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Estate Planning 101: Four Documents to Help Protect You and Your Assets

October 22nd, 2014 | By Sandy Spring Bank

By Barbara Mulitz, Esq., Vice President and Trust Officer Hello Again! In a recent blog, my colleague, Jennifer Cumming, discussed ‘Four Tips for Retirement Planning […]

It’s a little early for Halloween, but markets sure got spooked last week.

October 20th, 2014 | By Brian Oettinger

After a 21-month ride to mid-September highs, stock markets jolted and shook investors last week like the most dramatic and scream-inducing rollercoaster at an amusement […]

Keep Calm and Carry On.

October 14th, 2014 | By Beau Mercer

The slogan comes from a United Kingdom Ministry of Information propaganda poster designed to boost morale if the United Kingdom was invaded during World War […]

During the third quarter of 2014, U.S. investors remained as optimistic as the narrator in Langston Hughes’ poem, Life Is Fine.

October 6th, 2014 | By Brian Oettinger

“Life is fine! Fine as wine! Life is fine!” During the third quarter of 2014, U.S. investors remained as optimistic as the narrator in Langston […]

Last week offered some lessons in career management, economics, and investor impulse

September 29th, 2014 | By Beau Mercer

Last week offered some lessons in career management, economics, and investor impulse, among other things. Derek Jeter, the well-loved Yankees shortstop, finished the final home […]

The Federal Reserve’s impending rate hike is about as popular as the New Coke

September 22nd, 2014 | By Brian Oettinger

About 25 years ago, Peter Jennings interrupted General Hospital to tell the nation Coca-Cola had decided to bring back its original recipe. The nation was […]

If you’re familiar with fairy tales, you’ve probably encountered a story or two that involves the granting of wishes.

September 15th, 2014 | By Beau Mercer

If you’re familiar with fairy tales, you’ve probably encountered a story or two that involves the granting of wishes. Usually, these are cautionary tales. Well, […]

Changing Lives, One Home at a Time: The Maple Hill Story

September 11th, 2014 | By Sandy Spring Bank

By John Paukstis, Executive Director, Habitat for Humanity Metro Maryland On Saturday, Habitat for Humanity Metro Maryland will host a dedication ceremony for the new […]

It’s déjà vu all over again!

September 8th, 2014 | By Brian Oettinger

Last year, pundits and analysts tried to discern when the Federal Reserve might begin to end quantitative easing by reading economic tea leaves. For months, […]

There is no substitute for mental preparedness.

September 2nd, 2014 | By Beau Mercer

Just ask any professional athlete or Navy SEAL. One essential aspect of metal preparation is situational awareness – being able to identify, process, and understand […]

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