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  • Costco picks Visa and Citigroup as new credit card partners

    Costco picks Visa and Citigroup as new credit card partners
    Visa International and Citigroup will elbow aside American Express next year as Costco Wholesale Corp.'s exclusive credit card supplier, the giant discount retailer said, leaving customers to worry over potential changes in the rewards they earn on...
  • Charter School Funding Vital For Growth

    Charter School Funding Vital For Growth
    I am the proud mother of three sons who attend Achievement First schools in Hartford. I have a junior and a freshman at the Achievement First Hartford High School and a fifth-grader at the Achievement First Summit Middle School. My family has been part of...
  • Five questions for Mary Ann Hewitt, executive director of the Maryland Council on Economic Education

    Five questions for Mary Ann Hewitt, executive director of the Maryland Council on Economic Education
    The Maryland Council on Economic Education promotes financial literacy for students from kindergarten through 12th grade by developing lesson plans, computer games and materials, and teaching teachers how to use them in an array of classes. The mission,...
  • Regulators launch major crackdown on payday lenders

    Regulators launch major crackdown on payday lenders
    Federal regulators are launching a major crackdown on payday and other short-term, high-interest lenders by proposing tough new regulations to halt the cycle of debt that cripples some consumers. The planned rules from the Consumer Financial...
  • Health concerns spur ban on powdered alcohol

    Health concerns spur ban on powdered alcohol
    Public health officials, Annapolis lawmakers, and the beverage and beer industry have joined to ban the sale of powdered alcohol before it even hit the market in Maryland. The pre-emptive effort comes as concerns grow about the potential health dangers...
  • Fracking not worth the risks

    Fracking not worth the risks
    I applaud The Baltimore Sun for its position in favor of a moratorium on fracking in Maryland ("Fracking deserves a pause," March 25). We are learning more every day of the irreparable damage being done to the environment and health of people living where...
  • 5 Savage Truths about bonds

    5 Savage Truths about bonds
    Bonds are just as risky as stocks. That's a simple fact not recognized by many investors, who still view bonds in their historic sense of being a more secure investment because they have a priority call against a company's assets in case of a bankruptcy....
  • Fracking moratorium is the right step

    Fracking moratorium is the right step
    Your editorial ("Fracking deserves a pause," March 25) got it right on all counts. Fracking simply does not mesh well with our tourist industry in Western Maryland. As one who has enjoyed the riches of our state west of I-270, I shudder to think of what...
  • The Grand Republican Strategy: We Win, You Pay

    The Grand Republican Strategy: We Win, You Pay
    On a recent trip to London, I got into a conversation with a wealthy oil and gas investor about climate change. He didn’t disagree we need to shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy, he said. His job is to make sure the lights in our homes still...
  • St. Charles man charged in tech firm theft

    St. Charles man charged in tech firm theft
    A 31-year-old St. Charles man remains in Kane County Jail on $100,000 bail following his arrest on charges he misused a company credit card to make thousands of dollars in unauthorized purchases. Adam Gornowich, of the 100 block of Walnut Drive, was...
  • Reilly presses tax credit for 155 blind Anne Arundel residents

    Reilly presses tax credit for 155 blind Anne Arundel residents
    A local bill passed in the Senate and moving through the House of Delegates is an example of legislation working for the little guy. It would impact about 155 Anne Arundel County households, doubling the discount blind or surviving spouse could...