Homeowners’ And Renters’ Tax Credit Applications Due in Two Weeks

The Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) is urging Marylanders to consider whether they may be eligible to receive a homeowners’ or renters’ property tax credit and to submit an annual application before the September 4, 2018 deadline.

Paying By Card? You Might Not Need To Sign

Signing for your credit or debit card purchases is going the way of the dinosaurs, due to advances in card technology. Merchants are no longer required by the card networks (Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover) to confirm purchases by ...

Three Steps Can Help You Prepare When Retirement Is Just Around The Corner

If looking ahead to retirement makes you a little nervous, you’re not alone. Nearly half of Americans (46 percent) who haven’t reached retirement predict that they won’t be financially comfortable once they get there, according to a Gallup survey.

Monument City Brewing Company To Host Benevolent Baskets Fundraiser

Everyone is invited to the so-called “Dog Days of Summer” event at Monument City Brewing Company to help an important nonprofit whose work over the past decade has helped women throughout the Baltimore area get back on their feet.

Is Your Business Prepared And Protected For Hurricane Season?

“A remarkable number of business owners will spend a lot of time preparing their homes, but very little time preparing their businesses,” Strauss said. “Once a storm is on the radar, there is barely time to prepare your home, let ...

T. Rowe Price Grant Spurs BCCC Engagement Plan For West Baltimore

The T. Rowe Price Foundation has awarded a grant to the Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) to connect students in West Baltimore to jobs, community resources and success in higher education.

Startup Nest Founder Offers Advice To Aspiring Entrepreneurs

“Keep going because there’s never been a better time to be an entrepreneur of color, especially for women,” said Kyle O’Connor, the entrepreneur behind The Startup Nest, which in 2016 opened a 25,000-square-foot incubator in historic Pigtown in South Baltimore.

Amazon To Help Hundreds Of Entrepreneurs Start Businesses Delivering Packages

Company continues its long-time commitment to supporting small businesses with an innovative new offering that helps individuals build their own delivery companies

Real Estate Insiders Work To Educate Potential Home Buyers During National Homeownership Month

If you’ve been thinking about buying a home, there might be no better time than June, which is annually recognized by such organizations as the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) ...

Maryland Donors Reminded To Beware Of Charity Scams In Wake Of Ellicott City Floods

For those that do choose to make a donation to support those in the impacted areas, the Secretary of State John C. Wobensmith and Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh advise consumers to be vigilant to donate wisely.

The Free Market Is Curing Blindness

The FDA recently approved a revolutionary drug that could restore sight to 2,000 nearly-blind Americans.

Five ways to plan your summer vacation without wrecking your finances

It won’t be long until summer, and many people are looking forward eagerly to that annual summer vacation.

NACA Baltimore office helps residents with mortgage loans, homeowner services

The Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America (NACA) kicked off an “Achieve the Dream” tour at the Radisson Hotel Downtown Inner Harbor— a one-stop mortgage operation with workshops, one-on-one counseling and underwriters for prospective homeowners from the Baltimore and Washington region ...

Prepare to Prosper

If you’re ready to financially prosper, join us for a multi-part financial series, Prepare To Prosper. In each article, we’ll discuss different ways to help increase your personal wealth including tips on saving, investing and credit along with guidance on ...

Entrepreneur Travels Around the World to Research New Book

Local entrepreneur Robert L. Wallace is on a voyage that will take him by boat to about 35 countries and 100 ports to complete research for his new book, “Global Entrepreneurship.”