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.
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.
CRANFORD—Representatives of Emerald Financial Services will present “Pearls of Wisdom,” a free seminar on the retirement issues people face and possible strategies to help create financial security.
MOUNTAINSIDE – The Internal Revenue Service wants you to know there may be a scam waiting in your e-mail inbox that looks very official but is dangerous to you and your computer.
ISELIN– Indus American Bank recently appointed Timothy E. Doyle, a resident of Westfield, as chief loan officer and senior vice president.
ROSELAND – Why are some people selected for audit by the Internal Revenue Service and others are not?
What should you do if Social Security pays you too much? That may seem like a strange idea at first, as most people worry about not having enough money.
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.
CRANFORD—A representative of SCORE will provide a free seminar entitled “25 Businesses You Can Start with Little or No Money” at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue, Cranford, on Thursday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m.
It’s that time of year again – when people in many parts of the country feel a new chill in the air each morning, and put an extra quilt or blanket on the bed.