My wife decided to upgrade her dinosaur cell phone to a “smartphone” and enlisted my help. Initially, we ran into the brick wall of decisions smartphone shoppers frequently face: How to choose among hundreds of available phones, pick the right service provider and predict which calling and data plan and other options would best fit her needs without breaking the bank?
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg and Bob Menendez (D-NJ) today joined with 27 of their Senate colleagues to call for a long-term extension of emergency unemployment benefits to help New Jerseyans keep food on the table during the holiday season and provide for their families in the coming year.
At this time of year, many people overindulge, whether it’s overeating or drinking too much at holiday parties or spending too much on gifts and decorations. You’ll regret the former the next morning; but with overspending you may not feel the hangover effect until the bills come due in January.
ROSELAND– Commuting can be an expensive proposition. Not only do you have to deal with fluctuating gas prices, there are also tolls, parking and car maintenance to consider.
MOUNTAINSIDE – The Internal Revenue Service is looking for 3,198 New Jersey taxpayers who can claim their share of undelivered refund checks totaling $6.97 million.
If you’re able to make charitable donations, whether cash, material goods or volunteering your time, make sure the organizations deserve your support.
MOUNTAINSIDE – New Jerseyans e-filed a record 2.87 million federal income tax returns during 2010 for tax year 2009, up 3.3 percent from last year’s total of 2.78 million e-filers.
UTICA, N.Y. – Voters want government spending cuts, but they’re not calling for them across the board.
ROSELAND – Roth IRA conversions have been a hot topic this year. New rules have made 2010 the first year that there is no income limit for Roth IRA conversion eligibility. Because of that, many taxpayers have access to a Roth IRA for the first time.
CRANFORD—Learn about “25 Businesses You Can Start with Little or No Money” at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue, on Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m.