Many people make a list of resolutions at the beginning of each new year, such as losing weight or learning a new skill. As you make your list, consider including wise financial goals for 2010 and beyond.
TRENTON – The state Senate voted 36-0 yesterday to approve a bill that would require the Governor to include in his annual budget message a report on state tax expenditures.
Many people enjoy the convenience of doing all of their banking over the Internet, but some consumers worry about the safety of their online transactions. The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) recommends that you ask these questions to ensure that your online bank dealings are secure:
NEWARK– Temperatures have dropped and heating systems are working hard. PSE&G say that you shouldn’t let the warm air escape from your home. Stay comfortable and safe, while keeping your energy costs as low as possible.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
MOUNTAINSIDE – The Internal Revenue Service reminds individual taxpayers who are considering buying a new car that they have until Dec. 31 to take advantage of a tax break that may not be around in 2010.