Maryland's Economy Outperforms Expectations

by Anirban Basu 13. April 2012
Anirban Basu, Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc.   Job creation has picked up in Maryland. After stumbling for much of the previous summer, recent months have been very positive from a job growth perspective.  The working hypothesis is that this represents economic multiplier effects related to base realignment activities at Fort George G. Meade in Anne Arundel County and at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Harford County. Between February 2011 and February 2012, emplo... [More]

Organize It, Toss It, or...Shred-It!

by Renee' Anderson 9. April 2012
There's something about spring that is refreshing.  Maybe it's the air blowing through the open windows, the smell of fresh cut grass, or the colorful flower buds popping out of garden beds. There’s also something refreshing about a clean house! As you do your spring cleaning, keep these three categories in mind: 1) Organize It Whether you're going through the shoes in your closet (boots in the back, flip flops up front please), or sorting through old papers, now is a good tim... [More]

Four Things the Easter Bunny Taught Me About My Credit

by Stacy Tharp 5. April 2012
He travels to the homes of all the good children in America in one night, he is the only known mammal able to lay eggs, AND he also happens to be a financial genius. He’s the most interesting bunny in the world. Wait, let’s back up for a second… “A financial genius?” You skeptically ask. Read on and I’ll prove it’s true. These are just a few things that the Easter Bunny has taught me about my credit. 1. Responsible behavior brings me nice rewards. L... [More]


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