Business & Finance

A few years ago, a study was released showing that millennials are better educated than their parents but not necessarily so with regard to their financial affairs.  In fact, our next guest is going to share some statistics that may shock you!

Mike Switzer interviews Hunter Walpole an investment advisor with Morris Financial Concepts in Mt. Pleasant, SC.

John Warner

A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina.

Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Concepts to Companies and founder of the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

Erin Hall
Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio

When a nonprofit organization is searching for a new leader, high on the list of qualifications is that person’s ability to engage and partner with the business community.  A skill which next guest says no doubt helped her to attain her new position.

Mike Switzer interviews Erin Hall, CEO of Palmetto Association for Children and Families in Columbia, SC.

Most everyone who lives in South Carolina, and probably most who have visited here, know the popularity of our sweetgrass basket makers.  But, when sweetgrass began to become more scarce, our next guest taught herself how to use bulrush, a darker, more brittle marsh grass to make what she calls her Beaufort Basket which is now on display at premier locations around the country, including the Smithsonian.

Joey von Nessen
Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio

Recent economic reports are showing that our state continues to perform better than the country as a whole, however some of those upbeat economic indicators are also slowing down.  Could the third longest economic recovery in our history be coming to an end?