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.
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.