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  • Howard lawmakers consider strengthening massage rules

    Howard County lawmakers are looking to adopt more stringent requirements that would make applicants for massage establishments and taxicab driver's licenses undergo nationwide criminal background checks. The bill being considered by the county...
  • Reopening of Market House may be delayed

    Reopening of Market House may be delayed
    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...
  • Eight things you might not know about Social Security

    Most of us know some basics about Social Security. We understand retirees can start taking retirement benefits at age 62. We realize we'll get a bigger monthly check if we wait a few years more until our normal retirement age to tap benefits. And who...
  • Sinai Hospital to give Ravens baby $3,000

    Sinai Hospital to give Ravens baby $3,000
    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...
  • Free tax preparation, plus a lot more

    Free tax preparation, plus a lot more
    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...
  • Mayor, council president spar on water bills

    Baltimore's top elected officials are battling over whether the city should seize homes because of unpaid water bills after a recent audit found widespread billing errors. MayorStephanie Rawlings-Blakesays eliminating the threat of liens could endanger...
  • What investors can expect in 2012

    If you had slept Rip Van Winkle-style through 2011, you'd be awakening now to find that your stock portfolio was much the same as you left it. Presuming you stayed awake, you endured a volatile year for equities. Market swings were so violent that by the...
  • Good-bye paper savings bonds

    Good-bye paper savings bonds
    Technology has overtaken the U.S. savings bonds. After this year, you will no longer be able to buy a paper bond. All purchases will be made electronically. By going totally electronic, the government is expected to save $120 million over five years. You...
  • T. Rowe closes its high-yield bond funds to new investors

    T. Rowe Price Group closed its high-yield bond funds to new investors as of Monday, the Baltimore money manager announced Tuesday. They include the investor class shares and advisor class shares of the $9.2 billion High Yield Fund as well as the $2.5...
  • One of the basics

    Upon announcing earlier this week that Harford County government had retained its AAA bond rating, County Executive David R. Craig made a wry comment to the effect that the federal government could take a lesson from Harford County when it comes to fiscal...
  • 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...
  • U.S. savings bond rates fall

    The Bureau of Public Debt released the new rates for savings bonds purchased from now through the end of April. The Series I bond rate for the next six months will be 3.06 percent, down from 4.60 percent for the previous six-month period. The inflation-...