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  • Two bidders will vie for 1st Mariner Bank

    Two bidders will vie for 1<sup>s</sup><sup>t</sup> Mariner Bank
    1st Mariner Bank, Baltimore's largest independent bank, will go to auction Thursday morning with two bidders vying for the bank. Parent company First Mariner Bancorp is selling the bank as part of the parent's Chapter 11 bankruptcy, filed Feb. 10. The...
  • Baltimore manufacturer awaits bankruptcy auction

    Baltimore manufacturer awaits bankruptcy auction
    When a Belgian firm tried to sell a Baltimore manufacturer to a company that planned to take jobs elsewhere, the local employees saved their livelihoods by buying their employer. Ten years later, another foreign company has stepped up to buy the company...
  • Wood floors grow in popularity as options expand

    Wood floors grow in popularity as options expand
    Last fall, when Dennis and Misty Glorioso renovated the Sykesville home they bought from Misty's father, one of their immediate priorities was to add hardwood floors. The house, which was built in the early 1980s, was chopped up into several small rooms...
  • Grief counselor seeks financial healing

    Grief counselor seeks financial healing
    Bridgette Sullenger knows what it takes to survive difficult times. Sullenger is an ordained minister who works with patients in hospice care. Sullenger also leads group counseling sessions for those left behind. "Every day, I'm around people who...
  • Co-signing has risks for young borrower, too

    It doesn't always pay for young borrowers to add parents, grandparents or other relatives as co-signers to get a lower interest rate on a student loan from a bank. In some cases, when the co-signer dies or falls into bankruptcy, the action may trigger an...
  • Lumber Liquidators hosts anticipated April sale

    Lumber Liquidators hosts anticipated April sale
    Toano-based Lumber Liquidators will host its annual April sale from April 24-28.  According to a company press release, "The sale's success has become legendary in Lumber Liquidators' culture. Lines wrapped around its stores on the first day and, 11...
  • 1st Mariner Bank heads to auction

    1st Mariner Bank heads to auction
    The future of 1st Mariner, Baltimore's largest independent bank, could be decided this week. A bankruptcy judge approved First Mariner Bancorp's request last month to sell its bank as part of the parent company's Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing. Bids for...
  • 1st Mariner Bank auction set for April

    1st Mariner Bank auction set for April
    A bankruptcy judge approved First Mariner Bancorp's request to auction off its Baltimore bank quickly, a process that drew heated objections from creditors and the U.S. trustee. Judge David E. Rice set the deadline to bid on 1st Mariner Bank for April 7,...
  • First Mariner swung to loss in 2013

    First Mariner swung to loss in 2013
    First Mariner Bancorp's losses mounted last year before the parent of 1st Mariner Bank filed for bankruptcy protection in February. The bank itself is not included in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and its Baltimore-based parent has stressed that bank...
  • Bidders battle over 1st Mariner Bank

    Bidders battle over 1st Mariner Bank
    An all-out battle over Baltimore's last major independent bank broke out Monday in federal bankruptcy court, leaving a judge to decide — potentially later this week — whether the institution is sold to an investment group with local ties or to...
  • Detroit reaches pension deal with retired police, firefighters

    Detroit reaches pension deal with retired police, firefighters
    Detroit, fighting its way through the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history, has reached an agreement that preserves current pensions but cuts cost-of-living payments for retired police and firefighters. The agreement, announced Tuesday, is the...