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  • Guidewell Financial opens agency office in Orlando, Fla.

    Guidewell Financial opens agency office in Orlando, Fla.

    Guidewell Financial Solutions, a housing and credit counseling agency based in Catonsville, will open a fifth location nationwide in Orlando, Fla. The nonprofit already has locations in Maryland, Delaware and California, where it opened in Los Angeles last fall. Tee new Florida office will financial...

  • Earnings dip at T. Rowe Price after tax law-related charge

    Earnings dip at T. Rowe Price after tax law-related charge

    T. Rowe Price Group saw its earnings slip in the fourth quarter as a result of a $71.1 million charge related to the tax law passed by Congress in December. The Baltimore-based investment management firm otherwise would have seen a gain, since its revenue surged 17.6 percent to nearly $1.3 billion...

  • Assembly leaders want Maryland to protect consumers if U.S. backs down

    Assembly leaders want Maryland to protect consumers if U.S. backs down

    General Assembly leaders are backing an effort to provide $1 million to bolster state enforcement of consumer protections against financial fraud in case the Trump administration scales back those efforts. State Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, House Speaker Michael E. Busch and other lawmakers...

  • CASH Campaign kicks off free tax preparation service for Baltimore region

    CASH Campaign kicks off free tax preparation service for Baltimore region

    The nonprofit CASH Campaign of Maryland kicked off its free tax preparation services for low- to moderate-income Marylanders on Friday. The financial literacy organization will offer services at 13 sites throughout Baltimore and one each in Catonsville and Towson, where volunteers certified by...

  • Tax season confusion: What you need to know before you file this year

    Tax season confusion: What you need to know before you file this year

    Confused about how the new tax law will affect you? You’re not alone. With the ink barely dry on a new tax law, uncertainty abounds on what moves to make or even what to ask a tax preparer. So what do you need to know before you collect that box of receipts and make the trip to see your accountant?...

How to buy investment property

There are a lot of pluses to owning rental real estate: diversifying from the usual investments of stocks and bonds; offering an alternative stream of income; and creating a potentially scalable business. But there are challenges, too — it requires capital, a time commitment and dealing with tenants....

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