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Kittleman Creates Funding to Combat Human Trafficking

Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman has signed an executive order creating a fund to assist victims of human trafficking and support law enforcement efforts,...

Reworking a Branding Strategy With Social Media

Reworking a branding strategy requires, first, a plan and, second, a clear understanding of what you have in place now and what you need to add.

Non-Compete Agreements for Independent Contractors May Cause Employment Woes

In response to growing employment costs and pressures on price in a very competitive marketplace, more and more businesses in the service sector are calling upon independent contractors for core duties.

Anne Arundel Economic Development Corp. IVP aims to retain, expand minority businesses

The Anne Arundel Economic Development Corp. (AAEDC) has launched the Inclusive Ventures Program (IVP). The goal of the IVP is to help small, minority,...

Corner-ing the Market on Peer Advisory Boards for Entrepreneurs

The blood flowing through Tina Corner’s veins has always been infused with the spirit of an entrepreneur, even though she tried to deny it for many years.

Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship Launches New Podcast Series

The Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE), an initiative of the Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA), has announced the launch of a 14-part podcast series focused on entrepreneurship and business.

Franchot Releases Fiscal 15 Year-End Closeout Numbers

Reiterating his call for caution in the midst of a slow economic recovery, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot released the final closeout numbers for Fiscal Year 2015.

401(k) + IRA: How to Mix and Match Plans

Even if an individual is contributing like a champ to his or her employer-sponsored retirement plan, that person should not overlook the opportunity to invest in an IRA, too.

This Fall, Ease Into Retirement — Online

Sept. 23 marked the first day of fall. During this season, many people reflect on the gradual passing of time as green leaves turn gold and pine needles blanket lawns.

Outside Directors Impact Business Growth in Positive Ways

An outside director is a member of the board of directors or advisers who is not part of the executive management team. These professionals are sometimes referred to as independent or non-executive directors.

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