At this time of year, many people pause to reflect on what they’d like to change about their lives going forward – lose a few pounds, take a class, spend more time with the kids. Often, these goals revolve around personal finances.
Many people take vacation or visit family at this time of year. That’s the good news. The bad news is that there are a number of scams that unsuspecting travelers can fall victim to if they are not careful.
Most people carry some debt, whether it’s a credit card balance or the money they owe on a car loan or home mortgage. Debt is not necessarily a bad thing, but it can become a problem if you allow it to get out of control.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Internal Revenue Service issued the 2010 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.
BERKELEY, Calif.—College seniors who graduated in 2008 carried an average of $23,200 in student loan debt, according to a recent report.
LIVINGSTON – The legal community has suffered during the economic recession and the New Jersey State Bar Association is reaching out help attorneys looking to make a new start.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new law that went into effect Nov. 6 extends the first-time homebuyer credit five months and expands the eligibility requirements for purchasers.
TRENTON – The Professional Insurance Agents of New Jersey Inc. reminds homeowners and business owners that despite the warmer temperatures, winter is on its way and now is the time to prevent your pipes from freezing. When the temperature dips below freezing, the weather can damage your pipes and result in damage to your home and your belongings.
NEWARK – The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs reminded shoppers to know their rights about gift cards and item refunds and to check the national list of recalled toys before going online or to stores this holiday season.
With the holiday season rapidly approaching, it’s never too early to begin saving money on gift purchases. To help its customers avoid credit card debt and an empty wallet, The Provident Bank is offering some cash-saving tips.