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Income Inequality the “defining issue of our time”

According to Wall Street Journal, Thom Hartmann, the International Monetary Fund and and the head of the Federal Reserve Board,things look pretty grim for most working families. The International Monetary Fund is reporting that income inequality is the “defining issue of our time,” says Hartmann. “That’s…

State warns consumers about con artists

NEWARK – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs today warned consumers of a scam in which con artists, falsely claiming to represent the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office, call unsuspecting victims to…

Unity Bank booming

Unity Bancorp, Inc., parent company of Unity Bank, reported net income available to common shareholders of $1.7 million, or $0.20 per diluted share, for the three months ended December 31, 2014, a 34.4% increase compared to net income available to…

NJ taxpayers got smoked in tobacco bond deal

Behind New Jersey’s Tobacco Bond Bailout, A Hedge Fund’s $100 Million Payday by Cezary Podkul | ProPublica TRENTON, N.J. — When state Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff briefed lawmakers on New Jersey’s ailing budget in April, he brought good news. His office had just…

IRS offering year-end tax tips

Tax year 2014 is almost over and the tax filing season is just around the corner, so IRS Spokesman Mark S. Green is offering helpful year-end tax tips for you to consider. “Taxpayers should review and gather documents now as part…