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October 12, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Chamber Kicks Off Fall with Networking Mingle

The leaves are changing, it’s starting to get a little cooler, but at the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) we are turning up the heat and just getting started with events this fall for everyone. We kicked off October with a Fall networking mingle at DeLeon & Stang, CPAs & Advisors, located at 100 Lakeforest […]

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October 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Week in Review

Mariana Cordier hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Guests include Linna Barnes, Henry Hailstock, Dr. Bruce Fowler, and Maria Maisto. Cordier and the panel discuss public financing for local elections with Linna Barnes, what to expect in the Nov. 6 General Election with Henry Hailstock, global warming with Dr. Bruce Fowler, and […]

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October 9, 2018 | Juanita Farmer, CPA

Five Things to Know Before Starting a Business

Starting a new business is an exciting, but busy time with so much to be done and so little time to do it in. Also, if you expect to have employees, there are a variety of federal and state forms and applications that will need to be completed to get your business up and running. […]

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October 9, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Chamber Holds 13th Annual Upcounty Business Breakfast Briefing

Thirteen years ago, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) established the Upcounty Business Breakfast Briefing (UCBBB) which affords Chamber members and Upcounty Business Leaders an opportunity to discuss legislative issues with their elected officials. On Tuesday, October 2 the GGCC was honored to have Montgomery County Executive Isiah “Ike” Leggett; and State Senators Cheryl Kagan, […]

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October 9, 2018 | Alvin Carlos, CFA, CFP®

Do You Make These 5 Money Mistakes?

You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself. – Samuel Levenson I will confess. I’ve had my own share of financial mistakes. When I was new to the investing world, I decided to buy call options. It had the potential to generate immense returns, […]

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October 7, 2018 | Phil Fabrizio

The Age of Innocence

Forgive me Bruce Hornsby and Don Henley for I have taken a play on words for your written classic “The End of Innocence”.  I found it inspirational as background music for choosing images of Sherwood High School’s “Dance the Night Away” music-themed Homecoming Dance.  Forgive me too, administrators, teachers, parents and all those chaperones for […]

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October 6, 2018 | Daryl Schultz

Sherwood Defeats Blair 29-26 in an Overtime Homecoming Classic

Homecoming football games can be memorable for many reasons and Friday night’s clash between Sherwood and Blair will rank high as a result of a 29-26 Warrior victory in overtime.  The game ended on an interception during Blair’s first and only overtime possession.  The Sherwood bench swarmed the field and a homecoming memory would be […]

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October 6, 2018 | Phil Fabrizio

Quince Orchard Tames Paint Branch Panthers 24-8

Quince Orchard tamed an upbeat Paint Branch Panther team by controlling the ball on the ground for a 24-8 win Friday night in Burtonsville.  While avoiding game-changing turnovers the Cougars ran the ball 44 times for over 270 yards.  Quince Orchard controlled their line of scrimmage and made life tough for the Panthers who only […]

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October 4, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Week in Review

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Guests include Charlotte Davis, Jane de Winter, Brad Stewart, and Stuart Rosenthal. Mooers and the panel discuss the Federal farm bill with Charlotte Davis the executive director of the Rural Maryland Council, the public school district is examining long-range facility planning approaches with Jane […]

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October 2, 2018 | Juanita Farmer, CPA

Avoiding an Unexpected Tax Bill

Tax withholding can be complicated, and with the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) legislation, it’s even more so since a number of tax provisions have changed. As such, it’s important to make sure the right amount of tax is withheld for your particular tax situation. Many taxpayers have already adjusted their […]

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