Seizing An Opportunity

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Living in the fast-paced world of evolving mobile technology, two young Israeli entrepreneurs have invented what they hope will revolutionize the one device that they feel “got left behind” and seems to have missed the mobile revolution train: the printer. Tuvia Elbaum and Matan Caspi, both 29 and students at the Jerusalem College of Technology… Read More

Hoffman Achieves Adviser Status

Benjamin K. Hoffman has become an Ameriprise Financial private wealth adviser. Hoffman, with an office in Timonium, is one of approximately 9 percent of the nearly 10,000 Ameriprise financial advisers to achieve this status. Hoffman is part of Slyker, Hoffman & Associates, a financial advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. As an Ameriprise private… Read More

FutureCare Among Best in America

FutureCare Health and Management, Maryland’s premier skilled nursing and rehabilitation provider, has announced that four of its facilities have been recognized on the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Nursing Homes in America list for 2014. FutureCare Old Court, FutureCare Sandtown, FutureCare Lochearn and FutureCare Cold Spring all earned the highest possible rating, five stars… Read More

Weinberg Foundation Announces $8 Million Grant

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in the United States, has announced an $8 million grant for the extension of Kennedy Krieger Institute’s existing Weinberg Outpatient Center. Ellen M. Heller, Weinberg Foundation chair, noted that the Weinberg Foundation awarded this grant because Kennedy Krieger has trained and continues to… Read More

Weinberg Foundation Makes Key Move

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in the United States, has named Jonathan D. Hook as its first chief investment officer. Hook will work closely with the foundation’s Board of Trustees and with Rachel Garbow Monroe, the Weinberg Foundation’s president/CEO, to refine the foundation’s investment strategy. Hook, 56, comes… Read More

PSA, Armada Join Forces

Hunt Valley-based PSA Insurance & Financial Services, Inc., a leading regional financial services firm specializing in employee benefits, risk management, wealth management and fiduciary consulting for employer-sponsored retirement plans, has announced a merger with Armada Employer Services, the retail employee benefit consulting and HR services division of ArmadaCorp. Armada Employer Services, headquartered in Hunt Valley,… Read More

Area Dentist’s Chemistry Book Gets Boost

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Cengage Learning, a leading educational content, software and services company for K-12 and higher education, has attained the rights to The Guide to Surviving General Chemistry, a text book written by Baltimore resident and dentist Michael Rosen. At 21, Rosen self-published a chemistry text book with the goal to help chemistry students nationwide understand a… Read More

Maller Honored By Lincoln Financial

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Peter Maller, founder and president of Maller Wealth Advisors, and registered representative of Lincoln Financial Advisors (LFA), was named LFA Planner of the Year for 2013. Planner of the Year is awarded each year to the three leading advisors among thousands affiliated with Lincoln Financial. “Planner of the Year is the highest acknowledgement our company… Read More

IISHJ Names Outreach Director

The International Institute for Secular Humanistic Judaism (IISHJ) has announced that Noach Dzmura is its new campus outreach coordinator/rabbinic student recruiter. Dzmura has 20 years’ experience as an instructional designer for the software industry and for higher education. Since obtaining an M.A. in Jewish Studies from the Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies of… Read More

Resist the Urge to Tap Retirement Plans Early

I have yet to meet anyone who thinks they’re saving too much money for retirement. On the contrary, most people admit they’re probably setting aside too little. Retirement accounts must compete with daily expenses, saving up for a home, college and unexpected emergencies for every precious dollar. If taking money out of your IRA, 401(k)… Read More