Money

Avoiding Overdraft And Bounced Check Fees

Have you ever received a hefty charge for accidentally withdrawing more money than is in your checking account? These fees can be quite high, so the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) advises that you understand how they work and how to avoid them:

New Jersey Executives Say State Must Work Harder to be Business Friendly

HOLMDEL – The Third Annual New Jersey Economic Policy Forum in December drew 150 business and academic leaders committed to the advocacy of a business-friendly state. The event focused on the findings of the initiative’s latest C-Suite Survey of top-level executives in the state.

Senate Budget Committee Approves Tax Expenditure Reporting Bill

TRENTON – The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee approved a bill that would require the governor to include a report on state tax expenditures in his annual budget message by a vote of 8-0 with six abstentions on Monday.

New Year’s Resolutions Should Include Review Of Personal Assets

HERNDON, Va., — Given the current economic situation, it is clear that maximizing personal assets is important. The American Society of Appraisers suggests that people take the opportunity at the beginning of the new year to resolve to document and assess personal assets.

Avoiding Deceptive ‘Opt-Out’ Online Scams

Proverbs survive because of their universality. Take the adage, “One bad apple spoils the barrel.” It teaches us that good people (or good businesses) can be tainted by association with those whose actions are perceived as unscrupulous, even if they themselves don’t employ the same deceitful tactics.

Bipartisan Commission Calls On Policy Makers To Tackle The Federal Debt

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, the Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform outlined a plan for Congress and the Administration to begin working now to significantly reduce the national debt, which is currently $7.6 trillion. Red Ink Rising, the Commission’s first report, calls on policy makers to enact both spending cuts and tax increases to shift our nation’s fiscal course.