STATE — Hurricane season has started and the IRS encourages individuals and businesses to safeguard their tax records against natural disasters by taking a few simple steps.
STATE — New Jersey residents should be on the lookout for a new email phishing scam now circulating that targets Department of Defense military members, retirees and civilian employees.
STATE – While Gov. Chris Christie travels across the state on his “New Jersey Comeback” town hall tour, economic reports continue to challenge the idea that the Garden State’s economy is improving.
TRENTON – The Assembly Higher Education Committee Legislation approved Democrat-sponsored legislation that would forgive certain student loan debt in the event of the borrower’s death on Thursday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.