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Researchers Take a Look at Retail Therapy

12-16-16
Rutgers Business School conducted a study that spent two years testing participants to see how they would spend or save their money under acute stress.
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New Law Requires State Make Quarterly Pension Payments

12-16-16
Instead of one lump pension payment at the end of each fiscal year, a new law calls for smaller payments made at the end of each quarter.
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Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rate

12-15-16
For the most part, the Federal Reserve's decision to raise the key interest rate won't have an immediate effect on U.S. consumers.
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United States Postal Service’s Busiest Time of Year

12-15-16
USPS is projecting about 16 billion total pieces of mail and packages will be delivered between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve nationwide.
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Committees Approve Book Deal Bill, Moving Legal Advertising to Internet

12-15-16
Committees in the Senate and Assembly moved forward two bills. The first would allow state officials to profit from writing a book. The second would move all legal advertising currently in newspapers onto the internet.
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Phil Murphy Releases Tax Return, Gets Key Endorsement for Governor

12-14-16
The Communications Workers of America union endorsed Phil Murphy for governor the same day he released his tax return for 2015.
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Teaneck Takes on Zombie Homes

12-13-16
After residents called in complaints, the town council in Teaneck adopted an ordinance requiring maintenance and annual registration of vacant, abandoned and ill-kept properties.
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Board of Public Utilities to Help South Jersey Verizon Customers

12-12-16
BPU Board President Richard Mroz volunteered to work as presiding commissioner to reach an agreement between Verizon and South Jersey customers.
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Bipartisan Legislation Would Allow TTF to Sell Bonds to Pension Fund

12-8-16
Instead of bonding to a hedge fund or in a private investment, the Transportation Trust Fund will borrow from and pay interest to the state pension fund, if bipartisan legislation is approved.
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A Birthday Wish Gives Gifts to Foster Kids

12-8-16
The nonprofit A Birthday Wish collects donations to give gifts to foster children around New Jersey.