A nonpartisan Congressional Research Service (CRS) study on income inequality reaffirmed the growing sense that the rich get richer and the poor get poorer.
UNION — Career counselor Christopher Cofone will present a workshop at the Union Public Library on Saturday, Jan. 21, at 11 a.m.
UNION — SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) will present a series of three seminars to provide free business counseling to small businesses and people who want to start their own business.
The income tax filing season has begun and important tax documents should be arriving in your mailbox. Even though your return is not due until April, you can make tax time easier on yourself with an early start. Here are the Internal Revenue Service’s top 10 tips to ensure a smooth tax-filing process.
STATE – Over the past four years, AAA has recorded a steady increase in the average age of vehicles needing emergency roadside assistance. In 2008, the typical age of a vehicle needing roadside service was 6 years old. Today, that number has quickly grown to 9 years.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of the Treasury no longer offers paper U.S. Savings Bonds; the savings bond program went electronic after Dec. 31 – a move that is expected to save taxpayers $120 million over five years.
STATE – The start of 2012 ushered in higher tolls on the New Jersey Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway, but that’s just part of the bad news for local commuters.
College costs are out of control. Total outstanding student loans hover around $1 trillion, second only to home mortgages. Student loan repayment takes a hefty toll on starting salaries even during good economic times. But with so many recent graduates unable to find a decent job – or any job – repayment can be a nightmare.
Todd Dagres, a prominent venture capitalist and independent movie producer, earned $3.5 million in 2003, and paid not a cent in federal income tax.
CRANFORD – A new year marks a new beginning for many in the employment sector, either in finding a position after a layoff or simply exploring new opportunities for career enhancement. During January, Union County College will present two, single-session workshops in resume writing and job interview techniques on Saturday mornings at the Cranford Campus.