Even in a strong economy, divorce is often difficult and costly; but in a prolonged recession, it can be financially devastating.
There is still time left to take advantage of the American Opportunity Tax Credit, a credit that will help many parents and college students offset the cost of college. This tax credit is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and is available through December 31, 2010.
ROSELAND – There is a natural tendency to procrastinate in doing stressful activities that you don’t enjoy. Combined with a busy, hurried lifestyle and competing demands, procrastination can create its own problems, such as stress, guilt and panic.
CLARK – In light of the current humanitarian disaster in Pakistan, you may be seeking ways to reach out and help. And while many organizations worldwide are accepting donations for this cause, it’s certainly in your best interest to evaluate the legitimacy of the organization before you contribute.
ROSELAND – Would you be able to list all the contents of your home if you had to? Most people could not, which is why it’s a good idea to create a written home inventory.
MADISON – The fall program of the O. Berk Company Family Business Forum kicks off on Sept. 16 with “An Examination of Family Business Boundaries,” presented by Jane Adams, best-selling author and renowned expert in managing personal, professional and family boundaries.
If you’ve ever paid a penalty for sending in your credit card payment late, the following news might spark your interest:
ISELIN– During this year’s Health and Wellness Day at the Iselin Fire House, Haigo Armenian Mouradian (right) of The Provident Bank provides financial advice to Vincent Dellatore (left), an Iselin branch customer.
STATE — New Jersey cheated investors who bought more than $26 billion worth of municipal bonds between August 2001 and April 2007, according to the first federal securities fraud complaint ever filed against a state government.
TRENTON- Employment in New Jersey fell in July and the state’s unemployment rate edged up to 9.7 percent. The loss was mainly due to a decline in public sector payrolls at the federal and local government levels.