Business & Finance

Upcoming Origin SC’s Workshops in September 2019

Begin believing in achieving your goals today. Origin SC offers workshops around the Tri-county area of Charleston. They also offer one-on-one appointments with certified credit advisors. Take a look at Origin’s offerings below to find the next workshop nearest you. You may also meet them by phone or online. Making Ends Meet Learn basic budgeting techniques and…

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The Executive Leadership Council Announces the Appointment of Two Executives to Leadership Positions

The Executive Leadership Council (ELC) announced last week the appointment of two accomplished executives to senior leadership roles. Christopher C. Butts, Ed.D. will serve as Vice President and Chief Learning Officer for The ELC’s Institute for Leadership Development and Research and Teresa Payne-Nunn will serve as Vice President and Chief Membership Officer. Dr. Butts will…

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BCDCOG Receives $1.4 Million in Volkswagen Settlement Funds

The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments (BCDCOG) received nearly $1.4 million from South Carolina’s share of the Volkswagen Settlement Fund July 31 that will be used to purchase two all-electric buses and a pair of charging stations. “This is another win for public transit in the Lowcountry,” said CARTA Board of Directors Chairman Mike Seekings. “Clean energy public…

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Redfin Report: Racial Gaps in Homeownership, Home Equity and Wealth Widened during the Historic Decade-Long Economic Expansion

Homeowners in primarily white neighborhoods gained an average of $70,000 more in home equity than homeowners in primarily black neighborhoods from 2012 to 2018, according to a new report from Redfin, the technology-powered real estate brokerage. In part as a result of the inequality in homeownership and home-equity gains, black Americans have seen their median…

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