Business

On October 18, 2016, President Obama issued an official proclamation recognizing Minority Enterprise Development Week. He stated,“Our Nation has always drawn strength from the diversity of our people, and no matter who you are, what you look like, or where you come from, America is a place where everyone deserves a chance to get ahead. This week, we must continue working to support minority enterprises and all entrepreneurs -- and ensure that by expanding access to...

Last week, I had the opportunity to be the keynote speaker for Operation Hope’s 12-week Entrepreneurial Training Program in Baltimore and the one bit of advice that I shared with the budding Baltimore entrepreneurs was Don’t Quit Your Day Job…at least not yet!One of the biggest mistakes that new entrepreneurs make when starting a business is jumping from their 9-5 to soon to follow their entrepreneurial dreams. Like us, many people began their entrepreneurial path with the proverbial “Side Hustle”...

With a proposed rate hike within the next month for BGE Customers, we want to educate customers on how to compare electricity rates and reduce your bill by shopping for a better supply rate.Our very own Jason Schwartzberg was featured on WBAL-TV 11 news this weekend discussing the change in BGE energy rates and how you can compare electricity rates and save on your utility bill.Click Here to watch the video or read the full story...

As the saying goes “All good things must come to an end” and that is definitely the case when it comes to gasoline prices rising to just below $2 per gallon in the Baltimore Region. However, as gasoline prices begin to slightly creep up, electricity supply prices or the price per kWh are headed downward for residential customers in the BGE Service Area translating to a lower electric bill.For example, BGE’s current Standard Offer Service (SOS)...

If you are anything like me, you don’t run to the mailbox every month to open your utility bill but it’s a necessary evil. However, this month there was an unpleasant surprise awaiting me…an unusually high utility bill! Now the rational person may say the winter in Maryland has been relatively mild (other than the Snowstorm Jonas), gasoline prices are below $2.00 a gallon, so why is my utility bill so high?Here are the 4 reasons...