A letter by Frank Bramble expressing support for Sen. Frank Kelly, who recently stepped down from the University of Maryland Medical System board amid controversy over how the system does business with board members, shows the incestuous nature of corporate boards.
Deutsche Bank has reached a $95 million settlement with Maryland stemming from the housing crisis that will funnel $80 million to provide new mortgages or mortgage relief to eligible consumers as well as help finance affordable housing.
In 2010, Joann Rodriguez suffered a health crisis precipitated by her multiple sclerosis. She could no longer keep her job with the AARP, but it took her two years before she received any disability benefits. After draining all of her retirement savings, she finally fell behind on her mortgage. Three weeks ago, Joann came home to find a note taped to her front door. It said that she has until March 28th to vacate her home. It is being foreclosed on by a Wall Street vulture
Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna has teamed up with volunteers from Bank of America and Harford Technical High School to begin building a new home. Students planned lessons and became the teachers during Bank of America's recent third Global Build.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has upended the Democratic Party nomination process in many ways, not the least of which is his populist rhetoric regarding Wall Street and the nation's banking system. Unfortunately adoption of his ideas and recommendations would have disastrous consequences for the U.S. economy and the global financial system.
Two protesters rappelled from the upper deck of Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte during Monday night's game between the Carolina Panthers and Indianapolis Colts — the latest action in a bitter campaign waged against a proposed natural gas export terminal and liquefaction plant in Southern Maryland.
According to county officials, the revitalization of downtown Columbia is not just about adding mouth-watering restaurants, high-end retail and arguably the nation's most coveted grocer. It's also about putting in the work and making downtown a thriving employment center.
The firm hired by Fannie Mae to maintain vacant, foreclosed properties in the Baltimore area systematically neglects homes in non-white neighborhoods, according to a discrimination complaint filed Tuesday with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
For six weeks during the summer of 1972 I was an umpire. I called Little League baseball and men's fast pitch softball games for teams in Baltimore County. Most of the other umpires were grown men, and I have vivid memories of drowning in my oversized mask and chest protector. Whether it was an easy game to call or a nail-biter, I would not trade the experience for anything. I was employed, learning the fundamentals of managing the money I was making and gaining experience handling challenging
The roofs in the new development in Southeast Baltimore aren't all finished, and city officials aren't quite sure what to call it, but they turned out in force on Wednesday to celebrate the first apartments completed on land that once held the sprawling O'Donnell Heights public housing complex.
Executive-produced by Spike Lee, Evolution of a Criminal is an autobiographical documentary laced with nail-biting, Michael Mann-style recreations of the crime and equally tense interviews with family, the two friends who helped Monroe commit the robbery, and a few of the innocents in the bank when it occurred.
1st Mariner's founder launched the Baltimore bank as an alternative to big, faceless, out-of-state institutions at a time when banks based somewhere else had rapidly gobbled up 30 percent of the Maryland market. Now out-of-state banks control 80 percent of the pie. But that change hasn't dampened the enthusiasm 1st Mariner's new buyers feel for the institution.
Anthropologie, which sells accessories, gifts and home decor in addition to clothing, is going to open a 9,142 square-foot store; Talbots, a women's classic apparel and accessories retailer, will move into a 10,980 square-foot space.
In recent years, Maryland has seen many local banks acquired by out-of-state rivals. A decade ago, the state had 139 banks based here, with 20 of them separately chartered affiliates of Mercantile-Safe Deposit & Trust Co., according to the Maryland Bankers Association.
John C. Rusnak, the former Allfirst Financial Inc. currency trader convicted of one of the biggest bank frauds in history, knows about second chances. He hired the applicant, Noah Shefrin, who stayed clean and has since moved up to become the general manager of the Glen Burnie ZIPS. So began Rusnak's mission of hiring others who've made mistakes.