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July 30, 2019 | Alvin Carlos, CFA, CFP®

3 Questions Before Making a Big Buy

This week, District Capital’s Shanna Due discusses the three questions you should consider before making a large purchase.

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February 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Bloomberg’s Wealthiest Towns List Includes Potomac, Travilah

Bloomberg News published its annual list ranking the wealthiest towns in the U.S. Wednesday. Both Potomac and Travilah rank on the list. Travilah, a census-designated place in Montgomery County, earned the 24th spot on the list (last year Travilah ranked 25th on the list). According to Bloomberg, the average household income in Travilah is $284,682. […]

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September 25, 2017 | Dan Amzallag

Message from the Universe: Basking in Happiness

“Shaping, shifting, molding, making: What people do when they discover their imagination. Spinning, curling, dipping, twirling: What people do when they discover their wings. Beaming, glowing, basking, shining: What people do when they discover love. Basking in heaven – The Universe”©Mike Dooley, http://tut.com So there are a lot of things you need to do prior to […]

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August 28, 2017 | Dan Amzallag

Message From the Universe: Reality at its Best

“For you, it’s never really been all about the cottage at the beach, a multimillion dollar bank account, or the adoration of fans, has it? Okay, sure, you could roll with it… Instead, it’s been about having a life that allows for the expression of your creativity and exchanging your rare and special gifts with […]

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August 15, 2017 | Dan Amzallag

Message from the Universe: Physical Sense of Reality

“Most don’t realize it, and few stop and wonder, yet from the extremely limited perspectives afforded by your physical senses it is impossible to know what you really, really want in material or circumstantial terms, because there is always “more” that you could be asking for than you can even see. More insights, more rewards, […]

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April 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Nonprofits Seek Reversal of $600,000 Cut in Budget (PHOTO & VIDEO)

About 150 people representing dozens of nonprofits gathered at the Council Office Building in Rockville on Monday, seeking to overturn a 1 percent cut in county funding proposed in County Executive Ike Leggett’s fiscal 2018 budget. The cut would hit contracts awarded by the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, which serve “the […]

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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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October 17, 2016 | Maureen Stiles

The Money Tree

Preparing to move a child into a college dorm is like driving down the highway and throwing perfectly good money out the window. The bills just disappear in the wind leaving nothing to show for it. One would assume that you would have things—tangible items—after spending all that money but realistically nearly everything either gets […]

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July 19, 2016 | Juanita Farmer, CPA

Paying off Debt the Smart Way

Between mortgages, car loans, credit cards, and student loans, most people are in debt. While being debt-free is a worthwhile goal, most people need to focus on managing their debt first since it’s likely to be there for most of their life. Handled wisely, however, that debt won’t be an albatross around your neck. You […]

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July 6, 2016 | Brad Sherman

Do You Need to Change Your Financial Advisor?

In his song “Real Friends” musician Kanye West raps, “Real friends. It’s not many of us. We smile at each other. But how many honest? Trust issues.” West wonders whether those around him are there because they really have his best interests at heart, or if they only care about him for his money. Given […]

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