Check Out This Social Media Use Checklist

Social media rules! In a recent study, Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and Tumblr users sent tens of millions of messages every day– and new players keep entering the marketplace. Although these platforms provide significant benefits for businesses of all sizes, they also pose a variety of risks. Everything from employment, privacy and security, through intellectual property… Read more »

Rough and Unshaven – About No-Shave November

Cancer takes in various forms and this illness can be very disheartening for sufferers and their families. As a movement to support cancer, the No-Shave November campaign was started in 2009 to show support for cancer patients. Cancer survivors also participate in the campaign to show their support. What is the Goal of No-Shave November?… Read more »

Grateful!

The word of the day:  Grateful.  We, at The Jordan Insurance Group, are completely grateful.  We have a lot of reasons to be grateful!  For starters did you know that The Jordan Insurance Group is featured in the June issue of Forbes magazine?  Yep, that’s right!  Forbes magazine did a piece on us! According to… Read more »

Bah humbug!

With the Jingle Bells anthem playing loudly in the background, making your way around the overly congested department stores for last minute shopping is putting a damper on the Christmas spirit.  We feel it too, so we made a list of a few of things that we hate about the Christmas season: Holiday traffic.  Roads… Read more »

Insurance exchange enrollment rises 36 percent in Maryland

More than 1,700 Marylanders had enrolled in health insurance coverage through a new state marketplace from Oct. 1 through Nov. 9, and of those who signed up in October, most were women and middle-aged, state health officials said. The enrollment total was a 36 percent increase in a week. Along with its weekly update of enrollment… Read more »

Nostalgic Baltimore restaurants then and now

Our favorite old restaurants never go away. Mostly, they linger in our memories, but some of them actually make a return in name, if not in spirit. Martick’s Restaurant Francais is reopening soon, but as a lounge, which is what it was before it was a French restaurant. And the Charles Street location that once… Read more »

Looking For The Last Minute Fathers Day Gift?

Father’s Day is just around the corner, and if you still haven’t found a gift for your dad, you may want to consider getting him a tablet. Nowadays, finding a quality Android tablet for less than $200 is not only possible but also pretty easy. So if you’re looking for a last-minute gift that shows you… Read more »

Secure Your Company’s Talent!

By: Eric  Gundlach Even as high unemployment continues to grab headlines, shortages of people in key job categories and turnover are increasingly affecting Maryland business owners. A combination of factors is going to cause this trend to accelerate over the next few months. First, employees no longer rank job security as their top issue. For the… Read more »

Saving for Retirement

Retirement will come one day.  How can we be sure we will have enough money put away to live on? Most of us live a little above our means, so here are a few suggestions on how to go about saving a little more.   Cut back on everyday expenses.  Eating out and unnecessary shopping… Read more »

17 Year Locusts Return

A huge number of cicadas,growing underground since 1996, are about to emerge along much of the U.S. East Coast to begin passionately singing and mating as their remarkable life cycle restarts.  Magicicada septendecim, should arrive in late May or June. Their emergence produces such overwhelming numbers at once that predators, such as birds, spiders, snakes, and… Read more »