Americans Have Never Been In So Much DebtBetween July and September, US household debt climbed to a new record of $15.24 trillion, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York said Tuesday.
Studies Show White People Still Dominate Health Care Spending In US, Despite Efforts To Even Out DisparitiesThe studies, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, show per-person health care spending increased with age for every racial and ethnic group, but White individuals spent the most per-person than any other group.
How To Prepare Your Finances Now That Things Are Opening UpIt's been more than a year since the pandemic started, and the US economy is showing signs of recovery. Covid-19 vaccinations are rising, states have lifted some pandemic restrictions and many travelers are back on the road.
Maryland Paying State Workers To Get COVID Vaccine, Gov. Hogan Encourages Private Businesses To Do The SameMaryland Governor Larry Hogan announced the state will be offering $100 as a financial incentive for state employees to get the vaccine.
Tax Service Company Says IRS Will Reissue Stimulus Checks Sent To Wrong Bank AccountsAfter the IRS sent millions of stimulus payments to the wrong bank accounts, tax preparation companies said they’ve worked with the IRS to fix the error.
Powerball, Mega Millions Combined Jackpots Approaching $1 BillionIt might be time to take a chance on that big lottery dream. Maryland Lottery announced that the Powerball and Mega Millions combined jackpot is approaching $1 billion.
Chuck E. Cheese's Parent Company Files For Bankruptcy; Maryland Locations Remains OpenChuck E. Cheese's parent company, CEC Entertainment, filed for bankruptcy Thursday, blaming the financial strain caused by Covid-19 and the prolonged closures of its entertainment centers from stay-at-home orders issued across the United States.
Maryland Attorney General Urges Feds To Make Sure COVID-19 Emergency Stimulus Checks Will Go To Families, Not Debt CollectorsHe has joined a coalition of 25 other attorneys general calling to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to protect the CARES Act funds, and ensure they are protected from wage garnishment.
Maryland Casinos Generate $149.1 Million In DecemberMaryland's casinos brought in 0.5% more in December 2019 than in December 2018.
Maryland Had Highest Median Household Income Of US States In 2018, Census Bureau Survey ShowsMedian household income in the U.S. and Maryland rose in 2018, and once again Maryland has been named the richest state in the country based on household income.
LeBron James Hails New California NCAA Law: "I Feel For Those Kids"A controversial new law signed by California's governor Monday is a game changer for college athletes. It would let them earn big paychecks for endorsement deals, just like professional athletes. California could be just the first state to do this and that has the NCAA fighting back.
The Cost Of Cancer: 25 Percent Of Survivors Face Financial Hardship, Report Finds
New Study: Nice People May Finish Last When It Comes To MoneyResearch published by the American Psychological Association found people with "agreeable" personalities tend to be associated with indicators of financial hardship.
Police: Suspects Run Over Woman With Car During Fight To Steal $75,000The woman had just withdrawn $75,000 from the bank for their local check cashing business when she was ambushed by a thief who tried to rip her purse away.
Software Developers And Dentists Top List Of Best Jobs In U.S.According to U.S. News & World Report's annual list of the 100 best jobs in America, software developers topped the list with a median salary of $100,080 and over 250,000 projected jobs available this year.