Biz Bits

...Staging Profes sional designation from the Home Staging Institute. JAMES LEIBACHAward/honor: Named a Certified Financial Planner professional.Details: He works in the Augusta office of Raymond James & Associates Inc. KENT GUIONAward/honor...

Source of Yu funds remain a mystery

...listed at no more than $250,000."I don't really consider that a lot of assets," said Kent Balch, a veteran financial planner with First Fidelity Financial Group. "His ace in the hole could be that building. If he could sell it at any given...

Attention on Graham, state officers in SC primary

...have hammered away at Graham, saying he's not conservative enough. That didn't matter to Ben Lister, 48, a financial planner from Green ville who voted for the senator."I know that some people are saying he should be more conservative...

College graduations have changed

...was a fairly recent college grad. I had a $10,000 student loan and payments were $63.50 per month," said financial planner Judy McNary in Broomfield, Colo. Rent on her apartment was $600, "so that loan payment was about 10 percent...

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Savannah River Banking Co. completes merger with Columbia bank

...and both are experiencing nice momentum in business growth," said First Community President and CEO Mike Crapps.Crapps said it is likely there will be hiring in Augusta to have additional mortgage orginators and financial planners.

Credit card companies offer free credit scores

...lenders are expected to sign up."I think it's fantastic," said Ted Sarenski, a certified public accountant and financial planner at Blue Ocean Strategic Capital. "People should be watching that score and asking how they could improve it...

Nikki Haley says South Carolina will be supportive of Boeing

...something sacred by rejecting the Boeing proposal. We've held on to our pensions and that's big. At a time when financial planners are talking about a 'retirement crisis' in America, we have preserved a tool that will help our members retire...

Tips for tackling financial fright

...make sure to review it annually. Consider hiring a financial planner to assist. The Certified Financial Board of Standards...www.Letsmakeaplan.org/working-with-a-financial-planner/what-to-ask.6. Coping with financial stress...

Atlanta mayor seeks 2nd term in Tuesday's election

...wants to reduce the budget for the mayor's office by 20 percent, according to his Web site. Duke is a certified financial planner who is calling for the city to keep the Georgia Dome and not tear it down to build a new Falcons stadium, according...