Business & Economy


Pension Expert: It’s Never Too Early or Late to Save for Retirement

Partner-in-Charge of EisnerAmper's Pension Services Group Diane Wasser says it is never too early or too late to start saving for retirement.

Deep split in Port Authority over WTC tower

NEW YORK (AP) — A discussion over the future of the 3 World Trade Center tower has exposed deep rifts among board members of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The discussion at Wednesday's monthly board meeting followed an update in ...

Politicians, Business People Participate in Walk to Washington

The annual New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Walk to Washington allows politicians from both parties and those in the business community to travel to Washington D.C. by train and discuss state issues.

NJ Small Businesses Still Struggling After Sandy

New Jersey Citizen Action is lobbying politicians to make Garden State business owners a priority in Sandy recovery.

NJIT Launches New Jersey Innovation Institute

The New Jersey Innovation Institute, a non-profit spinoff of NJIT, will allow those involved to work more freely with private corporations.

Loan officer admits role in mortgage fraud scheme

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A central New Jersey man has admitted his role in a large-scale mortgage fraud scheme that caused millions of dollars in losses. Federal prosecutors say 71-year-old Delio Coutinho of Colonia pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiracy ...

Chiropractor admits submitting fraudulent claims

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey chiropractor has admitted submitting numerous fraudulent claims to an insurance company for treatments and office visits that were never performed. The state Attorney General's office says 66-year-old ...

Drug firm exec gets 16 months in inside-trade case

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former pharmaceutical executive has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for his role in an insider trading scheme. John Lazorchak was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Newark, N.J. Lazorchak was director of financial ...

NY official: Retailer won’t bar ex-con job seekers

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York authorities have reached an agreement with a national home goods retailer to end its policy of disqualifying job seekers who have a felony record. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says Tuesday that Bed Bath & Beyond ...

NJ eyes nearly 700 homes for post-Sandy buyouts

New Jersey has identified nearly 700 homes it plans to buy and demolish as part of an effort to move people out of flood prone areas. But most of the homes targeted for acquisition and demolition are in areas away from the shore, where Superstorm ...