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.
To paraphrase Yogi Berra, when it comes to gas prices, this is like déjà vu all over again. Instability in Africa and the Middle East, among other factors, has driven up pump prices to levels we haven’t seen since the summer of 2008.
Mother’s Day is May 8. In addition to traditional gifts like candy and flowers, consider spending a few hours helping your mom organize her financial, legal and medical records so she – and you – know where she stands.
MOUNTAINSIDE – Are you expecting a federal tax refund this year? Internal Revenue Service spokesman Gregg Semanick offers these tips for checking on the status of your refund and some helpful tips about refunds.
I learned lots of valuable information in high school, but one subject that wasn’t on the curriculum was personal financial management. We didn’t learn how to balance a checkbook, why budgeting is important or how credit card interest works, among other life lessons.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of the Treasury is retiring the paper Social Security check, a move expected to save taxpayers $1 billion over the next 10 years. Beginning May 1, anyone newly applying for Social Security, Veterans Affairs…
Billionaire Donald Trump proposed in 1999 a one-time 14.25 percent net worth tax on individuals and trusts worth $10 million or more that would have raised $5.7 trillion.
NEWARK– As Americans file their income tax returns, New Jersey Citizen Action (NJCA) held a press conference today at its Free Tax Preparation Center in Newark to demand that the state Legislature and Gov. Chris Christie restore New Jersey’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) for working families.