Unfortunately, as people become increasingly desperate during tough economic times, crime rates rise. What’s worse – those being targeted are often in dire financial straits themselves.
TRENTON – A bill to strengthen regulation and consumer protections for students who sign up for credit cards on college campuses received final legislative approval by a vote of 58-18 during the Assembly Voting Session on June 18.
When people hear the word “contract,” some start daydreaming about signing a multimillion dollar deal with the NFL while others recall how their knees shook the day they signed that first car loan. If you think about it, though, many of our day-to-day decisions involve contracts.
Interest rates often fall during tough economic times. That’s good news for homeowners who would like to shave a few dollars off their monthly mortgage payments. That’s because when interest rates fall, it’s time to consider refinancing your mortgage loan.
TRENTON – New Jersey has entered into a multi-state settlement with TJX Companies, Inc. that resolves an investigation into the discount retailer’s data storage and data security practices, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced Tuesday.
As college students graduate this month, many will be taking the monumental step of renting their first apartment. The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) offers the following advice on getting the right start.
TRENTON–TracFone Wireless, Inc. recently announced its launch of SafeLink Wireless® in New Jersey. SafeLink Wireless is the first and only completely free offering of Lifeline – a U.S. government supported program that ensures telephone service is available and affordable for eligible low-income households.
STATE – As the average price of gasoline in New Jersey approaches $2.50 per gallon for regular serve, many motorists are wondering when the state will reach its summer price peak.
One way the government hopes its 2009 economic stimulus plan will help jumpstart the economy is by investing billions of dollars in industries that support energy efficiency – everything from electric car battery technology to wind turbines to modernizing the country’s power grid.
BERKELEY, Calif. – By now you’ve probably seen countless articles offering helpful tips on how to cut costs and save money in a recession: Bring your lunch to work! Change your own oil! Cut your own hair!