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Tips For A More Safe And Secure Internet Shopping Experience

More than half of consumers are expected to shop over the Internet this year. The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA)...

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College Student in Your Household? Check Your Coverage

If you’re helping one of your children go off to college for the first time, or return to college, Erie Insurance may be able to help you save some money and gain some extra protection.

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Get More by “Going Local” with Your Bank

Now is the perfect time to join the “go local” movement by banking locally with a community bank like The Harbor Bank of Maryland. 

Good Credit Is Key to A Solid Financial Future

Having good credit is essential to qualify for a mortgage or finance a purchase, and it often helps determine the rate you will receive on any type of loan. The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) and The Harbor Bank of Maryland urge consumers to practice smart saving and spending habits now to help establish good credit that will serve as the foundation for a more secure financial future.

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Help Safeguard Your Financial Future

Life insurance helps ensure that the people you care about will be provided for financially, even if you’re not there to care for them yourself.
With affordable new term rates from Erie Family Life1, this is the perfect time to save on life insurance.

Guaranteed Replacement Cost: The Big Difference

When purchasing a home insurance policy, it’s important to buy enough coverage to protect yourself against financial loss if a catastrophe would occur.
Sixty-four percent of homes are undervalued, and potentially underinsured, by an average of 19 percent, according to Marshall & Swift/Boeckh, a California-based company that calculates residential building cost data.

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Md. Lawmaker Urges Governor To Enact Travel Ban To Indiana

A Maryland state senator is urging the governor to enact a ban on state-funded travel to Indiana because of a new law that critics fear could discriminate against gays and lesbians.

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Md. Senate Passes 3 Bills Aimed At Helping Business

The Maryland Senate has passed three measures aimed at improving the state’s business climate.

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Jos. A. Bank Laying Off 122 After Men’s Wearhouse Merger

Retailer Jos. A. Bank Clothiers says it’s laying off 122 workers at its Hampstead headquarters nearly one year after announcing its acquisition by Men’s Wearhouse.

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Md. Retailers, Distributors Agree To Powdered Alcohol Ban

Alcohol wholesalers and distributors in Maryland have agreed to a voluntary ban on the distribution and sale of powdered alcohol.

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Md. Launching Vineyard Search For Invasive Pests

The Maryland Agriculture Department plans to check the state’s largest vineyards for invasive pests arriving in shipments of grapes from other states.