Debt settlement programs are misleading

You’ve probably heard the advertisements on urban radio urging consumers with at least $10,000 in debt to call a number right away for a financial rescue. Promising to end debt troubles by getting creditors to somehow accept less money than ...

Indie Soul Entrepreneur of the Week: Ebony Kenney

This week’s Indie Soul Entrepreneur of the Week Ebony Kenney is holding it down with her graphics and design business Ripe Fruit Creative. She recently opened GreenLeaf Teahouse cafe located at 1905 St. Paul Street in Station North.

Hobby Lobby ruling won't actually impact small biz

For the vast majority of small business owners, the hotly debated Hobby Lobby ruling will have no direct impact.

Beyonce: Forbes' most powerful celebrity

Beyonce isn't just one of the world's most influential people. She's also the world's most powerful celebrity, according to Forbes magazine.

In sickness and in health, wedding insurance available

With the average wedding cost now reaching almost $30,000, many brides and grooms are searching not only for the perfect place for their nuptials, but also for protection should anything go wrong.

Indie Soul Entrepreneur of the Week: Fanon Hill

This week’s entrepreneur of the week is community activist Fanon Hill.

Is your car ready for Maryland’s hot weather

The heat is on and most of Maryland is facing the year’s first potential for a string of days with temperatures exceeding 90 degrees, which coincides with the first day of the summer solstice on Saturday, June 21.

Black women are taking care of business

Instead of breaking the glass ceiling, Black women have increasingly started making their own. According to the Center for American Progress, an independent, nonpartisan progressive institute, Black women are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the country.

Time to end predatory career college loans

Are you tired of complaining to family and friends about things you feel powerless to change?

Maryland launches federal tax credit for new homebuyers

Eligible homebuyers can claim a federal income tax credit of up to $2,000 for the life of their mortgage under a new program unveiled by Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Secretary Raymond A. Skinner.

Entrepreneurs: What are your financial statements telling you?

Join Entrepreneur's Exchange as we offer "What Are You Financial Statements Telling You?"

Baltimore-based confectionary company cooking up sweet success

Daycare provider Natasha Wainwright, owner of Progress Place Learning Center (PPLC) in Northeast Baltimore held a small bake sale to help her young students raise money and to learn about business.

Grads with more debt are less happy

Student loan debt isn't just hurting college grads financially, it's also having a negative impact on their overall well-being.

Indie Soul Entrepreneur: Betty Fenner-Davis

The world of fashion is bigger than ever before. Our entrepreneur of the week is someone who has been in the fashion and glamour business for over 30 years and has worked in movies, stage and music: Betty Fenner-Davis. She ...

Do you have abandoned funds at the Maryland State Retirement and Pension System?

The Maryland State Retirement Agency is attempting to find nearly 26,000 former public employees who didn’t work long enough to vest for a state pension benefit and return the contributions they made to the system to them. The retirement agency ...