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4:43 am on Tuesday October 18, 2011

Bank Locally: Myrtle Beach's small town banks & credit unions

Flickr user Roo Reynolds Since the "big banks" were financially bailed out by our money back in 2009, those same banks have shown record profits and have raised rates. One of the most recent fees, led by Bank of America, is a $5 monthly fee to use...
5:45 am on Monday July 18, 2011

South Carolina to offer new small business loans

Flickr user jferzoco Monetary relief may be coming soon to current and future small business owners in the state of South Carolina.  The State Small Business Credit Initiative is freeing up $18 million dollars of federal money to nudge banks into...
4:00 am on Sunday June 5, 2011

Myrtle Beach bank seized by law enforcement

Todd Ehlers Charleston-based Atlantic Bank & Trust is another failed bank in the wake of the real estate bust. The FDIC took over the Charleston, Myrtle Beach, and Savnnah locations this week. Myrtle Beach branch employees were kept in the...