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 ...

Four tips for starting your own home-based business

Dreaming of launching a business from your home? You’ll join an ever-growing number of entrepreneurs, according to a broad new report based on 6,000 surveys.

How your IRA can become your tax nightmare

Uncle Sam wants you! That is, he wants you to spend your Individual Retirement Account in a manner that he finds appropriate, says independent retirement advisor Gary Marriage, Jr.

Stay-at-home moms are on the rise

Staying at home with children is on the rise again in the U.S., but this isn't the story of a great cultural shift. More often, it's an economic necessity.

How to engineer your financial future in 2014

Financial resolutions can be the most difficult to keep. They can include minute detail, number crunching, plenty of files and discipline that can affect a person’s entire lifestyle, says veteran investment advisor Paul Taylor, a member of the National Ethics ...

Baltimore couple’s business expands to Target stores

Pierre and Jamyla Bennu have reached one of their primary business targets.

Big Data is secretly scoring you

You likely know about your credit score -- that key measure that influences everything from your monthly car payment to your ability to buy a home. But there are dozens of other consumer scores that are impacting your daily life ...

Teen to government: Change your typeface, save millions

An e. You can write it with one fluid swoop of a pen or one tap of the keyboard. The most commonly used letter in the English dictionary. Simple, right?