SC lawmakers debate how to best use tax windfall

...windfall in tax collections, giving legislators an additional $300 million in discretionary spending.The Board of Economic Advisors voted unanimously to recognize a total of $415 million in revenues that were higher than previously expected. The additional...

S.C. Senate takes up road funding bill at last

...million to spend after state economic advisers meet Friday. The state's tax collections are higher than the Board of Economic Advisors' earlier predictions.The House's budget-writing committee has called a meeting Monday to discuss how to spend whatever...

NY jury convicts former SAC Capital Advisors portfolio manager of insider trading charges

NEW YORK - A former SAC Capital Advisors portfolio manager was convicted Thursday of helping the company owned by billionaire Steven A. Cohen earn more than a quarter-billion...

High-end housing ducks Columbia County moratorium

...that would fall within its limitations," Strickland said of high-end housing recommendations.He said the Development Advisor Board is moving fast to allow high-density housing applications again and will consider seven amendments to residential zoning...

Biz Bits

...Named listing agent of the month of March for Century 21 Larry Miller Realty, as well as top overall agent of the month WOODY MERRYAward/honor: Named a qualifying member of the Million Dollar Round TableDetails: He is with AXA Advisors.

South Carolina Senate makes little progress on 3rd day of budget talks

...increase," Bright said.Exactly how much additional revenue the state has should become clearer when the Board of Economic Advisors meets May 21.Some Republicans aren't happy with a bill on the Senate floor that would generate $800 million more dollars...

Nasdaq trades above dot-com record as US stocks advance; GM falls on weak earnings

...psychological barrier, but in the end, it's just a number," said Scott Wren, the senior global equity strategist at Wells Fargo Advisors.The Nasdaq's advance was part of a broader move higher by the stock market Thursday. The Dow Jones industrial average...

Tips for parents considering helping their child buy a home

...for a loan they want to know how much money you have," said Erika Safran, a certified financial planner with Safran Wealth Advisors in New York. "If you're receiving gift, that person is going to have to write a letter saying that they don't expect...

Financial security for older Americans is an increasingly crucial issue

...responsibility a financial advisor or broker has for clients...regulations require financial advisors meet a "suitability...it would require the advisor to recommend a product...conflict between the advisor's and the client's...financially from brokers and advisors who put their own interest...

Luvenia H Jackson

...active member of Ward Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, serving as; Superintendent of the Sunday School, Youth Advisor, Church Secretary, President of the Senior Choir. In 1968, after her husband retired from the United States Army, she...