Money

NJ Extends Program That Provides An Advance On First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit

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.

College Goal Sunday Offers Financial Aid Help

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.

Small Business Workshops Come To Carteret

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.

Earning Higher Interest – With A Checking Account

People stash their money in safe havens such as savings accounts, Treasury Bills and Certificates of Deposit for a variety of reasons. It could be fear of losing money in the stock market, the security of knowing their deposits are government-insured or, with bank accounts at least, being able to quickly withdraw funds when needs arise.

Statewide Competition For High School Students Searches For New Jersey’s Best Business Ideas

MADISON— Calling all New Jersey high school students with bright ideas. The “2010 New Jersey Business Idea Competition” is now accepting entries seeking New Jersey’s best, commercially feasible business ideas.

Hallmark Realtors Provides Special Services For Seniors

CLARK—Hallmark Realtors has a Seniors Lifestyle Division to address the various real estate issues of maturing adults, 50 and over. Three sales associates—Joanne Mordas, Joyce Sretenovic and Michele Savage—have earned the SRES® Designation.