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  • Underwater on the mortgage, stationed away from home

    Underwater on the mortgage, stationed away from home
    Air Force Maj. Justice Sakyi's change-of-station orders to Germany came with a built-in dilemma: what to do about his family's home in Maryland. He and his wife, Olivia, bought the single-family house in Bowie in early 2006, near the height of the...
  • Small investors worry about debt-ceiling impasse

    Small investors worry about debt-ceiling impasse
    While politicians in Washington refuse to compromise on raising the debt ceiling, small investors are worrying about what a stalemate might mean to their life savings. Financial planners say they are having discussions regularly with clients about the...
  • William F. Weinstein, psychology professor, dies

    William F. Weinstein, psychology professor, dies
    William F. Weinstein, a retired psychology professor who was on the faculty of Catonsville Community College for more than three decades, died Sunday of heart and kidney disease at Transitions Health Care in Sykesville. He was 75. William Frederick...
  • Debt limit debate: Here's why it matters

    Debt limit debate: Here's why it matters
    There is a grave and gathering threat to the nation. It is not some shadowy foreign terrorist group or a runaway asteroid that threatens to destroy us. Unlike the plots of summer blockbusters, we are not menaced by evil wizards, mutants or rising armies...
  • Some taxpayers will be getting their refunds on a prepaid card

    Some taxpayers will be getting their refunds on a prepaid card
    Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons is hawking a prepaid card. Reality TV star Kim Kardashian briefly offered a prepaid card before it was pulled off the market. Then earlier this month, the Treasury Department announced that it would allow some taxpayers to...
  • 50 years ago: School board buys Shucks Corner property for Harford Junior College

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, May 17, 1962: The board of education announced that it was purchasing Prospect Hill Farm at Shuck's Corner as a new site for Harford Junior College. The purchase price for the 204-acre farm was $204,...
  • Obama pressures GOP on debt at College Park appearance

    Obama pressures GOP on debt at College Park appearance
    After weeks of negotiating behind the scenes, President Barack Obama came to the University of Maryland on Friday in an effort to convince the public that lawmakers could find compromise in their talks over raising nation's $14.3 trillion debt ceiling....
  • Treasury moves away from paper to electronic savings bonds

    Treasury moves away from paper to electronic savings bonds
    The move by the federal government to end the sale of paper savings bonds at banks and credit unions next year is bad news for savers in more ways than one. The amount of savings bonds consumers can buy each year will be significantly reduced. And even...
  • Federal workers fret over debt talks

    Federal workers fret over debt talks
    As the president and the speaker of the House intensified their debate over raising the nation's $14.3 trillion debt ceiling Monday night, the real world impact was reflected among Maryland federal workers like Jacqueline Hamilton. After 44 years of...
  • Ambassador to Syria keeps profile low in Bolton Hill

    Ambassador to Syria keeps profile low in Bolton Hill
    When the violence in Syria began spinning out of control last year, the Obama administration made the unusual decision to bring its ambassador to the troubled country home. And for Ambassador Robert Ford, coming home has long meant returning to...
  • Feds target mortgage modification scams

    Feds target mortgage modification scams
    The new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has teamed up with the Treasury Department and — this is a mouthful — the Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program — to shutter mortgage modification...
  • Planned BWI-Cuba flights delayed until October

    Planned BWI-Cuba flights delayed until October
    Plans to begin weekly flights to Cuba from Baltimore have been pushed back to October because of lack of demand, the head of the travel company offering the service said Tuesday. The flights were to begin next month. William Hauf, president of Tampa,...