| Feb 3, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Children are enjoying hikes in their allowances as the fortunes of their parents brighten.
From 2011 to 2013, the percentage of parents giving their children between $11 to $30 a week climbed significantly, thanks in part to an economic rebound,...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:35 PM
There's been a big jump in the number of parents who are giving their children allowances bigger than $10 or $20 a week, according to numbers crunched for Reuters by Baltimore-based money managers T. Rowe Price, which are derived from its annual Parents,...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 11:28 AM
Maryland has long been considered among the bluest of blue states, firmly in the Democratic camp. Its recent progressive record on social justice has only further burnished that reputation: passing the Dream Act to allow in-state college tuition —...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:39 PM
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve's new leader, Janet L. Yellen, signaled that the central bank is likely to keep scaling back its signature stimulus program despite a recent string of weak economic data.
Making her first congressional appearance...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:39 PM
T. Rowe Price Group's stock soared Tuesday after the firm reported fourth-quarter earnings rose 24 percent compared with the year before, beating analyst expectations.
The Baltimore money manager posted a profit of $287.7 million and earnings per share...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Pamela Audrey Hall, a former radio station program director who was active nationally in jazz and contemporary gospel music circles, died of cancer Jan. 21 at St. Agnes Hospital. She was 57 and lived in Ellicott City.
She was named Black Radio's Music...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Curran W. "Cub" Harvey Jr., former president of T. Rowe Price Associates Inc. who later was a partner in New Enterprise Associates, a Baltimore venture capital firm, died Sunday of pneumonia at Naples Community Hospital in Naples, Fla. He was 84.
| May 1, 2012
| 7:02 AM
Is 15 percent becoming the new 10 percent for retirement savings?
Maybe so - but that doesn't mean many South Floridians will be able to save that much.
"I think everyone wants to save 15 percent a year. It's just a question of how we can do it,"...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 9:00 PM
Apple made headlines again last week, but this time they weren't entirely about the new iPad.
The tech behemoth announced that it would start paying a quarterly dividend worth $2.65 per share beginning in July. That amounts to nearly $10 billion to be...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Give anyone age 40 and older a time machine and they would likely go back to their early 20s — to open an IRA.
That's because by 40, many of us have learned the miracle of compound earnings over time. We kick ourselves for not socking away even...
| Jan 22, 2012
Survey after survey shows that many workers don't know how much they shell out in 401(k) fees — or that they even pay them.
But can you blame employees? Fees aren't transparent, and account statements usually reflect the balance after the charges...