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  • Bank of America upheaval an opportunity for local competitors

    Bank of America upheaval an opportunity for local competitors
    On the day last week that Bank of America announced sweeping cost-cuts, including the elimination of 30,000 jobs, executives at BlueRidge Bank celebrated a milestone for the three-year-old financial company. The Frederick-based community bank opened a...
  • Senate challenges Obama on Iran

    Disregarding White House opposition, the Senate unanimously approved new sanctions on Iran as part of its defense bill Thursday night, then passed the bill -- which already faced a veto threat because it requires military custody for certain detainees...
  • Obama willing to ignore the law when it threatens his Wall Street friends

    With each passing day, I regret more and more having voted for President Obama. One can't judge a book by its cover, nor can one judge a politician by his speeches, no matter how articulate. In August, Mr. Obama told the Justice Department to ignore...
  • First Mariner's Hale retires

    First Mariner's Hale retires
    Edwin F. Hale Sr., the Baltimore trucking magnate and developer, said Friday that he has retired as chief executive and chairman of First Mariner Bancorp — the banking company he built, only to scramble in the housing market collapse and recession...
  • Banks to no longer sell paper U.S. savings bonds

    Thank cost-cutting for this change to the U.S. savings bond program: Starting next year, you won’t be able to buy paper savings bonds at banks and other financial institutions. Getting rid of this paper work is expected to save taxpayers more than...
  • Maryland investment firms haven't abandoned Democrats

    Maryland investment firms haven't abandoned Democrats
    Wall Street might have turned its back on Democrats this election, but that's not the case among Maryland investment firms. The vast majority of contributions to candidates by T. Rowe Price employees went to Democrats. And Democrats were the...
  • U.S. PIRG: College students overpaying for campus debit cards

    One more reason why the Consumer Financial Protection Bureauneeds to look at prepaid debit cards: College students are finding their scarce dollars eaten up by fees on the cards, which many schools are using for student IDs and to disburse financial aid,...
  • Dunbar to launch division to armor websites against cyber criminals

    Dunbar to launch division to armor websites against cyber criminals
    Dunbar Armored has been in the armored-car business for nearly 90 years. But the Hunt Valley-based company now is branching into a new way to protect banks' and businesses' money and valuables: cybersecurity. The company is launching a subsidiary, Dunbar...
  • Unions, Boomers Digesting Twinkies' Lesson

    "All Gods were immortal." — Stanislaw Lec And also brands, the gods of the marketplace. Earthquakes may strike, dynasties may fall and locusts may devour the crops, but Oldsmobile and Pan Am are forever. Never mind. But about the death of...
  • Apodaca: Be careful about swiping cards as you shop

    On the day after Thanksgiving, I ate leftovers, went to a movie, ate more leftovers, and put gas in my car in preparation for a trip to the Rose Bowl for the UCLA-Stanford football game the following day. Oh yes, I might also have been the victim of a...
  • Credit unions: Benefits you can bank on

    Do you ever find yourself yearning for the kind of service you got at the financial institutions of your youth? Do you miss the personal attention, local focus and less frequent fees that characterized those long-ago institutions? You may be able to find...