| Jan 5, 2014
As the acute problems of the Affordable Care Act become increasingly apparent, it also has become clear that we need new ways of ensuring access to healthcare for all Americans. We should begin with an examination of health insurance.
Insurance is about...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:31 AM
While Island Lake officials vow to formulate a plan to pay back an estimated $400,000 in property taxes owed the police pension fund, pension board members are in no hurry and willing to work it out.
An audit of Island Lake finances revealed last fall...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 1:25 PM
John H. "Jack" Laporte Jr., a highly regarded T. Rowe Price portfolio manager who was also a philanthropist and one of the minority owners of the Orioles, died Aug. 12 of complications from lymphoma at his Ruxton home. He was 68.
"Jack was one of the...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Timothy E. Parker, manager of T. Rowe Price's New Era Fund who had announced earlier this year he would be leaving, has decided to remain with the Baltimore-based money manager, the company said.
As previously announced, Parker still will step down as...
| Sep 12, 2013
Everyone is treated like an important part of the company at Virtus Investment Partners, the Hartford-based asset management firm that spun off from The Phoenix Cos. five years ago.
And that's not just lip service at the fast-growing asset management...
| Sep 22, 2013
The excited voices on CNBC radio riveted financial adviser John Bacci's attention as he drove to Chestertown five years ago for a routine client visit.
The stock market was in freefall that Sept. 29 after Congress rejected a $700 billion rescue of the...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:05 PM
An audit of the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture released Thursday uncovered slipshod accounting practices, among them failing to fully inventory its collection and neglecting to file annual reports, in violation...
| Apr 14, 2013
For taxpayers who work best under the pressure of a deadline ... well, that's now.
Returns must be filed by the end of Monday. But there's always a risk when scrambling to get returns in under the wire. You might make a mistake or overlook a valuable...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 11:01 AM
As pre-enrollment begins for Obamacare, Albert is exploring his options. He wants to know more about health savings accounts.
Good idea. Health savings accounts, or HSAs, can be a good fit for some, but not for all.
Basically, a health savings account...
| May 27, 2013
| 7:49 AM
T. Rowe Price has a reputation as a place where portfolio managers can spend their entire careers.
But over 12 weeks this year, three fund managers left the Baltimore-based investment company or announced plans to do so. Two left suddenly, with a star...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In the last five years, stock mutual fund managers had two big opportunities to show how much they deserved your money — and trust.
First, they could have limited your losses in the harrowing 2008-09 market crash. Second, they could have...