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More Than Wedding Bells And Babies, Baltimoreans See Homeownership As Sign Of Success

Americans as a whole and Baltimoreans in particular equate homeownership with being a “successful adult,” above getting married or having children, and are willing to do what it takes to make their homeownership goals a reality, according to a new ...

Governor's Office On Community Initiatives Receives $50,000 Grant To Preserve, Protect African American Artifacts Inside State’s Banneker-Douglass Museum

The Governor’s Office on Community Initiatives received a $50,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to “strengthen African American history and culture” inside the state’s Banneker-Douglass Museum. This grant supports the capacity-building of African American museums ...

Ready To Retire?

Those early days of retirement can be exciting as you are finally rewarded with a little rest and relaxation after all those years of toil. However, it can be a bit unsettling as well when the regular paychecks you counted ...

Bank Of America Launches $5 Billion Home Loan Assistance Program

Bank of America has committed to remove the barrier of saving up for a down payment towards home ownership with the announcement of a new $5 billion affordable homeownership initiative for low-to-moderate-income and multicultural homebuyers across the country. The new ...

Student Debt Repayment Plan Initiative Launched

Governor Larry Hogan announced the launch of SmartWork, an important component of the administration's overall college affordability and student debt relief package. The governor introduced SmartWork in 2018 as part of a comprehensive series of initiatives to make a college ...

Access To Capital Event Provides Valuable Resources For Small Businesses

The Baltimore Times and Times Community Services hosted “Access to Capital 2019 Small Business Forum” at The Impact Hub Baltimore on Saturday, June 15, 2019. Pictured are the four winners of the Small Business Micro-grants which were offered to help ...

Morehouse Commencement Speaker Pays Off Student Debt From Class Of 2019

The commencement was delivered by Robert F. Smith, chairman, and CEO of Vista Equity Partners. As Chairman Smith was wrapping up his remarks, he delivered a line that sent every student and their loved ones into a frenzy. “My family ...

UMBC Among Honorees Recognized For Financial Literacy Education

The University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) received the Outstanding Organization Award from the nonprofit CASH Campaign of Maryland, Maryland Council on Economic Education and the Maryland State Department of Education during the sixth annual Financial Education and Capability Awards ...

14th Annual Money Power Day Set For Saturday, March 30

The 14th annual Money Power Day, the region’s biggest free financial fitness fair for the whole family, will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at the Poly-Western High School Campus.

Meet The CNN Business Risk Takers of 2019

CNN Business scoured the business landscape and selected leaders taking the biggest, boldest risks.

Community Agencies Partner To Provide Services For Families In Perkins Community

The Perkins Housing Community is targeted for major renovations, which could impact residents over the next several years. According to the Baltimore City Housing Authority's website, the complex will undergo major renovations which could possibly temporarily displace some of its ...

Baltimore City Awaits Vote On Statewide Minimum Wage Bill

State legislators in Annapolis are expected to vote on a proposal to gradually increase Maryland’s state-wide minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2023 on Thursday, February 21, 2019. The bill has 77 co-sponsors, and comes after years of campaigning ...

Local Entrepreneur Makes Hair Care History In Airport, Creates Franchise Opportunities

After working as a registered nurse for 13 years but feeling unfulfilled, the domestic violence survivor left the nursing profession to pursue her dream of opening a hair salon and developing hair care products. Back in 2003, even though Tawiah ...

Local Tech Industry Leaders Assemble To Discuss The Future Of Baltimore City

“The Future Of Charm City” was a night of networking, collaboration and discussion with telecommunications giant AT&T and local tech hub Betamore that involved a panel of tech pioneers, creative entrepreneurs, community leaders and business executives who came together to ...

Don’t Let Predatory Tax Loans Take Your Refunds

Everyone who works for a living should be entitled not only to a paycheck but 100 percent of their tax refunds.

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