Q: I currently have student loans in deferment from earning a degree in hospitality management. My career goal is to own a mobile food vending company, so I’m putting most of the money I make from eBay and ride-hailing services — around $1,000 a month — aside in savings for that.
Columns & Letters
Q: I want to build an 18-unit apartment complex, but I don’t have enough cash to do it on my own. My net worth is around $400,000, and I have $100,000 I can put toward this project. It is estimated to cost $1.2 million. Would lining up investors, who will take a percentage of the profits, be the same thing as acquiring debt?
To the editor,
The Clean Water Rule (HR 1105) is a measured, reasonable, and lawful application of sound and uncontroverted science to protect our nation’s upstream source waters.
To the editor,
Q: What’s going in at the old Bojangles location?
A: If you haven’t noticed before this week, one of Greer’s favorite fried chicken dealers moved a few blocks down Wade Hampton to a new, larger location.
So what was left at the former site of Bojangles?
Questions and a lot of blue paint.
Q: My wife and I have been helping our adopted daughter financially for some time. She’s 25, has been married for three years, and we don’t see this cycle stopping anytime soon. The worst part is, they will often throw in that our grandchild will go without something unless we help.
Q: Where’s the hot air balloon?
A: That was the question vocalized by many of the attendees at last Thursday’s Moonlight Movies in Greer City Park.
It’s kind of a lofty expectation if you just heard the question, but were not provided with any context.
Q: I got a call from a debt collector regarding $2,000 I owe in medical bills. I’m trying to get my finances in order and pay this off, but I’m afraid they’ll follow through on their threat to garnish my wages. Can you give me some advice?
In July Gov. Henry McMaster acquired the power to fire any or all the Department of Transportation’s commissioners. It was a DOT-reform element in the gas tax bill that was passed this year.
Q: I’m still hearing fireworks in city limits. Is there no law or ordinance against this?
A: Yikes! If fireworks were 50 percent off last week, they’re practically free now.
Last week in the mailbag we tackled the issue of lingering firework noise after the fourth.