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TIP: Tax Season

With April right around the corner everyone has a similar thought in the back of their mind, tax day. April 17, 2018 is national tax day in the United States. In other words, individual income tax returns are due to the federal government that day. It may also refer to the same day for states, […]

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TIP: Preparing for a Job Interview

Whether you are up for a promotion, looking for a new job, or applying for an internship it is key to give a good interview. The interview, which takes place during the hiring process, is normally the first time an employer gets to meet the applicant. It is the only time the applicant gets to […]

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TIP: Road Safety and Driving through Work Zones

As crews from electric companies work to restore power, many of these jobs will require working in the streets – meaning detours, lane closures and alternating traffic patterns, setting up work zone traffic control points, etc. During the past 5 years in work zone crashes more than 4,400 persons died (85 percent of which was the […]

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TIP: Preparing for Winter Storm

To Report Power Outages Call: JCP&L / First Energy: Report online here 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) PSEG: Report online here 1-800-436-PSEG (1-800-436-7734) Rockland Electric Report online here 1-877-434-4100 For urgent health and safety issues: Dial 911   Below are some general tips and items you should have on hand: Charge cell phones Fill up your car’s fuel […]

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TIP: Successfully Passing College Midterms

Not becoming stressed out, and remaining focused and calm can be hard for college students during midterm week. As the month of March begins college students will begin to schedule study times, exam times, and tutoring sessions due to midterms. Midterm exams can be a very stressful time for students, knowing that they have to […]

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TIP: Preparing to Move

Moving is known to be a very stressful time. Whether you are moving into a new house, apartment, condo, college dorm room, or a new office it is crucial to not stress out and become overwhelmed during the process. Here are some tips to remember while moving: It is okay to throw things out. Often […]

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TIP: Students Waiting for College Acceptances

Senior year of high school can be a stressful time for students. Deciding on whether you want to enter the workforce or continue your education can be very stressful. As March and April quickly approach, students all over New Jersey are patiently waiting and hoping that they will receive that college acceptance letter in the […]

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TIP: Flu Season

Incase you didn’t know, the flu is a very bad sickness that is infesting people all over the country right now, and especially here in New Jersey. It is being reported that this year has been the worst year with regard to the Flu. The Emergency room and doctor visits are reaching record highs. The […]

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