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Teach Your Children Well

Financial illiteracy has become an epidemic. According to a recent report from the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, more than 40 percent of Americans grade themselves a C, D or F on their knowledge of personal finance issues.

Pinho Pleads Guilty To Stealing More Than $2.5 Million

ELIZABETH – Carlos Pinho, former president of the Portuguese Social Club in Elizabeth, pleaded guilty last week to stealing more than $2.5 million in a Ponzi scheme that targeted his mostly middle- and working-class immigrant club members.

IRS Encourages Coastal State Taxpayers To Prepare For Hurricane Season

MOUNTAINSIDE— “With the 2009 hurricane season now underway, the Internal Revenue Service encourages individuals and businesses to safeguard themselves by taking a few simple steps,” said New Jersey’s IRS spokesperson Gregg Semanick.

Fishing Trip Fun

LINDEN—Students at Linden School No. 1 have been learning about various animal environments along with their habitats and different ecosystems through the year. The recent fishing trip was hands-on learning experience to emphasize the lesson