When I was growing up, car manufacturers made a big deal each fall about unveiling next year’s models, literally shrouding them in secrecy under tarps in print and TV ads until the launch date. Car-crazy dads would then rush down to the dealer for a test drive.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Taxpayers need to be careful to protect their personal information. Identity thieves use many methods to steal personal information and then they use the information to file a tax return and get a refund. Here are 10 things the IRS wants you to know about identity theft so you can avoid becoming the victim of an identity thief.
WOODBRIDGE – The Provident Bank is now offering a special rate on a 20-year bi-weekly, fixed rate mortgage. Instead of making a large payment every month, homeowners can make half payments every two weeks. This bi-weekly mortgage is paid off in 16-17 years instead of 20 years, saving homeowners thousands of dollars in interest.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The MoveOn organization is gearing up to challenge Republican efforts to scare people into accepting Social Security benefit cuts.
STATE – A study conducted by a Rutgers University professor determined that New Jersey’s public workers are not overpaid compared to those in the private sector with a comparable level of education.
STATE – A study funded in part by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey finds that a planned trans-Hudson passenger rail tunnel will boost home values near train stations on NJ TRANSIT lines by $19,000 on average.
EAST RUTHERFORD – New Jersey’s industrial real estate market through the first half of 2010 showed renewed progress following a couple of challenging years, according to commercial real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.
TRENTON – Legislation intended to spark economic development by increasing the number and types of businesses eligible to benefit from tax exempt purchases in Urban Enterprise Zones is advancing in the New Jersey Legislature.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Reserve Board announced this week that it is seeking nominations for appointments to its Consumer Advisory Council.
STATE – For the second week in a row, the federal Department of Labor reported a drop in the number of new unemployment claims filed in New Jersey.