Despite Braking Economy, Housing Moves Ahead
After re-accelerating late last year and during the initial months of 2012, the pace of economic growth and job creation has slowed more recently. In June, national employment expanded by just 80,000 jobs according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. June represented the third consecutive month during which national job creation was well below 100,000 jobs. During the first three months of the year, the nation's average monthly employment gain was 226,... [More]
Summer is officially upon us, and with it comes the heat and humidity we know all too well here in Baltimore. Staying cool when the temperatures are hot can be a costly proposition, but there are a few tips we’d like to share so you don’t have to break the bank.
º Blow hot air: By having a fan simply move the air around the house, you’ll actually feel cooler. Running ceiling fans counter-clockwise, especially in elevated le... [More]
Our college years can be some of the best years of our lives, and of course we all know the educational benefits, but many of us do not think about the long term financial effects. That future bill left to be paid can be extremely alarming. According to Consumer Reports, the average debt outstanding for 2011 graduates is almost $23,000; however, we’ve all heard horror stories about people who have accrued well over $100,000 of debt by the time they’ve graduated. This is a scar... [More]