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Report: 25% of Morris households can’t afford to live in county

Michael Izzo , @MIzzoDR4:40 p.m. ET Jan. 16, 2017

Rising costs are putting basic necessities out of reach for 37 percent or 1.2 million New Jersey households, according to the United Way ALICE Report released by United Way of Northern New Jersey.

“ALICE – Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed; Study of Financial Hardship” shows that the minimum […]

By |January 17th, 2017|North Jersey|0 Comments

N.J. leads nation in foreclosures (again) in 2016

By Rajeev Dhir | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
on January 13, 2017 at 7:04 AM, updated January 13, 2017 at 5:20 PM

New Jersey led the country in foreclosures for the second year in a row at more than double the national rate.

Atlantic City topped the national list of metro areas with the highest foreclosure rate […]

By |January 14th, 2017|Ridgewood Real estate|1 Comment

Meet Joe Rullo he want to drain the Swamp in Trenton

January 13,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, like many of you we have been concerned over the State of New Jersey’s sustainability . The tax base in New Jersey has been under precipitous decline since Jon Corzine. Soon there will be no one here left to pay all the taxes .

In 2017, New Jersey voters […]

By |January 13th, 2017|2017|1 Comment

BERGEN COUNTY PARKS – VISION FOR THE FUTURE – INFO SESSIONS

January 3,2017
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Paramus NJ, The Bergen County Department of Parks and the Rutgers Center for Urban Environment Sustainability (CUES)  invite all Bergen County residents to a series of community information sessions.     Click Here for details

By |January 3rd, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

8 New Jersey Law Changes for 2017 that May Impact You

January 3,2016

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 Ridgewood NJ, the new year ushers in some changes in New Jersey laws that might affect you. From a slight bump in the minimum wage, and an opportunity for adopted people to obtain their original birth certificates. Bergen residents and retirees will be most affected by a phasing out […]

By |January 3rd, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Both blacks and whites are leaving N.J.’s largest county, data shows

By Myles Ma | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
on December 13, 2016 at 10:48 AM, updated December 13, 2016 at 12:59 PM

Bergen County has grown more diverse in the period since the recession, fostering growing Hispanic and Asian populations, but has also shed white and especially black residents.

The black population fell by more than 7 […]

By |December 15th, 2016|Bergen County|0 Comments

Nearly 1 million N.J. residents now live in poverty, as rate soars in Atlantic City

By Stephen Stirling | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
on December 13, 2016 at 8:36 AM, updated December 13, 2016 at 3:06 PM

The struggles of Atlantic City are well documented.

Casino closures. The threat of bankruptcy. The recent state takeover.

But while much has been made about the pain being felt by the city and its most famous […]

By |December 14th, 2016|Trenton|3 Comments

Reader says “TAXES ARE TOO HIGH RIDGEWOOD AND NO ONE IS ADDRESSING THIS RISK”

file photo by Boyd Loving

Here come those moving trucks for the late Spring selling season..so many
Families moving south for lower taxes ,retirees seek social security favorable or non tax status for retirees.Younger families will end up holding the bag of worst choices in order to stay in north jersey. Technology is also creating a huge […]

By |December 5th, 2016|village of ridgewood|4 Comments

Financial Planning Association of New Jersey Launches “Know Your Money” Campaign

November 28,2016
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Ridgewood NJ, The Financial Planning Association of New Jersey (FPANJ) is launching a new, five-part video series to stress the importance of learning about your money, and how a Certified Financial Planner(TM) can play a role in reaching your financial goals.

The series features “man on the street” interviews with people, […]

By |November 28th, 2016|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

N.J.’s economy may weaken over next decade, report says

file photo by Boyd Loving

By Brent Johnson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
on November 23, 2016 at 6:30 AM, updated November 24, 2016 at 12:19 AM

TRENTON — After seeing the state’s unemployment rate shrink significantly last year, New Jersey’s economy is expected to slow down over the next decade, according to predictions in the latest […]

By |November 26th, 2016|Bergen County|0 Comments