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.
An $8.5 billion merger of dollar stores to create North America's biggest discount chain could mean stiff competition for mass discounters such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. but less choice and higher prices for shoppers.
Living Well, a so-called living arts studio in Charles Village, teaches yoga but also gets into community organizing and brainstorming on issues regarding quality of life. The studio is holding a community meeting later this month and we will profile them in advance. The group will also have a yoga happy hour Friday, Aug. 19. We can shoot that to go with the story.
Money Magazine has selected Eldersburg among its annual rankings of the "Best Places to Live in America." The survey ranks towns across the country on issues such as jobs, schools, public safety, recreation, the local economy and other factors.
Whether you prefer big chain stores or smaller boutiques, there is something for every shopper in Harford County. Perhaps the best place to begin your shopping adventure is the town of Bel Air, also known as the ¿heart of Harford County.¿ At the intersection of Routes 1 and 24, there are four shopping centers: Harford Mall, Tollgate Marketplace, Bel Air Plaza and Bel Air Town Center.