Empowerment Academy Students Visit 1st Mariner

by Stacy Tharp 24. April 2012
Last week, in honor of Financial Literacy Month, 1st Mariner Bank had the pleasure of hosting a group of seventh grade students from the Empowerment Academy in Baltimore City who are currently participating in Operation HOPE’s Banking on Our Future (BOOF) program. Guy Stafford welcomes the students to 1st Mariner. BOOF’s purpose is to teach people at a young age how to make educated and responsible financial decisions to promote dignity, hope, and economic self-sufficiency in l... [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]

Fun Things to Do in Baltimore for Free (or close to it)

by Stacy Tharp 26. March 2012
It's official, Baltimorians - spring has sprung!  For those of you who have had your snow gear out and ready to go for that big snowstorm that you just knew was going to hit…it’s time to give that up.  Put your snow boots away and get out your rain boots.  Trade in that snow shovel for a gardening hoe, and hurry up and drink all your leftover hot chocolate. While you prepare yourself for spring, local businesses and organizations are preparing themselves as well... [More]


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