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  • Health Incentives Plans Pay Off

    Tina Nanos' life was bogged down by her weight for years. "I thought about it. I was overweight for a very large portion of my life," said Nanos, who lives in Wallingford with her husband and two children, 13 and 5. But when her weight "skyrocketed"...
  • Employers hit by rising health costs look to high-deductible plans

    Employers hit by rising health costs look to high-deductible plans
    There's a good chance during open enrollment this fall that you will be offered a high-deductible insurance plan with a savings account — if you haven't already been nudged into one. Increasingly, employers are offering this as a way to rein in...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Ex-Des Plaines cop suing city

    Ex-Des Plaines cop suing city
    A Des Plaines police sergeant once accused of domestic battery is suing the northwest suburb, claiming Des Plaines still owes him money and hasn't kept promises made under a settlement agreement. In a lawsuit filed Monday in Cook County Circuit Court,...
  • A beneficial way to pay for health care

    Many older Americans monitoring the soaring cost of health care are anxious about their futures. How, they ask, will they pay for the out-of-pocket expenses certain to confront them as they grow older and less healthy? One bright spot for them is the...
  • John H. "Jack" Laporte Jr., T. Rowe Price portfolio manager

    John H. "Jack" Laporte Jr., T. Rowe Price portfolio manager
    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...
  • Price portfolio manager Timothy E. Parker to remain with company

    Price portfolio manager Timothy E. Parker to remain with company
    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...
  • A Spinoff Company Nurtures Its Assets

    A Spinoff Company Nurtures Its Assets
    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...
  • Memories of the financial crisis, five years later

    Memories of the financial crisis, five years later
    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...
  • State audit faults Lewis Museum's financial oversight

    State audit faults Lewis Museum's financial oversight
    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...
  • With tax returns due Monday, here's advice for last-minute filers

    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...