| Jan 29, 2012
If you don't make a lot of money, the Baltimore CASH Campaign thinks you shouldn't be forking any of it over to get your tax returns prepared.
The nonprofit group is heading into its 11th tax season, offering free help for low- and moderate-income area...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 8:51 AM
Baltimore voters were poised to approve four charter amendments Tuesday, including one to move city elections to the same years that the nation chooses a president.
The city would hold its next election in 2016, under one of the changes leading by...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 8:37 AM
The preliminary approval of an extension and increase in Baltimore's bottle tax is a welcome sign that the city is committed to addressing one of the most significant long-term drains on its vitality: a system of decrepit school buildings desperately in...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Fact: Photo identification is a necessary element of life in America today.
Opinion: Don't believe it? Try cashing an out-of-town check; visiting just about any office building in the country; getting on a commercial airplane; or, buying some types of...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 5:55 PM
After sinking millions of dollars into the dream of a world-class tourist destination in the mountains of Western Maryland, the state is poised to cut its losses and turn the Rocky Gap hotel and conference center over to a private company that plans to...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 1:06 PM
The first baby born at Sinai Hospital during Sunday's Ravens game is going to get a little contribution toward their financial future.
The Northwest Baltimore hospital is going to give a $3,000 savings bond to the first baby born after the kick off of...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 2:05 PM
The reopening of Annapolis' Market House, set for October, is likely to be delayed.
"It may not be Oct. 1, so I may be walking the plank after all," said Mayor Joshua Cohen. He had vowed to take a plunge into the harbor if the historic building at City...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 3:26 PM
How will Standard & Poor’s downgrade of the United States’ credit rating affect you? Well, that depends on which "you" you are.
• If you happen to be a rich stock investor, it means you can expect a period of market volatility....
| Jul 5, 2011
| 10:56 AM
Contrary to conventional wisdom, the United States does not have to default on its debt, and the Social Security and Medicare checks can continue to go out, even if Republicans and President Barack Obama cannot strike a deal to raise the debt ceiling by...
| Jan 30, 2011
For taxpayers who are procrastinators, this is your year.
Not only is the Internal Revenue Service asking those with more complex returns to hold off filing until mid-February, but the usual tax deadline has been extended three days, to April 18, because...
| Jan 30, 2011
Legg Mason Inc. has bounced back from the worst of the financial crisis by many counts.
The Baltimore financial powerhouse has cleaned up its balance sheet without government help, returned to profitability and initiated a major cost-cutting program to...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 8:58 AM
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...