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Gary S. Williams: ‘Pay later’ mentality could ruin your credit

Installment debt is not a bad thing. It enables us to make major purchases that would be nearly impossible to finance up-front. The problem is, in this consumer society, we’re bombarded with advertisements for literally thousands of “must-have” products. The ...

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Maryland poaching bills are competing

ANNAPOLIS — A bevy of poaching bills are making their way through the House of Delegates and Senate, highlighting divisions among lawmakers who are trying to address poaching problems in different ways. While some of the bills were already in ...

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O’Malley works bills that have run into resistance

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley is pushing to persuade lawmakers to support several of his priority bills that have run into resistance in the General Assembly. O’Malley made appearances in both the House and Senate on Friday. He told reporters ...

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Banks report fewer mortgages going bad

Americans are starting to get their household finances in order. In an encouraging round of earnings reports, major banks say fewer mortgages are going bad, credit card defaults are down and more people are paying the bills on time. One ...

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