Small Business Loan Program Launched In Union County

UNION COUNTY – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Union County Economic Development Corporation announced the “Union County Means Business Loan Initiative,” a new program designed to help small businesses get access to low interest loans for equipment, inventory and other needs.

Free Income Tax Assistance Still Available For Some New Jersey Taxpayers

STATE – Taxpayers who still need to file their 2011 or prior year income tax return may still be eligible for free income tax assistance at one of several Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites still open in New Jersey.

Conference Will Explore The Competitive Advantages Of “Green” Business Procedures

BRIDGEWATER – The Somerset County Business Partnership Sustainable Somerset Committee and the Somerset County Energy Council will present a business-focused conference, “Sustainability: The New Competitive Edge” on Friday, June 8, from 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Make Your Vacation Security Checklist

Jason Alderman

With summer vacation right around the corner, you’re probably busy planning itineraries, shopping for new bathing suits and finishing up work projects. But before you completely check out, take a few minutes to review a few financial safeguards that could save you a ton of grief and money – and protect your identity.

Learn About Social Security At Linden Library Event

LINDEN — Dave Larkin, a Certified Financial Planner™ with Merrill Lynch will present a program, “Social Security: Potential Strategies for Maximizing Your Benefits,” at the Linden Public Library on Tuesday, June 26, at 7 p.m. It will take place in the Columbia Bank Room.

State Comptroller Calls For Guidelines To Rein In Compensation For Community College Presidents

TRENTON — The compensation paid to New Jersey’s community college presidents varies greatly from one institution to the next, with several colleges paying their president more than $300,000 a year, according to a report released today by the Office of the State Comptroller (OSC).

Learn About Social Security & Health Insurance Retirement Options In Cranford

CRANFORD— The Cranford Public Library will host an informational session on Social Security and health insurance retirement options on Wednesday, May 30, at 7 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.