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  • Baltimore County councilman wants building ban in Honeygo until school projects are set

    Baltimore County councilman wants building ban in Honeygo until school projects are set
    A Baltimore County councilman is proposing a moratorium on new housing in part of Perry Hall until the county pays for a number of projects, including building an elementary school and designating land for a new high school. Councilman David Marks, a...
  • Personal finance Q&A: Can an ex get Social Security spousal benefits?

    Personal finance Q&A: Can an ex get Social Security spousal benefits?
    Dear Liz: Can my 63-year-old ex-husband, who was a slacker who never worked, collect on my Social Security? I am 59 and happily remarried. He hasn't remarried. We were married for 25 years before I left him. Answer: Since you were married for more...
  • Time to pay Obamacare fines — $172 on average

    Time to pay Obamacare fines — $172 on average
    Cathy Cortijo's work as an Affordable Care Act navigator wasn't over at the end of the open enrollment period in February. That's because the Obama administration extended the enrollment deadline for anyone hit with the penalty for not having...
  • Hairdresser accused of racking up more than $6,000 on elderly client's credit card

    Hairdresser accused of racking up more than $6,000 on elderly client's credit card
    An Elgin hairdresser was ordered held on $200,000 bond Saturday after she was accused of using her elderly client's Discover card to rack up more than $6,000 in fraudulent charges. Jenifer Perik, 42, of the 300 block of Gladstone Lane, was charged...
  • Cops: Man charged with ID theft after agents raid home

    Cops: Man charged with ID theft after agents raid home
    An Orlando man is accused of identification theft after authorities found pages full of personal information and credit card-making equipment in his home, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said. Chadd Arthur Thomason, 24, was arrested Thursday...
  • Tips: Safety for seniors starts at home, continues in the community

    With nearly 50 million citizens age 65 and older living in the United States and Canada, seniors represent one of the fastest growing population segments, but also a demographic commonly targeted for crime. As the senior population continues to increase...
  • Parents want school improvements; Kamenetz asks their help to kill unrelated tax break

    Parents want school improvements; Kamenetz asks their help to kill unrelated tax break
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz has adopted an unusual tactic in his fight to get a bill killed in the Maryland General Assembly this year. In a letter sent to dozens of parents at Dulaney High School and Pikesville High School, Kamenetz...
  • Investing in the investors

    Investing in the investors
    When I testified in Annapolis to support the proposed Angel Investor Tax Credit, my panel was asked a not wholly unexpected question: Why should a bunch of investors get a tax credit when they voluntarily back high-risk companies with the hope of...
  • Use inheritance to pay off 401(k) loan

    Use inheritance to pay off 401(k) loan
    Q: I have received an inheritance. I have a 401(k) loan for $8,000 and credit card debt. How should I use these new funds? — M.J., Deltona Q: Pay off the loan and save the balance for your future. It is too easy to pay off the credit cards and...
  • Report: Apple has hundreds working on electric car project

    Report: Apple has hundreds working on electric car project
    You've heard of the iPhone and iPad. How about the iCar? The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple has hired hundreds of people to work on a secret project — code name "Titan" — to develop an electric vehicle. The newspaper cites...
  • How to afford college without going broke

    How to afford college without going broke
    If you think understanding higher education costs is confusing, you're not alone. Many students don't pay the full tuition rate, and at some schools almost nobody does. Housing plans vary by amenities and location. Tuition and fees can be higher in...