A Maryland law enabling parents to better protect their children from identity theft is among several taking effect next week.
Since credit lending has eased again, Americans are keeping up with their financial obligations.
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.
Baltimore Gas and Electric says most customers will get a $100 credit on their bills next month as part of the takeover of BGE parent Constellation Energy by Exelon Corp.
As more and more children are having their credit ratings damaged by identity theft before they think of borrowing a dime, Maryland lawmakers have approved a first-of-its-kind measure to enable parents to take steps to protect their kids.
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Moody’s Investors Service says it will likely lower the credit rating on five states should the ratings firm downgrade the U.S. government’s credit rating.
Maryland employers will be limited in using a job applicant’s credit history when making hiring decisions, under a measure that has passed the General Assembly.
Gov. Martin O’Malley is pushing for a $100 million initiative to promote high-tech industry in Maryland.