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WalletHub Study: 2024’s Best Colleges in New Jersey

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Ridgewood NJ, With the first “early decision” college-application deadline looming on Nov. 1, and tuition and room and board at a four-year college costing $27,940 – $57,570 per year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its 2024’s Best College & University Rankings report, as well as expert commentary, in addition to separate rankings for colleges and for universities.

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New Jersey Ranks Among the Top 10 States with Bullying Problems

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Ridgewood NJ, with 20% of students ages 12-18 experience bullying, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2023’s States with the Biggest Bullying Problems, as well as expert commentary.

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WalletHub Rates 2023’s Best Coffee Cities in America + National Coffee Day Deals

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Ridgewood NJ, with National Coffee Day around the corner and Americans consuming 491 million cups of coffee every day, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2023’s Best Coffee Cities in America, as well as expert commentary. Alongside that report, WalletHub also released its list of top coffee deals and discounts offered by retailers during the holiday.

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WalletHub Study Says New Jersey Is 2023’s 5th Best State for Working Dads

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Ridgewood NJ, with Father’s Day approaching and 93.7% of married dads working last year compared to 71.1% of married moms, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2023’s Best & Worst States for Working Dads.

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WalletHub Study: Village of Ridgewood Ranks 7th Worst Place In the Entire Country to Start a Business

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Ridgewood NJ, National Small Business Week is approaching and many employers still struggling to hire new workers, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2023’s Best Small Cities to Start a Business. No surprise the Village of Ridgewood with it’s very high costs came in 7th worst in the entire country at number 1328 (out of 1334) . In overall business environment the Village placed 955 and in Business costs 1310 .

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WalletHub Study Update: States Experiencing the Quickest Recovery of Unemployment Claims

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Trenton NJ, new unemployment claims decreased by 7.3% week-over-week on March 27 despite high inflation and the threat of a recession. To help add some context to these statistics, WalletHub just released updated rankings for the States Where Unemployment Claims Are Decreasing the Most.

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WalletHub Ranks New Jersey Is 2023’s 10th Most Innovative State

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Ridgewood NJ, with the U.S. spending over $600 billion per year on R&D, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2023’s Most & Least Innovative States,

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WalletHub Study: New Jersey Has the 9th Highest Tax Rates in the Country

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Ridgewood NJ, with Tax Day looming and 81% of people being more worried about inflation than taxes this year, WalletHub today released its 2023 Taxpayer Survey, as well as its yearly report on the States with the Highest & Lowest Tax Rates, in order to help people better understand this confusing time of year. You can find highlights from both below, followed by the full list of WalletHub’s 2023 taxpayer resources.

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WalletHub Study: New Jersey Is 2023’s 4th Worst State to Start a Business

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Ridgewood NJ, with around 20% of new businesses failing within one year and inflation making entrepreneurship even more difficult, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2023’s Best & Worst States to Start a Business, as well as expert commentary.

To determine the most fertile grounds for planting and growing new ventures, WalletHub compared the 50 U.S. states across 27 key indicators of startup success. The data set ranges from financing accessibility to the percentage of residents who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to office-space affordability.

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WalletHub : The Wrong iPhone 14 Plan Could Cost Individuals $1,146 & Families $5,013

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Ridgewood NJ, this year, 24% more Americans plan to buy the new iPhone, according to the personal-finance website WalletHub’s new 2022 iPhone Survey. However, as the iPhone 14 release date approaches on September 16 (October 7 for the Plus variant), WalletHub found that people can save $1,146 – $5,013 over two years by picking the right plan.

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WalletHub Reports Labor Day By the Numbers

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Ridgewood NJ, 87% of people think they should get a raise to keep up with inflation, the personal-finance website WalletHub found in its Labor Day Survey. This nationally-representative survey examines Americans’ Labor Day plans and how people have been impacted the current economic environment. Alongside this survey, WalletHub also released its Labor Day Fun Facts report to educate and entertain consumers with stats on all aspects of the holiday – from hotdogs and history to financials and 5Ks.

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New Jersey Has the 6th Highest Tax Burden

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Trenton NJ, with Tax Day approaching on April 18 and 81% of Americans thinking that the government does not spend their tax dollars wisely, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its 2022 Tax Burden by State report.

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New Jersey Is 2022’s 5th Worst State for Doctors

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Ridgewood NJ, with National Doctors’ Day coming up on March 30 and the median physician’s salary at around $208,000, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2022’s Best & Worst States for Doctors .

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New Jersey Is 2022’s State with the Highest Real-Estate Property Taxes

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Ridgewood NJ, each year, the average American household spends $2,471 on real-estate property taxes plus another $445 for residents of the 27 states with vehicle property taxes. With such high costs, it’s no surprise that more than $14 billion in property taxes go unpaid each year, according to the National Tax Lien Association. In some situations, residents may be eligible to deduct taxes on personal property—such as real estate—from their federal income tax bill. If this is the case, an accurate online tax calculator should be used to ensure that the amount being deducted is correct. For those that are eligible to claim this deduction, the information should be correctly filled out on Schedule A of Form 1040 according to the IRS.

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New Jersey Is the State with the 3rd Worst Unemployment Rate Recovery According to a WalletHub Study

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Trenton NJ, With the U.S. gaining 199,000 jobs in December, below the previous month’s 249,000 jobs, WalletHub today released updated rankings for the States Whose Unemployment Rates Are Bouncing Back Most, to illustrate which areas of the country have had the best recovery so far.

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