Personal Finance

The CARES ACT, a $2 trillion stimulus package was passed by Congress to provide direct payments of up to $1,200 for Americans impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Financial Focus: The New Normal — The Coronavirus Investment Fund

My job as a financial advisor today is most interesting. The questions are abound? ” What should I do about the stock market”? Why is my 401k down? How can I get my account to go up? If I could […]

Financial Focus: A New Job for the Kids: Housing Assistant

Financial Focus: A New Job for the Kids: Housing Assistant

By Professor Anthony Rivieccio MBA PFA With the kids under stay-at-ome orders and doing remote-learning during the day, what are they doing at night? I would presume many kids would want to play. I would presume many parents would want […]

Since January 1, the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), a publicly-held entertainment company, lost 40 percent of its stock price. Pictured: WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan (Credit: WWE)

Financial Focus: What WWE can teach us about the coronavirus economy, your job & you

By Professor Anthony Rivieccio MBA PFA The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), a public-held wrestling and entertainment company, has lost 40 percent of its stock value from Jan 1 through March 11 (the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic). The Dow Jones […]

Financial Focus: Unemployment Blues

Financial Focus: Unemployment Blues

By Professor Anthony Rivieccio MBA PFA When one got laid off in a few years ago, you didn’t have to stand in any lines at the unemployment office. The unemployment office was in cyberspace. Today, State Departments of Labor offer […]

Courtesy: #Julio4CD15

Personal Finance Community Assembly Tonight, 2/18

Tonight is congressional candidate (NY-15) Julio Pabon’s second community forum. This one focuses on personal finance. Pabon says his campaign is focused on economic fairness and development. “We need to start going beyond just talk,” he tweeted recently. The community […]

New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli

DiNapoli: Read the Fine Print on Your New Gift Card

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli is urging New Yorkers this holiday season to read the fine print on gift cards for details about fees and expiration dates. While some gift cards sellers have eliminated inactivity fees, consumers should […]

by · December 30, 2019 · Holidays, News, Personal Finance
Profile America: Financial Wellness Month

Profile America: Financial Wellness Month

Tuesday, January 16th. January is Financial Wellness Month, appropriately timed to the confluence of New Year’s resolutions and holiday bills. It’s a time to set new goals for financial freedom and moderation in spending — for people to understand the […]

PA Candidate Polanco Seeks Credit Reporting Overhaul

PA Candidate Polanco Seeks Credit Reporting Overhaul

Public Advocate Candidate J.C. Polanco Proposes Overhaul of Credit Reporting and Proposes Strict Liability for Credit Reporting Agencies Bronx, NY – Candidate for New York City Public Advocate J.C. Polanco announces plan to overhaul credit reporting requirements for New York […]

by · October 13, 2017 · News, Personal Finance
Tax Tips to Know About Gambling Winnings

Tax Tips to Know About Gambling Winnings

Tips to Know About Gambling Winnings and Losses

Profile America: Credit Where It Is Due

Profile America: Credit Where It Is Due

Tuesday, June 27 — Consumers’ options for managing their finances were greatly broadened this week in 1934, after President Roosevelt signed the Federal Credit Union Act the day before, promoting the nationwide formation of credit unions.   Credit unions differ from […]

IRS Video Tax Tip: How to Use Get Transcript Online

IRS Video Tax Tip: How to Use Get Transcript Online

The latest video tax tip from the IRS: How to Use Get Transcript Online   English | Spanish | ASL The IRS YouTube channels provide short, informative videos on various tax related topics in English, Spanish and ASL.     When […]

A screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. CNBC

Profile America: NY Stock Exchange Is 225 Years Old

Thursday, May 18 — The New York Stock Exchange, by signaling business prospects through share prices, has long been a bellwether of the nation’s economic health. The exchange started this month in 1792, as some two dozen merchants and brokers established […]

UNHP Financial Fitness Open House – Housing, Taxes, Immigration, Banking and more!, January 18

UNHP Financial Fitness Open House – Housing, Taxes, Immigration, Banking and more!, January 18

You are invited to the UNHP Financial Fitness Open House Wednesday, January 18 from 1pm until 6:30 pm at Refuge House 2751 Grand Concourse Bronx, NY Attendees will receive priority booking for a free tax appointment and on the spot […]

Profile America: Financial Wellness Month

Profile America: Financial Wellness Month

Saturday, January 14 — January is Financial Wellness Month, appropriately timed to the confluence of New Year’s resolutions and holiday bills. It’s a time to set new goals for financial freedom and moderation in spending; for people to understand the benefits […]

Profile America: End of Debtors’ Prison

Profile America: End of Debtors’ Prison

Sunday, December 11 — Throughout history, debt had been a criminal offense, with penalties ranging from enslavement to mutilation. In Colonial America, some debtors were branded or whipped in public, but most were thrown in jail — debt being the only […]

by · December 11, 2016 · Personal Finance, Profile America