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If your money matters, you’ve come to the right place.
Business is booming across the Carolinas. Has been for years.

Whether you’re looking for investment property, acquiring a business or buying a home, the Carolinas offer great value for your hard-earned dollars.

In this section, you'll find information on the cost of living, taxes, job availability and entrepreneurial resources. This site grows daily with new information, so check back regularly to learn more about money and business in the Carolinas. Scroll down and learn more! ⏬

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Here’s where you find experienced advice from Carolina insiders on your money and how to keep more of it.  Sure, our taxes – both NC Taxes and SC Taxes – are some of the lowest in the nation, but what about taxes for your piece of earth?  Check out our towns and be pleasantly surprised at what you’ll pay for homes, boats and cars.  NC Property Taxes and SC Property Taxes are listed according to home prices.  Updated every year.  Saves you time and effort and offers a great, fast comparison.  Will you pay more for a great resort community?  Sure.  Is it worth it?  Only you can answer that – but, you won’t know until you check it out.

For a quick overview, our Cost of Living Comparison makes it clear, and our Cost Advantage puts NC and SC in perspective with others.

Perhaps you’re getting ready to retire from corporate America, but you’ve got in mind a little business venture for your golden years.  You may be surprised at the Entrepreneurial Resources provided. Did you know that NC is ranked #2 of all the states as Best State to Do Business?  Or that South Carolina is ranked #1 for Incentives?  In so many ways, the Carolinas are known as great locations for business development large and small.  Get the numbers at Working in the Carolinas.

Your tax bite shouldn’t be the only reason to make a moving decision, but you need to know the numbers to throw them in the mix of lifestyle features, amenities and general happiness.  Lucky for us, it all ranks high on everyone’s radar.  Just think.  You can be playing golf, planning weekend getaways to the mountains and the beach, fly-fishing in crystal blue rivers, and enjoying all the arts and culture you’ve ever wanted.  Let’s get started.