Pest-control services provided by insect-eating bats in the United States likely save the U.S. agricultural industry at least $3 billion a year, and yet insectivorous bats are among the most overlooked economically important, non-domesticated animals in North America, according to an analysis published recently in Science magazine’s Policy Forum.
UTICA, N.Y. – More than a third (37 percent) of homeowners have cut back on spending for things such as food, transportation and home maintenance so that they could make their monthly mortgage payment, according to a new IBOPE Zogby interactive poll.
MOUNTAINSIDE – It may not be high on the list of wedding planning activities, but there are a few, simple steps that can help keep tax issues from interrupting newly-wedded bliss.
If you’re lucky enough to win a multimillion-dollar lottery, you don’t need this column; you need a team of legal and financial experts to make sure you don’t blow your chance for lifetime financial security.
MOUNTAINSIDE – The Internal Revenue Service encourages those who are self-employed or own a small business to take advantage of certain tax benefits and learn about IRS resources that can help them meet their federal tax obligations.
MOUNTAINSIDE – The Internal Revenue Service encourages taxpayers to take a few minutes to check their withholding to make sure what is being taken out of their paychecks matches their projected taxes.
TRENTON – New Jersey tax revenue is running ahead of the original projections, though there is disagreement over just how much.
Parents, if your high-school senior is about to graduate, you have my heart-felt congratulations – and my sympathy. As your checkbook can attest, this has been an expensive year and it’s not over yet.
You’ve taken steps to make sure that you’re not a victim of identity theft, but what about your kids?
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Research show that credit card interest rates have stabilized and consumers are seeing a reduction in some fees following changes made by federal law in 2009.