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Hair catastrophe leads to successful business

For some women, having a bad hair day can lead to many other problems.

Howard students will get paid to graduate on time

Howard University is going to pay its students to graduate in four years.

SECU offering annual scholarships to Maryland State Employees again

SECU, Maryland’s largest financial cooperative— will once again offer scholarships to Maryland state employees and their immediate family members who will attend college, graduate school, or trade school in the fall of 2015.

Are you ready for Tax Season?

Keep in mind that this 2014 tax year is the first year in which a penalty will be enforced for not having health insurance during any part of the tax year.

Tenacity, determination keys to success for health entrepreneur

Success wasn’t simply handed to Jackie Bailey. Like most women entrepreneurs who also happen to be African-American, Bailey had to endure a few doors shutting in her face, overcome higher hurdles than most and display the kind of tenacity that ...

Best cities for black entrepreneurs

Georgia's got a lock on black-owned businesses, according to a new report from NerdWallet.

Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs Competition to award tech entrepreneurs

Comcast Business announced that for the second consecutive year the company is seeking out the nation’s most innovative startup companies and entrepreneurs to compete in the Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs competition.

Odds of winning the Powerball jackpot: One in 175,000,000

Before you start thinking about what you'd do with $485 million, let's get serious: You're not going to win.

Financial shackles still in place

As the annual, month-long Black History observance begins, now is a good time to reflect on the journey that previous generations of blacks have taken in the quest for total freedom and equality. From 1865’s Emancipation Proclamation, to 1954’s U.S. ...

Residents urged to ‘Shop Maryland Energy’ Star products

Comptroller Peter Franchot urges Marylanders to take advantage of Shop Maryland Energy, a tax-free weekend for select Energy Star products beginning at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, February 14, and ending at 11:59 p.m. Monday, February 16, 2015.

Renters’ tax credits for eligible Marylanders

Most Maryland residents know they are entitled to a tax credit for owning their own home. However, did you know qualified renters in Maryland can also take advantage of available tax credits?

App helps consumers choose health insurance

A team of young entrepreneurs is offering a different approach to the insurance and health care market place from what they said is a completely different perspective.

Many spouses are cheating - financially

If you're keeping financial secrets from your spouse, you're not alone.

Changes in your life may mean changes in your insurance needs

Major purchases and lifestyle changes, such as marriage, divorce or retirement, can have a profound effect on your insurance needs, so reviewing your coverage annually is always a good idea, according to Patrick Bain, president of Long & Foster Insurance.

Tax ID thefts highlight major scam

One of the most pervasive scams related to identity theft is an ongoing telephone scam where taxpayers receive calls from scammers who purport to be tax agents from the IRS.