Category Archives: Economic Outlook

Old dog learns new tricks @NICAR14

In five months, I turn 39 years old. I wouldn’t consider myself old, but I’m not young either. At no time has this fact been more clear than in past two days I’ve spent attending a computer-assisted reporting conference in … Continue reading

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Do you have a Capital One credit card? You should expect a visit soon

I really wish I had a Capital One credit card. I could use the help. No, I’m not talking about financial assistance. I’m refering to real, hands-on help at home and at work. Recently, Capital One sent a contract update … Continue reading

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How much of your holiday shopping is done online?

I remember my mother waking me up on a chilly Saturday morning with instructions to get dressed quickly and be ready to leave in a matter of minutes. I couldn’t have been more than 10 years old at the time. … Continue reading

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And that’s why you shouldn’t wear pajama pants to a job interview

Glysol Figueroa spent most of Friday morning screening job applicants who inquired about open positions with Assurant Solutions. And, aside from the higher- than-expected number of job seekers who stopped by the company’s table at the York County PA CareerLink … Continue reading

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Did WellSpan make you famous?

Usually, I don’t pay attention to TV commercials. For the most part, they all appear similar and do little to convey the benefits or negatives of a particular product. TV commercials are a signal to get up and grab a … Continue reading

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The cost of free

We all love free stuff. But what does it really cost?

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Facebook friends could sink your credit score

. When I bought my car two years ago, I expected the finance guy at the dealership to run my credit score. I knew he would be looking if had paid my bills on time and if I had a … Continue reading

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Rough winter makes way for healthy summer in crab populations

Crab populations in the Chesapeake Bay seem to be healthy, according to the latest report.

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Will the future fuel for cars be natural gas?

Last night, I went to a screening of “Gasland 2” for work. While the film argued against the natural gas drilling industry and its potential harms to the environment and human health, it was a minor point that resonated with … Continue reading

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For these guys, what they do is more than just a popular York County hobby

I collect action figures that were popular in the 1980s. Maybe in 20 years, if I decide to sell my collection, I can recoup my investment. But, that’s as far as my silly hobby goes. A complete line of Masters … Continue reading

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