| Apr 2, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Give anyone age 40 and older a time machine and they would likely go back to their early 20s — to open an IRA.
That's because by 40, many of us have learned the miracle of compound earnings over time. We kick ourselves for not socking away even...
| Apr 2, 2012
In one of the many attempts through the years to build a new Minor League Baseball stadium, state lawmakers tinkered with the county’s hotel-motel tax formula in such a way that the county could use this new revenue stream for stadium construction....
| Apr 3, 2012
| 6:55 AM
My column today focused on a poll by Baltimore’sT. Rowe Price that found younger investors less inclined to invest in an individual retirement account this year. If anyone can benefit from a tax-sheltered IRA, it’s younger investors who have...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 6:38 AM
The League of Women Voters and the Towson branch of the Baltimore County Public Library have scheduled several discussions, starting Thursday, on referendums that will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot.
A panel will delve into Perspectives on the Dream Act,...
| Oct 19, 2012
The quest by states and mutual fund companies to capture the $179 billion that people are saving for college in 529 plans has led to improved investments and more reasonable fees for college savers.
In a study of the plans offered by states throughout...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Two college savings plans managed by T. Rowe Price rank among the best in the country — the eighth time that the Baltimore-based investment firm has been included in Morningstar's annual survey of top plans.
Only once — the year after the...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 2:05 PM
Buoyed by rising assets under management and market gains, T. Rowe Price Group reported Wednesday that it earned $247.3 million, or 94 cents per share, for the third quarter.
Revenue reached $769.7 million for the three months ending Sept. 30.
| Nov 4, 2012
There's a good chance during open enrollment this fall that you will be offered a high-deductible insurance plan with a savings account — if you haven't already been nudged into one.
Increasingly, employers are offering this as a way to rein in...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 4:45 PM
As much of the Baltimore region shut down, some businesses made sure they could stay open — come hurricane and high water.
The Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel brought in sandbags, ordered $30,000 in extra food and arranged for employees...
| May 10, 2012
| 7:38 AM
My first memories of The Baltimore Sun go back to 1982, when my wife and I were planning to move to Baltimore from Massachusetts. In the days before the Internet, home buyers turned to The Sun's classified ads to get their arms around the range of housing...
| May 8, 2012
| 11:39 AM
WASHINGTON (AP)— U.S. companies in March posted the highest number of job openings in nearly four years, a sign that hiring could strengthen in the coming months after slowing this spring.
The Labor Department said Tuesday that employers advertised...