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Impacting Local Economies with Performing Arts

June 19, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Nate Terracio

Nate Terracio Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio Most business owners will tell you that a vibrant arts community equals a vibrant economy. Just over a year ago, our next guest took over management of one of our capital city’s oldest performing arts venues that is...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

June 17, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
John Warner

John Warner For a weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina, Mike Switzer talks with John Warner, co-founder of Accessible Diagnostics and the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

Preparing College Students for Entrepreneurship

June 14, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Entrepreneurship is more popular than ever with today’s college students which is why our next guest says that it’s also more important than ever to make sure these students are prepared for the ups and downs of the entrepreneurial journey. Mike Switzer interviews Gail...

Amazon Delivery Entrepreneurs Busy in SC

June 13, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Trevor Wright

About a year ago, you may remember hearing that Amazon was offering would-be entrepreneurs the chance to start their own Amazon delivery business with custom Amazon-logoed vans for as little as $10,000. I’m sure you’ve probably seen some of those vans. I have and it seems...

Living, Working, and Playing in Greenville, SC

June 12, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Our state’s major metropolitan areas continue to see a lot of new construction activity. One example that came to our attention recently is a new mixed use development in downtown Greenville. Mike Switzer interviews Erik Weir, a partner and founder of WCM Global Wealth in...

Creating a Solid Financial Plan

June 11, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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In today’s age of widespread and available information, our next guest says he continues to be amazed at the misconceptions and mistakes he uncovers regarding a financial plan. Mike Switzer interviews Wes Johnson, a certified financial planner with ACT Advisors in...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

June 10, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
John Warner

A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner, co-founder of Accessible Diagnostics and the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

SC Continues to Attract New Business

June 5, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Aaron Erickson

Up until last year, our next guest’s advanced manufacturing company has relied on existing space to expand operations at its six facilities nationwide. That is until they discovered Blythewood, South Carolina, where they recently completed construction of a new, 140,000...

Suffering from the Retirement Blues?

June 4, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Retirement is one of biggest, if not the biggest, financial goals for most Americans. It is generally a highly anticipated event, promoted by TV commercials showing silver haired retirees enjoying safaris in Africa, dancing on beautiful beaches or playing in parks with...

Charleston Museum Receives Upgrade

May 31, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Any municipal official or small business owner will tell you that having an attraction, such as a good museum, can make a significant impact upon their local economy. Which is probably why our next guest’s institution has been successful in raising money for renovations,...

S.C. Economy Surviving Economic Challenges

May 30, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Joey Von Nessen

So far in 2019, our state’s economy has survived recent interest rate increases, tariff increases, an extremely tight labor market with no seriously visible negative effects. How lucky will we continue to be? Mike Switzer interviews Joey Von Nessen, with the Division of...

Celebrating 100 Years of German-American Relationships

May 29, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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In case you weren’t aware, 100 years ago this year, the United States military established its first presence in Germany. That was, of course, as a result of World War I. Then World War II came along and we have never left. But since then, our two countries and our state...

Discussing Death and Taxes With Your Family

May 27, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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It’s been said that nothing is certain but death and taxes, and not many topics make for worse conversation starters at the holiday table, but our next guest says it makes a lot of sense to have these difficult conversations with your family sooner rather than later. Mike...

Business Lending Resources Expand in S.C.

May 24, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Anna Lewin

Our next guest’s nonprofit organization got their start in community development through working to provide affordable housing financing in the Lowcountry, but we’ve discovered recently that they now serve the entire state and also include small business lending. Mike...

Science and Math High School Celebrates 30 Years

May 23, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Hector Flores

The importance of having a strong education in science, technology, engineering, and math (known collectively as STEM) is universally accepted these days and as a result, has made its way into a position of prominence in the curriculum of many of our state’s high schools...

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