ROSELAND – Do you have a plan for you or your family if a crisis occurs? Imagine not being able to contact your friends or family members. How would you know if everyone was safe?
NEWARK – JP Morgan Chase & Co. will pay a $1.1 million fine to settle a state investigation into the company’s sale of auction-rate securities, New Jersey officials announced today. The firm also agreed to repurchase approximately $91.25 million in securities from individual New Jersey investors.
Sometimes I miss the days before cell phones, email and voicemail. Sure, they’ve simplified our lives in many ways – remember how frustrating it was trying to reach people before answering machines?
SAYREVILLE – A prominent Democrat warned that Gov. Chris Christie’s 2 percent cap on local property tax increases could wind up hurting New Jersey taxpayers.
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.