| Jul 5, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Legg Mason plans to close a deal this month to restructure $650 million in debt, a move designed to lock in favorable interest rates for the long term while taking advantage of the market's sustained appetite for corporate bonds.
The money raised from...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 7:49 PM
It's a small property tied to the fate of a much bigger one.
The Inner Harbor merry-go-round, which has struggled for years, sits next to Rash Field, a roughly 7-acre expanse of volleyball pits and muddy field ringed by gray concrete, that city and...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Beatty Development Group President Michael Beatty has sold the Thames Street Wharf office building in Harbor Point to a California-based real estate company for $89 million.
At $341 per rentable square foot, Monday's sale of the 8-story building to...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 10:29 AM
This is the time of year when I'm on inbox overload.
You see, April is high season for promoting financial education around the country, and my email is full of surveys, studies and checklists that measure how well children are learning their dollars and...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Bribing, stealing and lying. Is that any way to teach your kids responsible ways of handling money?
Some parents apparently think so, according to the just-released "Parents, Kids & Money" survey by the Baltimore-based investment firm T. Rowe Price.
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Carrie O'Connor thought she was a fairly healthy 35-year-old who went on daily jogs and ate well.
Then, more than a year ago, she suffered back-to-back heart attacks.
The first hit while she was treating herself to baubles at Smyth Jewelers in...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Ronald L. Bray, a retired printing company executive and former longtime Riderwood resident, died Feb. 21 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Wright's Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Seminole, Fla. He was 81.
Ronald Lee Bray was born in...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Stephanie Harshman whips the white-wire jump rope around as fast as she can, creating the blurry outline of a full revolution and generating the high-pitched howl of a large gust of wind. It's the double-under, a move that explains itself: two revolutions...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Dear Liz: I am 55 and my wife is 65. She only worked a few part-time jobs as she spent most of her working years raising our nine beautiful children. My question is, since she does not have enough credits to collect Social Security on her own work record,...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 6:20 AM
Whenever Baltimore-area companies sell themselves to out-of-state firms, economists and local leaders alike bemoan the loss. Another headquarters gone. Fewer corporate decision-makers here. Possible job cuts.
But Silicon Valley's deals for two...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 6:32 AM
Dozens of low-income middle schoolers at Baltimore's St. Ignatius Loyola Academy are getting a head start on money management, thanks to Legg Mason employees.
Volunteers from the Baltimore-based money management firm regularly visit the Jesuit boys'...