By: Thomas J. Shara
According to the Center on Wealth and Philanthropy’s new report
, there was a 4.9% decrease in charitable donations in 2009. The report cites an unstable economy as the reason people have given less due to anxieties about their families’ future financial stability, and the same can be said for businesses.
Luckily, Lakeland Bank is fortunate enou ...
By: Jeffrey Buonforte
Everyone needs a financial plan
. Nowhere is that more true than in New Jersey, according to an article that recently ran in the Star-Ledger
which outlines how the “Great Recession” has affected the local community.
According to the Census Bureau’s 2009 American Community Survey
, New Jerseyans make 36% more than our state counterparts, but our cost of living is 60% higher than anywhere ...