| May 2, 2013
| 1:18 PM
The Federal Reserve Board announced Thursday that it terminated an enforcement action against Baltimore-based Harbor Bankshares Corp.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond issued the action in July 2010, reaching an agreement with the holding company...
| Apr 12, 2013
The seventh annual Emily Schindler Memorial Triathlon will be held Saturday, April 20, at the Community Center in Severna Park. The 800-yard swim, 9.5-mile bike ride and 3-mile run will be held at the SPY Aquatics Center, 623 Baltimore/...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 1:10 PM
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has lifted a cease and desist order that 1st Mariner Bank has operated under since April 2009, the bank announced Monday.
The order required 1st Mariner to strengthen its fair lending practices because the FDIC...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 10:59 AM
Travelers gripe about having to remove shoes while going through airport security or undergoing full-body pat-downs. But imagine being the Transportation Security Administration screener who has to deal with thousands of grumpy passengers daily or must...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 11:33 AM
A former vice president of Hebron Savings Bank in Wicomico County was sentenced to 18 months in prison for embezzlement and ordered to pay $456,665 in restitution, federal prosecutors said Thursday.
Wanda Henderson, 56, of Westover had used her...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 10:23 AM
I read with great interest your article Jan. 31 about Laurel's first bank robbery by John Morgan. Sadly, this was not our last bank robbery and just as sadly, not the last 19-year-old to go to prison from our county. A quick review by the state archivist,...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 4:19 PM
Robert G. Wilmers, M&T Bank Corp.'s chairman and chief executive officer, has been leading the Buffalo, N.Y., bank's shopping spree in Maryland.
After gaining a foothold in the state with the purchase of Allfirst Financial Inc. in 2003 (the same year...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 5:00 PM
Some banks soon will find it more difficult to slap consumers with overdraft fees — a boon to customers who discover that one misstep can lead to a cascade of penalties.
Guidelines that take effect next month will prohibit thousands of small...
| Apr 24, 2011
Edwin F. Hale Sr. has always run headfirst into challenges. Walking away is not his style.
But after years of trying to turn around the company he founded, that's what the First Mariner Bancorp chairman and chief executive agreed to do last week —...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Prepaid debit cards have been called the Wild West because of their rapid growth, uncontrollable fees and little regulation.
That soon may change — or at least the regulation part.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is taking its first ...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 8:20 AM
I'm worried the confrontation between "grim-faced riot police" and the relatively peaceful demonstrators in New York's Zuccotti Park may spell the end to an important movement. Now these crackdowns are occurring in many other places, and I fear the next...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 3:13 PM
Federal regulators have ordered Regal Bank & Trust in Owings Mills to make certain changes, such as drawing up written plans for maintaining capital levels and reducing "substandard" assets, according to a document released Friday by the Federal Deposit...