| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:40 PM
In it's 24th year, the Empty Stocking Fund is once again planning to help hundreds of less fortunate Harford County residents during the Christmas Season.
The Empty Stocking Fund is a nonprofit 501c-3 organization founded in 1990 to help needy residents...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Maryland had the fifth-highest rate of new foreclosure cases in the nation during the summer, the number increasing from the spring even as many other states improved, the Mortgage Bankers Association said Thursday.
It's not a new problem. The...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 6:56 PM
The author Madison Smartt Bell's 16th work of fiction, a book of short stories called "Zig Zag Wanderer" is guaranteed to make the author absolutely no money whatsoever. Nada. Zilch. Zip. Not one blessed penny.
And he wouldn't have it any other way....
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:41 AM
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, November 7, 1963:
President Kennedy accepted an invitation from Governor Tawes of Maryland and Governor Carvel of Delaware to attend the ceremony to open the Maryland Northeastern Expressway 50 years...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Marylanders are big complainers.
At least when it comes to the financial services they receive.
Maryland ranked No. 2 in the nation in mortgage complaints per capita, second only to New Hampshire, for grievances lodged with the Consumer Financial...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:17 PM
Delmar Bancorp has no regrets about taking a $9 million investment from the federal Troubled Asset Relief Program, even though some banks have rushed for the exit.
"We did it as an abundance of caution," said Ed Thomas, president of the parent of Bank of...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 2:41 PM
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...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 2:28 PM
It's the billion-dollar question for Maryland banks: Do they need at least that much in assets to survive?
"Who knows what the magic number is? A billion, $1.5 billion, $750 million?" said Ronald Paul, chairman of Eagle Bancorp, parent of the second-...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Maryland's financial regulator is trying to stop illegal online payday loans by going after the banks that help make the loans possible.
"Without the payday lender's bank, the payday lender can't operate in my state," said Mark Kaufman, commissioner with...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Colleges and universities charge too much, deliver too little and channel too many students into a lifetime of debt. Genuine reform must be brought to bear to curb those abuses.
College graduates still earn more and are unemployed less often. However,...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:50 AM
1) Rachel L. Swarns: While Michelle Obama is not expected to attend the Baltimore Book Festival, author Rachel L. Swarns will be meeting fans at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Bank of America Literary Salon, where she'll be happy to discuss her book,...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 1:43 PM
The state this month will begin sending all child support payments electronically, a move that the Maryland Department of Human Resources said Wednesday will save $1.4 million.
The Child Support Enforcement Administration says eliminating the paper check...