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Upstate Outdoors
October 13, 2017 - 10:20 am
Phillip Gentry Now that firearms season for whitetail deer has opened across the Upstate, deer hunters are looking for cooler weather to move in so some serious deer hunting can take place. It’s always good to have an idea before you get into the stand of what you intend to harvest should the...
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Dave Ramsey
October 10, 2017 - 10:53 am
Dear Dave, What is your opinion of buying a vacation home, then renting it out when you’re not there? J.P. Dear J.P., I see nothing wrong with it, as long as you’re buying with cash and you’re also debt-free . A vacation home is a wonderful “extra” as you start building wealth. Remember though, it’...
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Dave Ramsey
October 02, 2017 - 2:18 pm
Dear Dave, What is your opinion on leasing cell phones? Monica Dear Monica, In most cases, leasing something is just another way of financing. I wouldn’t lease anything, apart from a building or office space for a business in the short term. There are almost always hidden conditions and a few “...
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Nuke Bailout
Dave Schwartz, Freedom Action Network
Bob McLain
August 09, 2017 - 2:00 pm
Today I turn my blog post over to my friend Dave Schwartz, head of Freedom Action Network of South Carolina for his Op-Ed on the looming taxpayer disaster that is the Nuclear Reactor bailout. Nuclear bailout – how did this happen? To call our energy situation in South Carolina a mess would be the...
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The Tara Show
July 05, 2017 - 10:28 am
We thought Gov. Henry McMaster was a fiscal conservative. Then surely he'd at least be willing to listen to the case for drilling off the SC coast, which studies have show could generate between 11,000 and 35,000 jobs in the state and nearly a billion a year in additional tax revenue. But a letter...
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The Tara Show
June 28, 2017 - 10:17 am
There is more natural gas and oil off the SC/NC coast than along the rest of the Eastern seaboard combined. This vast wealth could add close to a billion dollars a year to state tax coffers and and creat 11,000 + jobs if pursued. But a few whiny pants politicians on the coast and the media...
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The Tara Show
June 19, 2017 - 10:28 am
Greenville Mayor Knox White has joined the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda, a group of US mayors who say they are committed to carrying out the goals of the Paris Climate agreement. His timing comes as the group sends a letter of rebuke to President Trump for pulling out the the agreement...
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The Tara Show
June 12, 2017 - 3:45 pm
The Greenville County School Board appears to have the votes to pass its second tax increase in just 6 weeks. The first one was for operations. This one will help pay to expand existing school buildings and build new ones to accomodate Greenville's growing student population. More students need...
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The Tara Show
May 03, 2017 - 4:39 pm
Six legislators are meeting to try to cobble together a gas tax bill from two different Senate and House versions. The fear now? That the add in new provisions that decrease oversight and increase their take from your wallet. Click here to see what's at stake: http://www.scpolicycouncil.org/...
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