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Mar 27, 2013

Financial Planning Association: Investors should choose with an eye on inflation

Economists and market watchers have been warning investors about the prospect of increased inflation since the housing bubble burst in 2007.

Sep 20, 2012

Eight named to Brigance Brigade Foundation board

The Brigance Brigade Foundation, an organization that supports ALS patients and their families created by former NFL player O.J. Brigance and his wife Chanda, recently welcomed eight new board members.

Nov 17, 2011

C. Fraser Smith: Riding the tiger that is college sports

What has happened at Penn State feels like one of those fateful moments when the angry gods hurl thunderbolts to get our attention. The message from on high? If you won’t fix college sports, we’ll try to illustrate the depths of the problem. We’ll use one of the better programs to make the point that […]

Sep 25, 2011

Gary S. Williams: Tips on how to gauge a stock’s potential vs. the market

With Wall Street’s recent seismic shifts, true stock jockeys may be tempted to buy on the dips. But this desire raises an important question: Is a low price by itself a true measure of a value stock? If an investor plans to hold a stock for the long term, how can an investor gauge its […]

Jul 4, 2011

Gary S. Williams: Disability income insurance can be a help

Your best defense against a financial catastrophe brought on by long-term illness or injury may be the purchase of a disability income insurance policy with enough coverage to compensate for your lost wages. Disability insurance provides you with cash that you can use for paying your mortgage or rent, buying groceries and meeting other ongoing […]

May 22, 2011

Gary S. Williams: Credit is a fact of life, but use it carefully

Credit was once defined as “man’s confidence in man.” But in fact, the definition of credit today is more like “man’s confidence in himself.” Using credit today means you have confidence in your future ability to pay that debt. Forty years ago, your parents may have paid cash for their homes and their cars, a […]

May 18, 2011

Kansas St. assistant basketball coach Hill heading to Maryland

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas State University confirmed Wednesday that its highest-paid assistant basketball coach and top recruiter, Dalonte Hill, has resigned to take a similar position at the University of Maryland. Hill, a native of Washington, D.C., was best known at Kansas State as the person who persuaded star forward Michael Beasley to come to […]

May 9, 2011

Texas A&M basketball coach Mark Turgeon agrees to Maryland coaching job

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Texas A&M coach Mark Turgeon has agreed to take over at Maryland, calling it a “great opportunity.” Turgeon went 97-40 in four seasons with the Aggies, leading them to four consecutive appearances in the NCAA tournament. They went 24-9 this past season, losing to Florida State in the second round. The […]

May 6, 2011

Teary-eyed Gary Williams bids farewell to Md. coaching job

COLLEGE PARK — Maryland basketball coach Gary Williams stepped into retirement Friday with a fist pump, a few timely jokes and tears in his eyes. One day after he stunned the school by calling it quits, the 66-year-old coach formally bid farewell during an emotional ceremony at Comcast Center before family, friends, several of his […]

May 5, 2011

Maryland basketball coach Gary Williams retiring

University of Maryland head men’s basketball coach Gary Williams  announced Thursday he will retire after a 33-year career. Williams will join Maryland Athletic Director Kevin Anderson and University President Dr. Wallace D. Loh at a news conference on Friday, according to the University of Maryland’s website. “It’s the right time,” Williams said in a news […]

Jan 23, 2011

Gary S. Williams: Buying used is a good habit for tough times

Even with hopes for a better economy in 2011, some habits learned in tough times could stand to become permanent ones. A good one might be continuing — or starting — to buy particular categories of merchandise that are used but still in good condition. If it makes you feel better to use the term […]

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