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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | August 19, 2011
Terence Kennedy, a financial consultant and adjunct faculty member of Stevenson University, died Aug. 12 of heart failure at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 73. The son of a construction worker and a telephone operator, Mr. Kennedy was born and raised in Jersey City, N.J., where he graduated in 1956 from St. Peter's Preparatory School. After attending college for two years, he enlisted in the Army in 1959, where he attained the rank of specialist working in communications.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | April 28, 2014
Charles W. Stills Jr., a Baltimore financial consultant who also was a church office manager, died Thursday in his sleep of unknown causes at his East Baltimore home. He was 80. The son of Charles W. Stills Sr., a steelworker and watchmaker, and Clara Henry Stills, a homemaker, Charles William Stills Jr. was born in Baltimore and raised on East Eager Street and later Caroline Street. After graduating in 1951 from Dunbar High School, Mr. Williams enrolled at what was then Morgan State College, where he earned a bachelor's degree in business in 1955.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | April 28, 2014
Charles W. Stills Jr., a Baltimore financial consultant who also was a church office manager, died Thursday in his sleep of unknown causes at his East Baltimore home. He was 80. The son of Charles W. Stills Sr., a steelworker and watchmaker, and Clara Henry Stills, a homemaker, Charles William Stills Jr. was born in Baltimore and raised on East Eager Street and later Caroline Street. After graduating in 1951 from Dunbar High School, Mr. Williams enrolled at what was then Morgan State College, where he earned a bachelor's degree in business in 1955.
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Jamie Smith Hopkins | October 16, 2013
Baltimore-based Civil Justice is offering free legal consultations for Marylanders who lost their home or are facing other foreclosure-related financial difficulties. The new program, “Foreclosure Recovery: On Track to Financial Health,” will focus on addressing harmful ripple effects of mortgage default, from municipal liens and debt collection to credit problems. The nonprofit Civil Justice hopes to reach 300 to 600 people. A panel of attorneys Civil Justice trained for the program will help consumers fix errors in credit reports, understand their bankruptcy options and determine whether there's a looming “ deficiency judgment ” for the amount owed on the former mortgage that wasn't covered by the foreclosure sale.
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September 29, 2006
Ulo Lige, a retired financial consultant and longtime Rodgers Forge resident, died of cancer Sept. 21 at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. He was 65. Mr. Lige was born in Estonia and was an infant when his family fled during World War II - first to Sweden, then to Canada and the United States, finally settling in Baltimore's Northwood neighborhood in 1952. Mr. Lige became a U.S. citizen in 1952 and was a 1960 graduate of Polytechnic Institute. He earned a bachelor's degree in business from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 1965.
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October 18, 2004
Melvin Joseph Pilachowski, a financial consultant and software manufacturers' representative, died of a heart attack Wednesday while on a business trip to Richmond, Va. The Catonsville resident was 58. One of his earliest jobs with Commercial Credit Corp. in Baltimore led to an interest in computers and the manufacture of software. The experience helped him develop a career in consulting for national companies including Nestle Corp., General Motors and Motorola. He traveled the world helping companies integrate new manufacturing technology into their systems.
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January 18, 2007
Samuel Serio, an automobile financial consultant, died in his sleep of an apparent heart attack Jan. 6 at his Ellicott City home. He was 43. Born and raised in Catonsville, he was a 1981 graduate of Catonsville High School, where he played lacrosse. As a young man, he worked on weekends alongside his father, Charles Robert Serio, at his Lexington Market fruit and vegetable stall. Mr. Serio earned a bachelor's degree in business from what is now Towson University, and sold automobile insurance and warranty policies while he was a student there.
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By Luke Broadwater, The Baltimore Sun | July 24, 2013
Baltimore's spending panel on Wednesday approved a payment of $424,000 to a financial consultant to monitor the city's money-saving efforts. The action by the Board of Estimates would bring the total payments to Public Financial Management Inc., a Philadelphia-based firm, to more than $1 million. The consultant was hired to help design the city's 10-year financial plan that includes a new trash collection fee, a smaller city workforce and cuts to employee benefits as a way to deal with a projected $750 million, 10-year budget shortfall.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | August 16, 2012
Melissa D. McCarty, a homemaker, volunteer and docent, died Saturday at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson. She was 94. The daughter of an attorney and a schoolteacher, Melissa Belle Dunham was born and raised in Northville, N.Y., where she graduated from the Northville School in 1935. She attended Middlebury College and Northwestern University, where she studied theater arts. Mrs. McCarty was married in 1937 to her childhood friend, Horace Dowman McCarty, from Baltimore, whom she met during vacations in the Adirondacks.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | August 21, 2011
Terence Kennedy, a financial consultant and adjunct faculty member of Stevenson University, died Aug. 12 of heart failure at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 73. The son of a construction worker and a telephone operator, Mr. Kennedy was born and raised in Jersey City, N.J., where he graduated in 1956 from St. Peter's Preparatory School. After attending college for two years, he enlisted in the Army in 1959, where he attained the rank of specialist working in communications.
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By EILEEN AMBROSE | February 27, 2007
Patrick of North Baltimore is searching for some tough love. He and his wife earn well over $200,000 a year but live paycheck to paycheck. Their three children go to private school and family members have four cars among them. Patrick has tapped his 401(k) to pay off credit-card debt. "We need a personal consultant [read: Drill Sergeant] to help us get it together financially," he writes in an e-mail. "We live week to week off our paychecks, which, if not timed right, leaves us broke for a few days between paydays.
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January 18, 2007
Samuel Serio, an automobile financial consultant, died in his sleep of an apparent heart attack Jan. 6 at his Ellicott City home. He was 43. Born and raised in Catonsville, he was a 1981 graduate of Catonsville High School, where he played lacrosse. As a young man, he worked on weekends alongside his father, Charles Robert Serio, at his Lexington Market fruit and vegetable stall. Mr. Serio earned a bachelor's degree in business from what is now Towson University, and sold automobile insurance and warranty policies while he was a student there.
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September 29, 2006
Ulo Lige, a retired financial consultant and longtime Rodgers Forge resident, died of cancer Sept. 21 at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. He was 65. Mr. Lige was born in Estonia and was an infant when his family fled during World War II - first to Sweden, then to Canada and the United States, finally settling in Baltimore's Northwood neighborhood in 1952. Mr. Lige became a U.S. citizen in 1952 and was a 1960 graduate of Polytechnic Institute. He earned a bachelor's degree in business from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 1965.
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By GAIL MARKSJARVIS and GAIL MARKSJARVIS,TRIBUNE MEDIA SERVICES | February 26, 2006
The next time you go to a financial consultant for help with your investments, you may receive a document that is supposed to make it easier for you to figure out whether that person is truly out for your best interests. But there's a risk that after you've read it, you will be more confused than ever before. Read the document like a cigarette label. In essence, it is warning: "This broker might be hazardous to your wealth." It won't read that way, however. Instead, it begins with: "Your account is a brokerage account and not an advisory account.
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