WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. unemployment rate ticked up a tenth of a percent to 9.2 percent in June, according to data released today by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. The economy added 57,000 private sector jobs, but that was offset by a drop of 39,000 government jobs for a net increase of just 18,000.
TRENTON – The state Assembly recently passed legislation that would require educational brochures on college loan repayment schedules to be created and distributed to high school students.
Nervous investors have faced many challenges over the last few years searching for safe havens. That’s one reason many turn to annuities to ensure a steady stream of retirement income.
One common misconception among many people who rent their homes is that they are covered under their landlord’s insurance in case of an accident, burglary, or other disaster.
WASHINGTON, D.C. —The Internal Revenue Service announced an increase in the optional standard mileage rates for the final six months of 2011 on Thursday.
Next time you’re tempted to lecture your kids about wasting too much time on video games, first check out which games they’re playing – it turns out they may actually be learning important life lessons.
MOUNTAINSIDE – Many high school and college students may have a summer job. Some students may not realize they have to pay taxes on their summer income. The IRS offers tips for students about income earned while working a summer job.
ROSELAND– The recent economic crisis brought extremely high levels of layoffs and unemployment across the country. As the ranks of the newly unemployed swelled, so did the entrepreneurial spirit, with startups at a 15-year high.
TRENTON – New Jersey’s job market showed little change in May; employment was down by 400 jobs while the unemployment rate went up by 0.1 percentage point to 9.4 percent.
NEWARK — PSE&G wants customers to know that a new TRUE grant, as well as several other payment assistance programs, are available to help customers pay utility bills.