Some people go into business for themselves so they can call their own shots; others turn to self-employment after falling victim to today’s chronic unemployment rates.
UNION COUNTY— A public education forum, “Foreclosure: Moving From Fear To Positive Action,” will be held on Monday, Oct. 18, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Helen’s Roman Catholic Church, 1600 Rahway Avenue, Westfield. The event is free and open to the public.
(SPM Wire) With high rates of unemployment nationwide, almost everybody knows someone who is out of work and actively looking for a job. Adding insult to injury, many scammers are now taking advantage of this opportunity to prey on these job seekers, according to the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
ROSELAND– Many consumers will not have to include banking fees on their monthly expenditure list. However, consider this alarming statistic: 2 percent of banking customers account for 40 percent of all banking fee revenue.
In the coming weeks, millions of Americans will receive 2011 employee benefit open enrollment materials. Yes, it’s a pain to wade through all that information, but simply opting for your current coverage could prove to be a costly mistake.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new study by the Pew Fiscal Analysis Initiative projects that without significant revenue increases or spending reductions, the federal debt will climb to the unprecedented level of 132 percent of annual gross domestic product (GDP)—or $54 trillion—by 2035.
As with all challenges in a marriage, often what starts as a small issue can fester and grow into a large problem, given enough time.
CLARK— Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Rothman Institute for Entrepreneurship will host a presentation by Brian Moran, called “Leveraging Social Media to Grow Your Business,” at The Crowne Plaza Hotel in Clark on Friday, Oct. 1, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A New Jersey senator is calling on the federal Department of Transportation to require the full disclosure of all ancillary fees on airline tickets.
STATE — In the week ending Sept. 18, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial unemployment claims was 465,000, an increase of 12,000 from the previous week’s revised figure of 453,000, according to data released today by the federal government.