October 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Pepco Requests Customers to Conserve Energy Oct. 20

Pepco is calling for a conservation period from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. today, for Pepco’s Maryland customers, and for Pepco’s Maryland and District of Columbia customers participating in Energy Wise Rewards. Pepco’s Maryland customers are eligible to participate in the Peak Energy Savings Credit program. This means that Pepco will cycle the participants’ air […]

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June 9, 2016 | Mark Avallone, MBA, CFP®, CRPS®

Five Financial Concepts Your Teens Should Understand Before High School Graduation

With graduation around the corner, high school seniors and their parents are focused on graduation requirements and what will be needed to start their college education off to a great start. But what about their personal finance education requirements? Are financial skills included in a student’s formal education? Not usually. In fact, I am astonished […]

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May 30, 2016 | Mark Avallone, MBA, CFP®, CRPS®

Quelling April Aftershocks, Tax Efficient Investing For Gen X

Do April showers bring May flowers or does the April tax filing date bring us face-to-face with our non-flowery tax realities? According to Bloomberg, the average federal income tax rate in 2015 was over 10 percent, but for a family earning over $100,000 that rate can quickly climb. After adding the average 9.5 percent paid […]

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November 30, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Retailers with Best Cyber Week Discounts (PHOTO)

Cyber Monday is well underway today and is set to hit record breaking sales. According to a recent report, Cyber Monday sales are estimated to hit $3 billion for the first time this year. While we’re in the last leg of Cyber Monday shopping,  it’s still not too late to jump on the holiday savings […]

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September 17, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Pepco Needs Your Help for Peak Savings Day Test on Sept. 18

Pepco is asking all of its customers to conserve energy from 2 – 3 p.m. on Thursday as part of a test event required by PJM, the Regional Transmission Organization or grid operator for Maryland and the District of Columbia. The power supply in the region is expected to be sufficient to meet demand. For […]

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