Westminster High School senior Mia Romeo, 18, who has spent her teenage years working in restaurants, has developed a business plan to start one on her own, earning her a spot as a finalist in the second annual Carroll County Public Schools Business Challenge.
Harvey Tegeler, co-owner of Interstate Financial Services, in Westminster, was honored as a member of the Prudential Annuities' Masters Council, an exclusive program that recognizes achievements of financial professionals within the area of retirement income planning
President Obama on Monday proposed tougher regulations on investment brokers who handle retirement funds, saying it is time to curb hidden fees, "back-door" payments and conflicts of interest that eat into middle-class Americans' savings.
WASHINGTON -- Rep. John Delaney, who spent a career in financial services before running for Congress, joined President Barack Obama on Monday in calling for tougher regulations on brokers who help people plan for retirement -- offering his endorsement of a plan that is unlikely to sit well with some on Wall Street.
Home sales in the Baltimore area had their best January in eight years, and all signs point to a strong spring market, real estate analysts said. Numbers released by the RealEstate Business Intelligence and the Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors — reflecting slightly different spans of time — show January sales up by 18.4 and nearly 17 percent respectively compared with a year before. The sales figure was the best since 2007, RBI reported.
One recent morning, the eighth-graders in Jesse Chacona's class at Hampden Elementary/Middle received a primer on concepts foreign to many adults — how to evaluate a publicly-traded company's balance sheet, what's cash flow, why a CEO issues an annual letter to shareholders.
To many, the high salaries of professional athletes can be a source of envy. But their big paydays come with a darker side – many face bankruptcy or financial distress after spending too freely, going through a divorce or failing to line up a job upon retirement.
The U.S. Postal Service, beset by financial woes and cuts in service, still gets high marks from customers. Participants in a Gallup survey recently rated the Postal Service best among 13 major federal agencies.
Home sales in the Baltimore area jumped in October for the third straight monthly increase over last year, as median prices continued to be dragged down by a sharp jump in distressed property sales, according to a real estate analyst's report.
Small business owners often balk at the expense and liability of offering their employees a retirement plan, few financial firms offer plans to small businesses and rarely do employees without an employer-sponsored plan sign up for one on their own.
Walmart has long been in the business of serving low-income customers with discount goods and now plans to enter a new frontier – checking accounts targeted at those who have been blacklisted by traditional banks.
With volatility in the stock market shaking up investors, Jonathan Murray, a financial adviser at Hunt Valley-based UBS Financial Services, says people should keep a long-term outlook and accept such corrections as normal.
The median home price in the Baltimore metro area fell for the second month in a row in August, as the number of the homes on the market continued to increase, according to a monthly report published Wednesday.
Franco's Italian Bistro and Wine Bar, a partnership between two Arbutus restaurant owners and a Catonsville financial advisor, is expected to be open in time for the Catonsville Arts and Crafts Festival Sept. 7
A 57-year-old Glen Burnie man pleaded guilty Tuesday to theft of thousands of aluminum carts from the U.S. Postal Service that will cost more than $2.8 million to replace, according to the U.S. State's Attorney's Office.
John Laursen, an Army veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and his wife Casey have spent about than a year handling his recovery after being medically evacuated from Afghanistan, but they are able to begin moving forward, with the first steps being across the threshold of their new home in Harford County Wednesday.
Maryland will receive $33 million from a nearly $1 billion joint state-federal settlement reached with SunTrust Mortgage Inc. over problems with its mortgage servicing and foreclosure procedures, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler said Tuesday.