A Message from 1st Mariner Bank's New President & COO

by Robert Kunisch 23. June 2014
I'm happy to report that on Tuesday, June 17th we completed the final step in the recapitalization of 1st Mariner Bank. It has been a long and arduous process, but Tuesday’s closing allows us to move forward with the revitalization of 1st Mariner Bank. Now, 1st Mariner has $100 million in fresh capital, 16 branches, roughly 430 employees and meets all regulatory tests. In short, we are poised for growth. I’d like to use this post to introduce myself as the new president and COO of 1s... [More]

Out of the Frying Pan, into the Fire

by Anirban Basu 16. January 2013
U.S. Avoids Fiscal Cliff but Familiar Challenges Remain With the noteworthy exception of the nation’s still expanding national debt, 2012 will be viewed by economic historians as predominantly a year of progress. Financial markets performed, the number of jobs expanded, unemployment fell, auto sales surged, housing prices stabilized and consumers were active. According to the most recently revised estimate supplied by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, national gross domestic product expan... [More]

I Do...But Maybe I Don't Want to Share My Money

by Stacy Tharp 10. January 2013
So you've decided to take the plunge and get married! You may be perfectly willing to share your hopes, dreams, living space and deepest, darkest secrets with your soon-to-be spouse…but sharing your money? If you are like many couples, no matter how long you have been in a relationship and how well you know each other’s likes, dislikes and quirky habits, your finances may have remained fairly private from one another. Traditionally, when couples get married they immediately combine ... [More]


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