoastalStates Bank for several years. Most recently, Farmer was senior vice…
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S.C. Future Scholar college savings plan earns high marks

COLUMBIA, SC – South Carolina’s Future Scholar Advisor 529 Plan ranked in the top 10 for one-, three-, five- and 10-year investment performance in a recently released nationwide analysis by Savingforcollege.com that identifies the best performing advisor-sold 529 plans. “We are honored that Savingforcollege.com recognized the Future Scholar Advisor Plan as one of the top…
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Jonathan Chandler joins Columbia office of Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group

Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group announces that Jonathan Chandler has joined our Columbia, S.C. location. In his new role, he’ll assist homebuyers in North Carolina and South Carolina, including Columbia, Myrtle Beach, Greenville, Charleston, and the Charlotte area. Chandler has over 18 years of mortgage and finance experience. While he helps all types of homebuyers, he…
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