Business, Education

Freedom Federal Credit Union, Harford Community College announce #MyFightingOwlsFreedom contest winners

BEL AIR, MD—Freedom Federal Credit Union, in collaboration with Harford Community College, on Monday announced the winners of the #MyFightingOwlsFreedom social media contest. The contest encouraged participants to share their stories of freedom and personal growth at Harford Community College. The #MyFightingOwlsFreedom contest ended with a five-day public voting period, in which the community voted through Facebook and Instagram for …


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Maryland ranked among top 10 states with largest debt increase in Q3 2023

BALTIMORE, MD—With the overall consumer debt exceeding $17.3 trillion in Q3 2023, the personal-finance website WalletHub this week released its rankings of the States with the Largest & Smallest Debt Increases. Maryland came in at No. 6 on the list.  Hawaii topped the list with California coming in at No. 2. To determine the states with the largest and smallest …


Freedom Federal Credit Union announces three new community-based team members

BEL AIR, MD—Freedom Federal Credit Union this week announces three new appointments to their growing team. Leslie Stein and Ryan Frieman have joined Freedom’s Business Banking Team as Business Relationship Officers. Additionally, Stephen Hiegel has joined Freedom’s Business Development Team, joining colleagues, Lisa Snodgrass and Brian Peller, in their efforts to expand Freedom’s footprint through Harford and Baltimore County-based Workplace …

Six super-scary Halloween hacks to save you money

The following is a sponsored post from Freedom Federal Credit Union Don’t let Halloween costs scare you! Here are six great hacks for saving on costumes and decor. Ghastly Ghosts – Create an army of floating ghosts using nothing but white trash bags. Gather a bunch of bags and stuff them with crumpled newspaper. Tie the “head” with a rubber …

Three common money mistakes people make

The following is a sponsored post from Freedom Federal Credit Union Managing money responsibly doesn’t just happen. Even with the best of intentions, many people make mistakes in how they handle money – and they don’t even realize it. But there’s good news! Harmful behaviors can be unlearned. Let’s look at three common money mistakes and how to fix them. …

Freedom Federal Credit Union announces #SummerofFreedomFCU winner

BEL AIR, MD—Freedom Federal Credit Union recently concluded their fourth #SummerofFreedomFCU photo contest. Diane May, a science teacher at Patterson Mill Midde School in Harford County, won the grand prize of $1,000. May was on a roll, having just recently been awarded a Golden Apple Educator Award grant by Freedom for use in her science classroom. After the Golden Apple …

Freedom Federal Credit Union, Harford Community College announce #MyFightingOwlsFreedom social media contest

BEL AIR, MD—Freedom Federal Credit Union, in partnership with Harford Community College, has announced the launch of a new contest open to anyone connected to Harford Community College as a student, alumnus, employee, or parent. The #MyFightingOwlsFreedom contest invites participants to post a photo with a caption explaining how the college has helped them find freedom in their lives along …

Baltimore ranked among worst places in U.S. to retire, WalletHub study

BALTIMORE, MD—With only 27% of workers reporting that they are “very confident” they will have enough money for retirement, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2023’s Best & Worst Places to Retire. Baltimore came in near the bottom of the list at No. 173 out of 182 cities ranked.  Tampa, FL came in at No. 1 followed …