Economic Gateway http://growsd.org GROW South Dakota News RSS Feed Mon, 23 Apr 2018 05:59:39 -0700 en-us NESDEC Board Member Sought http://growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=17007 growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Northeast South Dakota Economic Corporation (NESDEC) dba GROW South Dakota is seeking a board candidate for a Low Income Representative on the Board of Directors. The board member will represent c... An Opportune Time to Improve Financial Literacy http://growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=17017 growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A recent survey by GOBankingRates indicates 57 percent of Americans have less than $1000 in savings. Without an adequate buffer of emergency funds, unexpected expenses like car repairs or doctor&rsquo... Down Payment Funds Deploying Ahead of Schedule http://growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=16819 growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 GROW South Dakota has received $4.1 million in funding to support down payment assistance for families with low to moderate income. In April 2017, GROW SD received funding from Project Reinvest for 20... Bringing Homeowners Warmth, Safety and Savings http://growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=16257 growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Taking steps to weatherize and increase the energy efficiency of a home can result in serious long-term savings. The average American homeowner that makes weatherization upgrades saves $300 per year i... Tax Law Changes Demand Attention http://growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=16095 growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 by Kelly Weaver, Small Business Development Center Regional Director   For most small business owners, changes in the tax law take a back seat to the day to day operations.  Here&rsquo... GROW SD Receives State Farm® Grant to Support Small Business http://growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=16047 growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Northeast South Dakota Economic Corporation (NESDEC) dba GROW South Dakota (GROW SD) recently received a Good Neighbor Citizenship Grant from State Farm for its technical assistance (TA) program f... Aberdeen to Host 2018 SD Women’s Business Conference http://growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=16001 growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 On March 9, 2018, women business leaders from across the state will gather in Aberdeen, South Dakota for The Women’s Business Conference. The one-day will, encourage, inspire and educate female ... Improve the Air Quality in Your Home http://growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=16002 growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 According to the Environmental Protection Agency, indoor air quality is very important. Poor indoor air quality is currently one of the top five leading factors that affect respiratory health in the U... Boosting homeownership rates http://growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=15346 growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 After the housing crash, the U.S. homeownership rate fell to 50-year low. The economy has taken a while to turn around but Census Bureau data indicates homeownership is on the rise. In July of 2017, t... Promoting stable housing http://growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=15345 growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Sun, 23 Apr 8000 15:17:00 -0800 One of the big benefits of owning a home is a stable living environment for children. Studies have shown that safe, secure housing improves children’s well being. If you want to give your fam... Homebuyer 101 http://growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=15344 growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Are you ready to buy your first home? This is a question GROW South Dakota wants to help you answer. Our knowledgeable staff can work with you to assess your finances and determine how much hou... Making home ownership a reality http://growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=15343 growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Sun, 23 Apr 8400 15:15:39 -0800 Experts have long recommend that people have 20 percent to put towards a down payment for a home purchase. But for countless families, saving up that much money while paying 30 percent or more of thei... NESDEC Provides Financing to Dakota Provisions http://growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=15437 growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 NESDEC Provides Financing to Dakota Provisions The Northeast South Dakota Economic Corporation (NESDEC), dba GROW South Dakota, recently received a $780,800 Community Economic Development gra... Homeless Count to be held January 23, 2018 http://growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=15438 growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Homeless Count to be held January 23, 2018 Every year, the South Dakota Housing Development Authority conducts a one-day count of homeless persons in the state. The count is mandated by HUD. Again ... An ally for first time homebuyers http://growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=15342 growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Buying a home is a complicated endeavor. The paperwork and legalese involved are daunting, especially for first time homebuyers. Fortunately, South Dakota residents have an ally in the home buy... Homebuyer Coaching is a Success http://growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=15490 growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Homebuyer Coaching is a Success GROW SD received grants from the Citi Foundation and State Farm to support programs to help prepare people to buy homes through coaching efforts that helped hundreds... Amplify your savings http://growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=14977 growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Saving money isn’t easy. In a recent survey, 62 percent of Americans reported they had less than $1,000 in their savings accounts. Twenty-one percent didn’t even have a savings account. ... SDHDA Awards $9 Million for Affordable Housing in South Dakota http://growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=15221 growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Sun, 23 Apr 4000 15:13:58 -0800 South Dakotans’ will be seeing additional housing development and preservation across the state. South Dakota Housing Development Authority’s (SDHDA) Board of Commissioners approved the aw... Helping you save for homeownership http://growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=14976 growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Sun, 23 Apr 4000 15:13:58 -0800 “There is something permanent, and something extremely profound, in owning a home.” ~Kenny Guinn Buying a house is life changing. It brings a sense of accomplishment – of settling... Act now to breathe easy later http://growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=14975 growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 October is National Indoor Air Quality Month. It’s a great way to raise awareness, because even though we spend 80 percent of our time in indoor environments, most people don’t stop to thi... Buying a home makes financial sense http://growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=14577 growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Sun, 23 Apr 4400 15:12:37 -0800 There are many benefits to owning a home. One of the biggest is financial: homeowners build wealth over time in a way that renters do not. The more mortgage payments you make, the more equity you buil... Rental Property Repairs Available http://growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=15043 growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Sun, 23 Apr 4400 15:12:37 -0800 Whether it is for a new roof or a new bathroom, landlords looking to improve their properties have a great opportunity. Rental property owners can receive up to $15,000 in matching funds to renovate t... Triple your savings http://growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=14574 growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Many Americans pay more than the recommended 30 percent of their income towards renting a home or apartment each month. This makes saving up for a down payment to purchase a home difficult. If you&... A home for the holidays http://growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=14576 growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Do you have a house on your holiday wish list? Consider working with GROW South Dakota to make that dream a reality. The end of the year can be a good time to buy. There are often fewer homes on th... A day for giving back http://growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events/?item=14575 growsd.org/growsd/news-&-events Sun, 23 Apr 0000 15:10:56 -0800 The day after Thanksgiving, millions of Americans head to the stores seeking Black Friday holiday bargains. On Cyber Monday, there are internet shopping deals to be had. Following the excitement of...