UNION COUNTY – Union County residents with questions about refinancing their homes can get answers through a live video conference with U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan on Thursday, July 12 at 3:15 p.m. The event will be moderated by the real estate information website Zillow.
To hear the media report it, President Obama is proposing a tax increase on wealthy Americans. That’s misleading at best. He’s proposing that everyone receive a continuation of the Bush tax cuts on the first $250,000 of their incomes. Any dollars they earn in excess of $250,000 will be taxed at the old Clinton-era rates.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — School’s out, but the IRS has another lesson for students who will be starting summer jobs. Summer jobs represent an opportunity for students to learn about the tax system.
Bad news for the U.S. economy and for Barack Obama. We’re in the jobs doldrums. Unemployment for June is stuck at 8.2 percent, the same as in May. And only 80,000 new jobs were added.
STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have risen 5.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.30 per gallon yesterday.
By most estimates, over half of adult Americans haven’t written a will stating how their assets should be distributed after death. Fewer still have bothered to appoint someone to make financial and health care decisions on their behalf should they become incapacitated. And now we can add another necessary, but probably overlooked legal document: a social media will.
According to a recent New York Times article, nearly half of all public corporations in the United States are incorporated in Delaware. Maeve McClenaghan takes a look at the reason why for The Bureau of Investigative Journalism.
Back during the debate on the Clinton health care reform proposal, insurance executives tried to convince lawmakers that they were on the same side of health care reform as consumers were, so they embraced the idea of “community rating” in which insurers charge everyone in a given community the same premium regardless of age, gender or health status. In testimony before a House committee in 1993, the president of Cigna’s health care business assured lawmakers that all the big insurers were on board with a return to community rating.
Just when you thought Wall Street couldn’t sink any lower – an even deeper level of public-be-damned greed and corruption is revealed. Sit down and hold on to your chair.