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April 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hundreds of Students Attend Choose Respect Conference (VIDEO)

Hundreds of Montgomery County students attended the Choose Respect Conference at Richard Montgomery High School on April 2nd. MCPS-TV has a recap. More scenes from today's @Choose_Respect healthy teen dating conference. Opening remarks will begin shortly! #RespectyourSelfie2017 pic.twitter.com/96IZ9620VU — MCPS (@MCPS) April 2, 2017 Great to see so many of our @mocoboe members, elected officials […]

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February 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Consumer Alert About Online Scams (VIDEO)

The latest Consumer Alert from the Office of Consumer Protection is about online scams. Watch the alert, below:

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December 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

CAO Firestine Sends Memo to County Directors About Budget Reductions

In a memo sent out this week, Chief Administrative Officer Timothy Firestine informed Montgomery County directors that fiscal year (FY) 2018 “operating budget reductions will be necessary to produce a balanced budget next year.” According to the memo, the December Fiscal Plan update projects a gap of $130 million compared to the current approved budget. […]

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May 24, 2016 | Mark Avallone, MBA, CFP®, CRPS®

Top Financial Mistakes Millennials in Their Early 30’s Must Avoid

I previously wrote an article on core savings strategies for Millennials in their early 30’s. Millennials in their early 30s are often overlooked in personal finance media which got me thinking about more financial advice that is specific to you. While these early working years are the perfect time to set up your future financial […]

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May 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery College Celebrates Scholars and Donors (VIDEO)

It was a record-setting year for students receiving scholarships at Montgomery College. MCTV’s Carolina Galeano reports.  

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February 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Consumer Alert (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection is celebrating National Consumer Protection Week by offering important information for seniors.

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November 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Consumer Alert: Online Shopping (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection has released a new Consumer Alert video about online shopping. Take a look:

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May 18, 2015 | Staff Writer

Leggett Releases Memo on the Wynne Case Decision

A Supreme Court decision today will have a big impact on tax revenue in Montgomery County. Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett released the following memo outlining the impact of the ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on the Comptroller v. Wynne case.

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November 25, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Leggett Memo Surprises Council (VIDEO)

A Nov. 21 memo from Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett’s office warns of spending limits. The memo is addressed to Council President Craig Rice and reports that the November income tax distribution was $96 million less than estimated by the Department of Finance. That’s “significant,” according to Leggett. “The volatility of these revenues and the […]

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