Marylanders reminded to ‘Act Now, Pay Now’ during Tax Amnesty

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot reminds delinquent taxpayers that they have until October 30, 2015 to take advantage of Maryland's “Act Now, Pay Now” amnesty period.

‘Maryland Grand Slam in Baltimore City’ launched at Camden Yards

Lt. Governor Boyd K. Rutherford was joined by Baltimore City Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake at the launch of the “Maryland Grand Slam in Baltimore City,” a $3 million program to build stronger communities in Baltimore through homeownership at Oriole Park at ...

Battle Stage Plays launches kickstarter campaign

Baltimore-based production company Battle Stage Plays officially launched its Kickstarter Campaign on September 1, 2015.

As Labor Day approaches businesses push for minimum wage hike

Hundreds of businesses and organizations— including many in Baltimore— are signing the online petition, “Business for a Fair Minimum Wage statement” and actively pushing for increases locally and nationally.

Business group gearing up to drive business to black car dealers

According to IHS, an international industry data company, Black Americans spent an estimated $8.4 billion on cars in just the first four months of 2015. In the coming year, the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. (USBC) is determined to direct that ...

How to get the best deal on your iPhone trade-in

The new iPhone is just around the corner, and it's time to get serious about trading in your old smartphone.

5 Simple things you can do to advance your career

Complacency in the workforce should be avoided at all costs.

Comptroller Peter Franchot encourages enrollment in College Savings Plans of Maryland

Comptroller Peter Franchot joined the College Savings Plans of Maryland on a visit to the Annapolis Regional Library to stress the significant financial benefits and tax advantages of utilizing college savings accounts.

Things to consider when buying a franchise

Before one makes the “jump” to buy a franchise, you should consider the following:

Return to reasonable lending opens door to homeownership

Home-buying season is heating up. Homes sold faster in April than at any point in almost the last two years, according to data released by the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Existing-home sales are on pace to top five million ...

Robert Johnson: Playing by his own rules

Robert L. Johnson has proven to be one of America’s premiere innovators and with his RLJ Companies empire and other ventures; Johnson’s legacy could ultimately be defined by what he’s accomplished to level the playing field for African-Americans and other ...

5 steps to choose the perfect business partner

Thinking about going into business with someone you really, really like (or maybe even love)? Don't.

Black designer lights up GM

If you’re driving down a highway, street or tunnel anywhere in North America and you see the shimmering new headlights on the latest Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC or Buick approaching you, there’s a good chance you’re seeing the work of Martin ...

China's stock market crash...in 2 minutes

China's stock markets are suffering from massive volatility and investors are running scared. If you're just catching up to it, here's what you need to know.

Car Review: 2015 Hyundai Genesis AWD 3.8

From the moment we got in the 2015 Hyundai Genesis, our thought was Hyundai has found how to bake in that intangible that says luxury. It wasn’t in the sedan’s equipment or the engine; it was the ambience or the ...