JERSEY CITY – For many people, tracking down last year’s financial statements, cash records and receipts for tax returns can be a full-time job.To make tax preparation easier this year or to be fully prepared for next year, consider reducing paperwork and utilizing online resources.
A college education remains a big-ticket item. In fact, the average annual tuition at a private four-year college is now $26,273, up 4.4 percent from last year, while annual tuition at public four-year colleges jumped 6.5 percent to $7,020.
It’s a staggering and sobering – statistic: More than half of Americans surveyed say they have less than $25,000 saved for retirement. Even those with greater resources can’t be sure they’ll live the comfortable retirement they envisioned.
MOUNTAINSIDE — The Internal Revenue Service issued its 2010 “dirty dozen” list of tax scams, including schemes involving return preparer fraud, hiding income offshore and phishing.
MOUNTAINSIDE – With the April 15 tax deadline approaching, here are five tips for New Jersey taxpayers from the Internal Revenue Service that will help the tax filing process run smoother than ever this year.
The name Bernard Madoff will forever be associated with investment fraud. Unfortunately, Madoff is not the only bad apple involved in handling the money of trusting investors. With the softening stock market, many fraudulent investment schemes across the country have come tumbling down like a house of cards.
BRIDGEWATER – As New Jerseyans clean up from the recent Nor’Easter, Allstate New Jersey Insurance Company (Allstate New Jersey) suggests some tips to help protect you and your property from unscrupulous contractors.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Alan Grayson wants to open Medicare enrollment to anyone who can pay for it.
Converting a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA can offer greater flexibility in retirement. And beginning this year, more taxpayers are eligible to make this conversion. However, there are benefits as well as drawbacks to this step.
Most people are somewhat familiar with Medicare, since it’s likely they or a family member are already covered by the government-provided health insurance program. But with its alphabet soup of options and complex rules, Medicare can be daunting to the uninitiated.