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Flickr user: William Hook
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Is NJ’s Middle Class Getting Squeezed Again? [AUDIO]

For decades, middle class families in New Jersey and across the nation have been struggling to make ends meet, but things could get even more difficult in the not-too-distant future.

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More NJ College Kids Help Pay for Education [POLL/AUDIO]

A new Citi/Seventeen magazine survey finds a growing number of college kids in New Jersey and across the country are working at least part time while they're attending school.

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The Great Recession Causes Some NJ Moms to Become Nasty [AUDIO]

A new study finds some mothers reacted to the Great Recession by yelling at their kids more frequently, as well as scolding and spanking them.

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South Jersey Sees Big Increase in Canadian Tourism [AUDIO]

Canadian tourism is soaring in South Jersey.

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Long Beach Island
Flickr User Dylan Steinberg
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Shore Business Leaders to Develop Master Plan for Economic Growth [AUDIO]

Southern Ocean County is known for its summer tourism industry, military bases and even nuclear power plant but area business leaders are hoping to expand the region's economic offerings.

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Money
Flickr User 401(K) 2012
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More Than One In Four Still Like Cash For Nest Egg, Report Says [AUDIO]

A new report about Americans' preferences for building long-term wealth shows a somewhat surprising aversion to risk.

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Taxes
Flickr User Tax Credits
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Half-A-Million Strong Coalition Calls for Fair Tax Reform [AUDIO]

A lot of times when there are federal tax code changes the big corporations get help, but the mom-and-pop shops do not.

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House Sales
Tom Merton, Getty Images
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Who Should Be Responsible for Successful Property Tax Appeals? [AUDIO]

Even though the housing market is finally starting to turn around, with more homes being sold at higher prices, a record number of tax appeals are being filed, and towns all over the Garden State are refunding tens of millions of dollars to homeowners who win their appeals.

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Tim Boyle, Getty Images
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Customers Pull Back on Back-to-School Spending [POLL/AUDIO]

As students across New Jersey and the rest of the nation plan to head back to school over the next month, spending on items to mark the occasion is expected to be substantially lower.

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Jobs
Joe Raedle, Getty Images
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The Average Work Week Keeps Getting Shorter [AUDIO]

New information from the Fed shows we are working less than our parents did in terms a hours per week.

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