Although not as unique as fingerprints or snowflakes, credit scores are highly individualized – and often mysterious. Many factors determine your score, which can change overnight depending on everything from last month’s credit card balances, to opening a new account, to applying for a car loan.
ROSELAND—The AMT. Form 1040EZ. W-2s and 1099s. What does it all mean? More importantly, how do you make sense of the forms and tax jargon to calculate your refund or – gulp – what you owe Uncle Sam.
ISELIN – Indus American Bank has ranked fourth in New Jersey for Small Business Administration (SBA) loan production for the first quarter of the SBA 2010 fiscal year.
MOUNTAINSIDE — People who give to charities providing earthquake relief in Haiti can claim these donations on the tax return they are completing this season.
TRENTON– For first-time homebuyers thinking of buying their first home in New Jersey, the combined incentive and mortgage programs from the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA) and the federal government have never been better.
GARWOOD—Stewart A. Ritter, senior vice president – investments for the Westfield office of Wells Fargo Advisor will host a complimentary, informational seminar on Social Security.
STATE—With the beginning of the new year, high school seniors and their parents are turning their attention to the college financial aid process. This task can be stressful and bewildering, particularly for families sending their first child to college.
CARTERET—Mayor Daniel Reiman has announced that Carteret has partnered with the Intersect Fund in hosting an eight-week advisory course for potential small business investors. The courses are a part of the Carteret Office of Economic Development’s expanding program agenda for new and existing local businesses.
TRENTON—The multi-state “Powerball” lottery game will make its in the Garden State, with tickets on sale at lottery retailers throughout New Jersey beginning Jan. 31.
TRENTON – New Jersey businesses are facing a significant tax hike this summer if the federal government doesn’t help replenish the state’s unemployment fund, Gov. Chris Christie warned this week.