WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Internal Revenue Service recently announced its first successful prosecution related to fraud involving the first-time homebuyer credit and warned taxpayers to beware of this type of scheme.
SPRINGFIELD – Investors Savings Bank has appointed Laura Kaplan-Grimshaw to the position of assistant vice president and branch sales manager. Kaplan-Grimshaw, who has a broad background in banking, financial services and insurance, will manage Investors’ branch at 173 Mountain Avenue in Springfield.
STATE—New Jersey’s unemployment rate reached its highest level in 32 years in June, but Corzine administration officials are trying to put a positive spin on the grim economic situation.
TRENTON – Legislation to simplify New Jersey’s corporate governance statutes is closer to becoming law.
MOUNTAINSIDE — With 2009 now half over, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers to take advantage of the numerous tax breaks made available earlier this year in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
TRENTON—The Professional Insurance Agents of New Jersey Inc. wants homeowners to be aware that it is essential for dog owners to be sure their insurance policy doesn’t exclude dogs.
SOMERVILLE – While conserving energy during the hot summer months is just one way to help reduce the season’s rising energy bills, energy savings experts at Green Domain, a new green home energy audit company, remind homeowners making simple home and property improvements can maximize those savings year round.
MADISON—According to the quarterly consumer survey by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Silberman College of Business, 63 percent of New Jerseyans have lost a job or have a friend or relative who has lost a job in the past year, up nine points from January.
The idea of someone being “retired with children” may seem like the seed of another television sit-com or reality show. But the fact is that it’s becoming more and more common for older people to have minor children in their care — whether by bringing new children into the world, taking over the care of grandchildren or adopting children who need nurturing parents.
If you’re age 25 or older, pay Social Security taxes and are not yet receiving monthly benefits, you should get an automatic Social Security Statement in the mail each year about two to three months before your birthday. The Statement is a valuable tool to keep track of your annual earnings, as well as to help you plan your financial future.