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Hardships persist for long-term unemployed

Kevin Meyer is just one of New Jersey’s 80,000 long-term jobless whose federal benefits were cut off Dec. 28. He’s happy to relocate or change careers, but like many, his job search remains fruitless. Kevin Meyer of Denville, N.J., has…

Conservatives Condemn Obamacare’s Worker Freedom

After Congressional Budget Office economists reported that the Affordable Care Act will enable American workers the freedom, opportunity and choice to leave the labor force or work fewer hours, Republican politicians and conservative policy analysts launched a campaign to deceive…

GWB probes unearth shocking new scandals

STATE — Gov. Chris Christie’s brother bought and sold a half dozen properties within walking distance of a PATH station slated for $256 million of renovations funded by the Port Authority. The Christie administration has come under fire for unethical…

Rule Changes Tighten Reverse Mortgage Eligibility

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By Jason Alderman Reverse mortgages have become increasingly popular in recent years, as cash-strapped seniors seek ways to keep pace with rising expenses – not to mention cope with the pummeling their retirement savings took during the Great Recession. But…

[OPINION] David Brooks’ Utter Ignorance About Inequality

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by Robert Reich Occasionally David Brooks, who personifies the oxymoron “conservative thinker” better than anyone I know, displays such profound ignorance that a rejoinder is necessary lest his illogic permanently pollute public debate. Such is the case with his New…

How To Spot A Bad Moving Company

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  By Jason Alderman Moving is already traumatic and expensive enough; the last thing you want to worry about is getting ripped off by your mover. Yet each year, the Better Business Bureau receives thousands of complaints against moving companies,…

Hoffman Encourages Consumers To Take Advantage Of Target Credit Monitoring

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NEWARK – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs urged all New Jersey residents who shop at Target stores to take advantage of one year of free credit monitoring being offered by the…