McGuire Group hosting Veteran, Civilian Career Fair

The McGuire Group, LLC is hosting a veteran and civilian career fair on Thursday, October 6, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Comfort Inn Hotel & Conference Center located at 4500 Crain Hwy in Bowie, Maryland.

Maria Harris Tildon appointed to BGE Board of Directors

BGE has announced that Maria Harris Tildon has joined the company’s board of directors. Tildon is the senior vice president for public policy and community affairs for CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (“CareFirst”), the largest healthcare insurer in the Mid-Atlantic.

We must close the payday loan debt trap once and for all!

Between the unemployment rate report that was released in early September, and the Census report on income and poverty that was released on September 13, President Obama and his team got great news about the economic status of the average ...

This YouTube star makes $1,800 a month reviewing fast food

Sitting in his parent's living room in suburban New York, Youtube food reviewer "ReportOFTheWeek" skeptically eyes his newest subject: Burger King's Cheetos Chicken Fries.

Consumer financial agency wins court case against Cashcall

The fight for fair lending got a big boost on August 31 when a federal court rejected a payday loan collector’s attempt to evade consumer laws. The decision against CashCall, a California-based online payday and installment lender, upheld the Consumer ...

The iPhone 7 hits stores -- but some models are already sold out

Apple fans are finally laying their hands on the brand new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

Apple's iOS 10 update is causing major headphones for some users

Apple users who were quick to download its latest iOS 10 software on Tuesday were subject to a major bug that left devices temporarily useless.

The middle class gets a big raise ... finally!

After years of watching their incomes go nowhere, America's middle class finally got a big raise last year.

Low income Americans cross digital divide with Comcast’s Internet Essentials program

According to a five-year progress report the company released recently, Comcast’s acclaimed Internet Essentials program has helped connect 750,000 families or three million low-income Americans, to low-cost, high-speed Internet service at home.

Black unemployment rate falls in August

The unemployment rate for black workers improved from 8.4 percent in July to 8.1 percent in August, according to the latest jobs report from the Labor Department. Even though the black jobless rate has decreased more than one percentage point ...

Apple unveils iPhone 7 and new Watch

The iPhone 7 has arrived.

Black unemployment rate falls to 8.1 percent in august

The unemployment rate for Black workers improved from 8.4 percent in July to 8.1 percent in August, according to the latest jobs report from the Labor Department. Even though the Black jobless rate has decreased more than a percentage point ...

Local Mary Kay entrepreneur is first black woman to be top Independent Sales Director

What started as a small goal to make $200 extra dollars a month turned into a record-setting accomplishment and extraordinary success story for Mary Kay Independent Elite Executive National Sales Director Gloria Mayfield Banks.

Verizon is once again the best performing mobile carrier

With its "Better Matters" campaign, Verizon likes to brag it's the best. Now, a new report suggests those claims are mostly true.

Phishing scheme targeting tax professionals with phony software updates

The federal Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is asking tax preparers to be on the lookout for emails that purport to contain important software updates, but actually install malicious spyware on their computers.