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  • Double standard when it comes to U.S. banks and foreign transactions

    If you use U.S. dollars to pay the U.S. subsidiary of an overseas company for a product stored in the U.S., is that a foreign transaction? That question arose after Jay Berman, 74, of Manhattan Beach was slapped with a 3% foreign transaction fee by Bank...
  • Progressive ships location-tracking devices to volunteer policyholders

    Progressive ships location-tracking devices to volunteer policyholders
    It seemed unlikely only a year ago. Big U.S. car insurers had spent the past few years reassuring customers that the monitoring devices they installed in vehicles as a way of rewarding safe driving didn't track location. But as part of a pilot program...
  • Opening a restaurant, taking a leap

    Opening a restaurant, taking a leap
    Neophyte restaurateurs Beverly Kim and Johnny Clark ran through calculations on their Excel spreadsheet, something they've done plenty in the last year. They knew early on that the margin of error at their new Avondale restaurant, Parachute, was thin....
  • Bank of America files corrected capital plan with Fed; investors cheer

    Bank of America Corp. told stockholders that it has corrected errors in an annual stress test overseen by the Federal Reserve, saying the changes had almost no effect on its financial strength rating. The news on Tuesday sent Bank of America shares...
  • Roland Park house was once home to railroad tycoon Daniel Willard

    Roland Park house was once home to railroad tycoon Daniel Willard
    A homebuyer in Baltimore certainly doesn't need to leave the city limits to live in the lap of luxury. One of the area's finest homes is found at 206 Goodwood Gardens in Roland Park. This magnificent Colonial Revival, built of stucco and featuring a...
  • Bay Bank partners with Founders Financial

    Bay Bank partners with Founders Financial
    Bay Bank announced a partnership Wednesday with Founders Financial Securities LLC to provide the regional bank's customers with financial management and investment services. Towson-based Founders Financial will start working with the bank's investment...
  • Acorns app taps bank account, invests your money $5 at a time

    Acorns app taps bank account, invests your money $5 at a time
    Acorns, in a nutshell, is a smartphone app that taps your debit and credit cards, rounds up purchases to the nearest dollar and invests that “spare change.” It’s an intriguing way to come up with a little cash for investing while...
  • Property of the Week: 10 Billow Road in Old Saybrook

    Property of the Week: 10 Billow Road in Old Saybrook
    Susan and Howard Kilman lived in another shoreline community when they found themselves house hunting in Old Saybrook. Although the town offers myriad amenities – a bustling Main Street, a good school system and public library, beaches, marinas...
  • Bay Bank assumes deposits, most loans of failed Bel Air thrift

    Bay Bank assumes deposits, most loans of failed Bel Air thrift
    Bay Bank has agreed to assume the deposits and most of the assets of Slavie Federal Savings Bank after federal regulators closed the institution with offices in Bel Air and Baltimore. The federal Office of the Comptroller of the Currency closed Bel Air-...
  • Northbrook native ruffles British feathers on Bravo's 'Ladies of London'

    Get ready for the Juliet show. During the series premiere of Bravo’s “Ladies of London” — which airs Monday and revolves around American expats penetrating London’s high society — Laguna Beach, Calif., native...
  • President Of Merged Rockville, United Banks Leaves

    A month after the merger of Rockville and United banks, there is already a change in top management. J. Jeffrey Sullivan, president of the combined banks and United's former chief operating officer, has resigned to "pursue other professional interests."...