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.

Baltimore Nonprofit Announces $1K ‘Black Futures’ Micro-Grant

With a motto of “Building Black Futures Together,” CLLCTIVLY.org, a community-based organization in Baltimore, is spearheading an effort to show the tremendous effect black lives are having throughout the city.

BGE Reminds Customers About Important Energy Assistance Programs

BGE reminds customers of important energy assistance available to help meet their energy needs. With many Marylanders impacted by the ongoing federal government shutdown, BGE is taking steps to expand awareness of the programs in place to help customers through ...

Golden Rules For Holiday Shopping

If you bought the gifts in the holiday classic, “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” it would cost a record $39,094.93, according to the 35th annual PNC Christmas Price Index.

Anne Arundel County Department Of Social Services Seeking Donors For 38th Annual Holiday Sharing Program

The Department is currently matching donors and families/seniors for Christmas. To request a paper donor application by mail, or for other questions or concerns, email holidaysharing.aacodss@maryland.gov, or call 410-269-4462.