These days, everyone is taking a new look at their finances — and no one is looking more closely than the millions of baby boomers who are nearing retirement age.
STATE—September marks the sixth month of President Obama’s economic stimulus tax credit boosting American paychecks. While the credit put more money directly into people’s pockets, it may have some unintended consequences. Many may see a big tax bill come April 15, 2010.
CRANFORD—The Cranford Public Library will host a free seminar, “College Financial Aid: How to Qualify for Your Fair Share and Plan for College,” on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
MOUNTAINSIDE — As summer comes to an end, many teachers and educators are preparing for the start of the new school year. That preparation may include purchasing items for the classroom from personal funds.
TRENTON—Though identity theft is on the rise for everyone, teens or college-bound students are at particular risk warns the Professional Insurance Agents of New Jersey Inc.
CLINTON – Unity Bank has added Thomas Spontak to its home mortgage department in anticipation of growing activity in the housing sector over the coming months and into next year.
CRANFORD—A representative of SCORE will provide a free seminar, “Starting and Managing Your Own Business,” at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue, Cranford, on Thursday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m.
ROSELLE—Robert Melchionne, Business Development Officer from Spencer Savings Bank, 220 Chestnut Street in Roselle, speaks about small business financing at the Roselle Urban Enterprise Zone business luncheon on Aug. 12.
Here are a few suggestions on how you can trim your school supply bill this year:
FLORHAM PARK—As college students head back to campus, they need more than pens, pencils and enough underwear to last until fall break.