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Md. small businesses can rise to the challenge

Small business owners in Maryland and across the country are reporting inflation and supply chain disruptions are impacting their businesses in big ways. Small businesses play an important role in our national economy, with small businesses making up more than 99% of all of Maryland businesses, ...

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Elder abuse comes in many forms

Before the pandemic, around 1 in 10 older adults in the U.S. experienced elder mistreatment. In 2020, this number doubled to 1 in 5 – a nearly 84% increase. Mistreatment comes in many forms, including various types of abuse, neglect, ...

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Privacy isn’t in the Constitution – but it’s everywhere in constitutional law

Almost all American adults – including parents, medical patients and people who are sexually active – regularly exercise their right to privacy, even if they don’t know it. Privacy is not specifically mentioned in the U.S. Constitution. But for half ...

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How to reduce taxes when you sell your home

If your home’s value has soared, congratulations. If you decide to sell, beware. Financial adviser James Guarino says some clients don’t realize that home sale profits are potentially taxable until their returns are prepared — and by that time, they ...

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