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  • Study: Baltimore-area residents could save a lot more than they do

    Study: Baltimore-area residents could save a lot more than they do
    A typical Baltimore-area resident is in the best position to save money compared with people living in other big metro areas, but many aren't taking advantage of that opportunity, according to an analysis by Interest.com. The site, owned by Bankrate...
  • Millennial Media revenue surges, but shares fall on shaky outlook

    Millennial Media revenue surges, but shares fall on shaky outlook
    Millennial Media lost $3.8 million despite a surge to $96.7 million in revenue in the fourth quarter of 2013, with both results beating analysts' expectations, but shares fell in after-hours trading on shaky expectations going forward. The Baltimore...
  • Deadline looms to enroll in health insurance

    Deadline looms to enroll in health insurance
    Edward Brown heard a radio ad recently and realized the clock was ticking: If he wanted health insurance, the Baltimore truck driver needed to find time to sign up before the end of March. He found his way to the downtown offices of HealthCare Access...
  • Small banks, credit unions try to lure customers with rewards program

    Small banks, credit unions try to lure customers with rewards program
    Most checking accounts pay little or no interest, and fewer and fewer are free. But at Patapsco Bank in Dundalk, checking customers can earn about 2 percent a year in a free account or choose cash back or even iTunes rewards. And members of Money One...
  • Bankrate ranks cheapest, most expensive states to own a car

    Bankrate ranks cheapest, most expensive states to own a car
    Operating a car or truck is less expensive in Maryland than in more than half the states. This is refreshing news, given that Maryland often comes out being on the pricey end of surveys because of our taxes. According to Bankrate.com, Maryland comes...
  • Bankrate.com says Baltimore has lowest ATM fees

    Bankrate.com says Baltimore has lowest ATM fees
    According to a Bankrate.com survey of 25 large U.S. markets, we in Baltimore enjoy the lowest ATM fees. The survey found that our average ATM fee is $3.59. (This is an average of the combined fees from the ATM operator and the customer's own bank or...
  • Some college degrees offer better value than others

    Some college degrees offer better value than others
    “Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys,”  or so the 1970s country song advised. But today, the recommendation could be not to let your children grow up to journalists, marriage therapists or vets. Strictly speaking finances,...
  • Bankrate: Baltimore has some of the lowest ATM fees

    Bankrate.com’s annual checking account survey has some bad news for consumers: Free checking continues to disappear. Three years ago, 76 percent of non-interest checking accounts were free of charge. Now, only 39 percent are free. It gets worse....
  • Bankrate: Payroll tax increase hits middle-income households hardest

    Nearly half — 48 percent — of American workers haven’t noticed that more money is being taken out of their paychecks for the payroll tax that funds Social Security, according to a survey released today by Bankrate.com. In the previous...
  • Interest rates on consumer loans have fallen recently

    The silver lining in all this economic upheaval lately: low interest rates on consumer borrowing. Mortgage rates are at or near record lows, causing a jump in refinancing. Credit cards rates remain largely flat. And new car loans have been inching...
  • Prepaid card market heats up — and the fees are plentiful

    Prepaid card market heats up — and the fees are plentiful
    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...
  • Debit card fees are last straw for some consumers

    Debit card fees are last straw for some consumers
    Apparently, consumers have a breaking point — a $5 monthly debit-card fee. Since news broke late last month that Bank of America planned to introduce such a fee next year, the uproar hasn't abated. Legislation was introduced in Congress to make it...