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Frank financial advice for young people

Frank financial advice for young people
BY WARREN BOROSON
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
BOROSON ON MONEY

In January 1952, when I graduated from Memorial High School in West New York, I had to wait until fall to enter college. So, in the meantime, I got a job as a pageboy, a runner, on the New York Stock Exchange.

No, I didn't take advantage of this heaven-sent opportunity to learn a lot about investing. Reason: I planned to major in English and become a teacher – "on a college level."

Now, if I had only purchased every low-priced stock on the New York Stock Exchange and American Exchange! That's what John Templeton did, in the 1930s. He made out like a bandit. I didn't do that and made out like an English major.

This week I'm going to be talking to a bunch of young students at Ramapo College. Here's what I wish I had known when I was a callow youth of 17 ...

 

144,000 New Jersey small businesses alerted to new health care tax credit

144,000 New Jersey small businesses alerted to new health care tax credit

Federal government issues eligibility guidance

The Internal Revenue Service has sent postcards to 144,000 small businesses in New Jersey informing them they may be eligible for the federal Affordable C...

N.J. unemployment: 321,774 to lose federal benefits

N.J. unemployment: 321,774 to lose federal benefits

White House report warns of damage to economy if Congress fails to act

Failure by Congress to act on extending unemployment benefits will have serious consequences for jobless New Jerseyans, according ...

Search engine optimization nuggets from Jeffrey Hayzlett (VIDEO)

Search engine optimization nuggets from Jeffrey Hayzlett (VIDEO)

Celebrity CMO shares tips

BY PATTIE SIMONE
NEWJEREYNEWSROOM.COM
THE FLIP REPORT: EXPERT INSIGHT

Recently I attended the Search Engine Strategies Conference in San Francisco — a multi-day event that attracts...

Thinking of buying a foreclosure bargain in New Jersey?

Thinking of buying a foreclosure bargain in New Jersey?
BY GERALD J. ROBINSON
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Say you're a renter now and want to buy a home. With all the foreclosures on the market and reduced prices, can you get a great bargain now?

There's no doubt t...

State says 400,000 New Jerseyans will continue to receive unemployment checks

State says 400,000 New Jerseyans will continue to receive unemployment checks

Congress facing deadline to provide federal benefits for 8.5 million jobless Americans

BY TOM HESTER SR.
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Nearly 400,000 jobless New Jerseyans will continue to received unemployment ...

Survey finds business in New Jersey still in recession

Survey finds business in New Jersey still in recession

Outlook for 2011 mixed

BY TOM HESTER SR.
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

While there are indicators that business is improving in New Jersey, nonetheless it remains at recession levels, according to an annual surv...

Networking Nuggets: Local entrepreneurs benefit from Chamber of Commerce events

Networking Nuggets: Local entrepreneurs benefit from Chamber of Commerce events
BY PATTIE SIMONE
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
THE FLIP REPORT

All over the country, hardy entrepreneurs and forward-thinking career folks are attending various networking functions, meetups, conferences and cof...

How to lock in a 20 percent investment return — maybe

How to lock in a 20 percent investment return — maybe
BY WARREN BOROSON
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
BOROSON ON MONEY

Everybody knows that bonds are not the place to be these days. As the economy perks up, interest rates will rise, and owners of bonds will be take...

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