| Nov 27, 2012
| 11:42 AM
Big box stores draw huge crowds each year on Black Friday.
But, more recently, American Express started the Small Business Saturday initiative, encouraging shoppers to hit their favorite local retailers and put their hard-earned money back into the...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Deb Tillett has been around the world, pursuing a career in technology that started a few decades ago in the suburbs of Baltimore. She learned the ropes of the video game world while working at one of the local companies — MicroProse — that...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 8:30 AM
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced this morning it has ordered three subsidiaries of American Express to refund about $85 million to about a quarter of a million consumers.
According to the agency, an investigation found “that at...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 4:54 PM
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced Monday that it had ordered three subsidiaries of American Express to refund about $85 million to roughly a quarter-million consumers for violating consumer protection laws. In addition, several federal...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 9:12 AM
Verde Pizza Napoletana is a family establishment. But don't let that scare you.
You won't find arcade games, or even crayons, in the Canton eatery, which opened in September in the former Birches space. You will find good Neapolitan pizza, helpful...
| May 13, 2012
Prepaid debit cards are everywhere these days — and so are their fees.
The cards allow you to load cash onto them and are accepted by businesses just like other types of plastic.
But you might have to pay a fee to activate the card, make ATM...
| May 17, 2012
| 2:56 PM
The directors of Baltimore Behavioral Health Inc., a major drug treatment provider in Baltimore, have laid off longtime executive William "Kris" Hathaway, as the once high-flying nonprofit continues to cut costs.
The board of directors had earlier...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:06 AM
Jeff Fitchett believes that a decent steak doesn't have to break the bank. At Poor Boy Steakhouse, he proves it.
Fitchett, working with Kyle Algaze, opened the Severna Park restaurant last fall in the space vacated by the duo's other spot, the...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 5:05 PM
Harford County Sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Joshua John Prevett, 28, of the 100 block of Hawkins Drive, was arrested on a bench warrant Thursday in case in which he was charged with obtaining a prescription by fraud....
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Open a credit card account and you might walk away with more than just plastic.
Banks and their vendors heavily hawk card-related services, such as credit monitoring, that can add up to hundreds of dollars of year in fees.
But often consumers don't...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 9:48 AM
Diane Von Furstenberg's show at Lincoln Center attracted a slew of big names, including Oscar de la Renta, Bravo’s Andy Cohen and fashion maven Sarah Jessica Parker. But Sergey Brin from Google was probably the most interesting.
During the Zang Toi...
| Nov 26, 2010
| 9:49 AM
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