Money

Help Mom Get Her Finances On Track

Mother’s Day provides the perfect opportunity to celebrate your love and appreciation for the moms in your life. So buys flowers and make dinner reservations, or whatever your custom is. But before too many days pass, schedule a “reality check” conversation about personal finances to make sure your mother is covering all her financial bases.

The Five Most Important Estate Planning Documents

It may be the subject matter – death, incapacity and taxes – that causes us to avoid estate planning. However, the fact is that, no matter what your age or how much wealth you’ve accumulated, you need an estate plan to protect yourself, your loved ones and your assets – both now while you’re still active as well as after your death.

Patty Duke Show Family Reunites To Promote Social Security’s Online Services

Patty Duke is back — and this time she’s brought the entire family. The cast of The Patty Duke Show reunited to create a series of public service announcements to promote Social Security’s new online Medicare application and other services.

Tax-Free Employer-Provided Health Coverage Now Available for Children under Age 27

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As a result of changes made by the recently enacted Affordable Care Act, health coverage provided for an employee’s children under 27 years of age is now generally tax-free to the employee, effective March 30, 2010.

IRS Seeks New Jersey Volunteers For Taxpayer Advocacy Panel

MOUNTAINSIDE — The Internal Revenue Service seeks civic-minded volunteers to serve on the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP), a federal advisory committee that listens to taxpayers, identifies key issues and makes recommendations for improving IRS service.

IRS Reaches Out To Small Business Employers About New Health Care Tax Credit

MOUNTAINSIDE ? The Internal Revenue Service this week began mailing postcards to more than 144 thousand small businesses and tax-exempt organizations in New Jersey to make them aware of the benefits of the recently enacted small business health care tax credit. More than four million postcards will be mailed nationwide.

Going Green Is Easier Than You Think

“Going green” is a hot topic these days. More and more people are trying to make changes that reduce energy usage, minimize landfill waste and support environmental sustainability. In fact, 90 percent of Americans say they buy green products at least sometimes, according to market researcher Mintel.