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Franklin Township: Free Meet the Lenders Program for Local Small Business Owners Nov. 29

November 20, 2017

SOMERSET, NJ - Small businesses owners and entrepreneurs will have an opportunity to learn how to secure loans from top lenders for their business or new ventures Nov. 29, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

“We are looking to meet with local small business owners and entrepreneurs from Somerset County and surrounding areas who are either looking for capital to expand or start their small ...

New Jersey Tech Council Hosts its 21st Anniversary Awards Celebration in Somerset

SOMERSET, NJ - Hundreds of New Jersey's leaders in technology and life sciences gathered to celebrate the New Jersey Tech Council's 21st Anniversary Awards Celebration, at the Palace of Somerset, Thursday night. 

Statewide and regional companies were recognized and honored for their contributions to the communities they serve. 

"On this stage, we’ll honor some ...

Just Two Weeks Left for Businesses to Take Their Big Shot in NJBIA Contest

Time is running out for New Jersey businesses to take their Big Shot at a big prize.

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association is giving business owners a chance to win $15,000 and 48 hours of free consulting time as part of NJBIA’s Big Shot contest, which was launched last month. Entrants have until Nov. 30 to upload a short ...

Franklin Township: Somerset County Business Partnership to Hold its Annual Meeting at the Palace

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Do you want to network with other leaders in the public, private and non-profit sector over lunch? If so, come out to the Somerset County Business Partnership's "Annual Meeting & Celebration of Success" Dec. 11 at the Palace at Somerset Park.

“The Annual Meeting is Somerset County’s largest and most important gathering of the business ...

Franklin Township: Flame Kabob House Coming to Rutgers Plaza

SOMERSET, NJ  – A new family-owned quick service restaurant is coming to town. 

Commercial real estate services firm Levin Management Corporation (LMC) has arranged a 1,500-square-foot lease with Flame Kabob House at Rutgers Plaza in Franklin Township.

“Rutgers Plaza’s proximity to Rutgers University, a diverse and growing local ...

Franklin Township: Free Financial Literacy Course, Understanding Your Credit

SOMERSET, NJ - Do you know how to use your credit score to your advantage? Would you like to? 

If so, the Somerset Community Action Program (SCAP) and the Franklin Township Community Resource and Services Department is looking to help you this week. 

This Wednesday, "Building a Good Credit Rating", the second of three free financial literacy classes will be held at the ...

Guest Column: 10 Frequently Asked Questions About My Credit Rating- What You Must Know

1. How will a divorce or separation affect my credit?

Here are some tips for handling the credit aspects of divorce, both in the planning stages and afterward.

Cancel All Joint Accounts. First, it is important to cancel all joint accounts immediately once you know you are going to obtain a divorce.

Creditors have the right to seek payment from either party on a joint credit card ...

New Brunswick Plows Ahead with Amazon Proposal

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Newark may have gotten the state’s stamp of approval for the Amazon HQ2, but local officials say the Hub City still has what it takes.

The New Brunswick Development Corporation (DEVCO) submitted its application directly to Amazon on Tuesday, October 17, said Chris Paladino, DEVCO’s president, adding that he was “very proud” of the ...

Not So Fast Newark; Mayor Says Somerville Ideal Home for Amazon HQ2

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and assorted state and Essex County officials will try to convince online behemoth Amazon.com to invest billions in Newark as the ideal location for its planned expansion and an east coast headquarters complex worth billions to the state and local economy.

Somerville Mayor Brian Gallagher says not so fast, suggesting ...

Franklin Township: Tackle Debt and Build Assets at Free Financial Workshop

SOMERSET, NJ - Have you ever asked yourself how can I reduce debt, build assets, get good credit, or protect my identity?

 

If so, you can start taking action this week, thanks to the Somerset Community Action Program (SCAP) and the Franklin Township Community Resource and Services Department.

 

This Wednesday the first of three free financial literacy classes will be held ...

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Franklin Township

Free Homeownership Post Purchasing Class

October 24, 2017

Did you work hard to become a homeowner?  Do you want to make sure you still have good credit and get a free tri-merge credit report? Do you have the proper homeowners insurance and know what your policy covers?  Do you want to make sure you are not a victim of a scam when hiring a contractor? Did you know there are resources for homeowners that you may qualify for such as ...