| Sep 9, 2012
About a dozen years ago, the Internet bubble had burst and many workers were forced to postpone retirement because their 401(k)s were wiped out by the bear market. Today, we're living through the aftermath of another bubble collapse and workers again...
| May 4, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Wells Fargo borrowers potentially eligible for mortgage rate reductions under the national settlement with big banks are being notified this month, Maryland's attorney general said Friday.
The lender is mailing out rate-reduction offers in waves, meaning...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:04 AM
We continue with the story of the Aberdeen Room Archives and Museum's 25 years:
The nine years at the 58 N. Parke St. location were very rewarding ones. The volunteers received more and more donations of historical items, and conducted more and more...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 2:26 PM
A 41-year-old Washington woman was sentenced Thursday to three years in federal prison for her role in conspiring to steal $1.4 million from the Housing Authority of Baltimore City, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Maryland announced.
In imposing his...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Dunbar Armored has been in the armored-car business for nearly 90 years. But the Hunt Valley-based company now is branching into a new way to protect banks' and businesses' money and valuables: cybersecurity.
The company is launching a subsidiary, Dunbar...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:04 PM
I noticed a moving truck outside the old St. Alphonsus parochial school in the west side of downtown Baltimore on Saratoga Street. Someone was moving into an apartment in this Victorian building, once home to a school that made a a valiant attempt to...
| Sep 8, 2012
Marian Caldwell has it all. Kind of. At 36, she's the executive producer of a scripted TV show. She's dating the handsome CEO of her network. And she has an apartment on Manhattan's Upper East Side.
But Marian also has problems. Among them: The girl...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 5:52 PM
New details about planned redevelopment of the Rotunda have emerged, including a possibly quicker timetable for moving a new grocery store into the struggling mall in Roland Park.
"One of the (grocery retail) groups we're working with has expressed a...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 2:52 PM
You're likely part of the largest financial scandal in the world today if you have an adjustable-rate mortgage or a private student loan.
Or live in Baltimore.
The city is suing more than a dozen major banks, claiming the institutions conspired to...
| Jul 11, 2012
Just when you thought Wall Street couldn't sink any lower -- when its excesses are still causing hardship to millions of Americans and its myriad abuses of public trust have already spread a miasma of cynicism over the entire economic system -- an even...
| May 21, 2012
| 3:24 PM
Maryland small businesses gripe that they can't get loans from banks. Lenders complain of a dearth of borrowers.
Is there any way to get these two together?
The state is going to try, under legislation expected to be signed into law today. Maryland will...
| May 18, 2012
| 4:26 PM
— A high-profile meeting of world leaders at Camp David drew only sparse protests Friday despite extensive security preparations by local officials.
Frederick County closed public schools Friday and police said they felt obligated to "prepare for...