Money

IRS Seeks Community Volunteers Throughout New Jersey

“The Internal Revenue Service is seeking volunteers for the Volunteer Return Preparation Program (VRPP),” said New Jersey’s IRS spokesperson Gregg Semanick. “The IRS is looking for volunteers to take part in the VRPP throughout New Jersey during the 2010 tax filing season.”

Consumers Not Confident In Economic Recovery

STATE—According to the quarterly consumer survey by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Silberman College of Business, 67% of New Jerseyans have lost a job or have a friend or relative who has lost a job in the past year, a new high, up from 63% in the previous quarter.

Indus American Bank Receives SBA Preferred Lender Status

ISELIN–Indus American Bank announced approval for its Small Business Administration (SBA) Preferred Lender Participant (PLP) status this week. As a PLP, Indus can now streamline the procedures necessary to provide financial assistance to the small business community.

Suze Orman To Deliver Keynote At Rutgers Financial Conference

NEW BRUNSWICK—Suze Orman, a well-known and often-requested resource on money matters, will be the keynote speaker at the Star-Ledger|NJ.com and TD Bank’s Road to Personal Wealth Financial Conference. Orman will bring her savvy style of straight money talk to the podium at Rutgers University in New Brunswick on Saturday, October 31.