With the variety of options for delivering quality sound and just as many audience targeted genres, music is a popular way for a business to enhance the customer experience. However, keep in mind that, in a commercial environment, owners and operators generally can’t play it unless they pay for it.
Howard County recently honored outstanding volunteers in a ceremony that recognized the generosity and achievements of 12 individuals (10 adults and two youth), three nonprofit organizations or governmental agencies and one for-profit or community group.
Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense (CAE2Y) through 2020 by the National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Homeowners in Howard County are familiar with jumbo mortgages, bridge loans and sub-prime loans. The principal is in the hundreds of thousands of dollars and the payments are in the low five figures.
Spring is in the air, which for many people means waking up from hibernation and cleaning out the clutter. But don’t forget about clearing the cobwebs from your “financial house,” too.
Spring traditionally is a time for renewal. But sometimes spring cleaning just isn’t enough; perhaps your home or business needs something new. This can be as simple as new coats of paint, new furniture and design elements, and — the pièce de résistance — new artwork.
The Howard County Department of Citizen Services is warning residents to be on alert for calls from individuals who claim they represent the IRS or other government agencies. This warning follows reports to the department’s Office of Consumer Affairs from a number of Howard County residents about a new variation on the IRS imposter scam that began several years ago.
Affluent investors who are charitably inclined may have specific philanthropic and estate planning goals in mind, but may not be familiar with the many vehicles and trust structures available to help them implement their goals.
What professional financial advisers do is fairly straightforward: They work with clients on their investments and planning/tax strategies, among other services.
A recently released operating system bug fix can protect businesses that use Apple iMacs against a potentially devastating vulnerability that could expose records, e-mail and financial data to theft by hacking.