The first thing you need is to move. Maryland is one of the worst 5 states for a concealed carry permit in the US. Less than 1% of the VERY few permits they issue are for personal protection- rest are business connected. They also do not recognize other state's concealed carry permits. Click here for a little info: Maryland CCW Concealed Carry Hand Gun Legal Info
As far as the gun question- good questions = good answers- and bro, you have not asked a good question. Good RARELY equals cheap, especially in the gun world. Give us some more information on what it is you are looking to do, and we'll see if we can offer some advice.
In the meantime, welcome to the forums- stop by the intro section, and say howdy.