Your money has a lifespan, too
News ARA 8/18/2012 at 4:17AM

(ARA) – Ever tried to calculate how long you might live? How much you’ll need to save for retirement? If you retire at age 65, are you financially prepared to live 30 more years? Or, will you outlive your money? These are important questions to ask, as Americans are living longer than ever before. In [...]

6th District candidates reveal war chests
News Melissa Chan 6/21/2012 at 12:25PM

Assemblymember Grace Meng has a fundraising edge over her three rivals in the congressional mad dash to the primary finish line, according to the latest figures released by the Federal Election Commission (FEC). Meng’s war chest going into the 6th District Democratic primary holds more than $750,000, her camp said, including $390,000 contributions from a [...]

Resorts World ups the ante in revenue
Resorts World ups the ante in revenue
News Terence M. Cullen 6/20/2012 at 10:48AM

Talk about hitting it big. The Resorts World Racino announced that the venue topped Las Vegas, Connecticut and Atlantic City, among others, for the most slot machine revenue in May. The casino brought in $57.5 million last month. Mohegan Sun came in second in May with about $2 million less, according to Racino officials. About [...]

Where Does Unspent Campaign Money Go?
Blogs / Columnists / Voices Kevin J. Ryan 5/24/2012 at 4:54PM

In this busy political season, candidates struggle to raise funds for their war chests, in the hopes of winning their races. Even with the enormous amount of money needed to mount a political campaign, there is often some left over after the buzzer. What happens to that unspent campaign money? According to the rules set [...]

House of the Day: Jamaica Estates Colonial – 5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Bathrooms
House of the Day: Jamaica Estates Colonial – 5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Bathrooms
News Jay Lane 5/10/2012 at 7:45AM

192-05 Randor Rd JAMAICA ESTATES, NY 11432 Total Taxes: $7,000 List Price: $1,649,000 Colonial, Detached, # Families: 1 9.5 rooms, 5 Bedrooms , 4 Full Baths , 1 Half Baths School District: Community District 26 Year Built: 1945 Construction: Brick Lot Size: 72 X 100 Appearance: Diamond Interior Features Eat-in kitchen Dining room: Formal Den/Family [...]

Help make history: Vote for Queens sites to get grant money
Help make history: Vote for Queens sites to get grant money
News Liam La Guerre 5/09/2012 at 2:00PM

Five lucky historic Queens venues are in the running to win part of a $3 million grant to support their services and assist in their revitalization. Through a partnership with American Express, the National Trust for Historic Preservation brought the Partners in Preservation initiative to New York City, which is a plan aimed at providing [...]

FEMA approves $2 million to aid Queens
News Melissa Chan 10/06/2011 at 6:48PM

Federal aid is on the way for more than a thousand Queens homeowners who applied for help. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved more than $2 million for Queens residents since the county qualified for federal aid last month. Queens was declared a disaster area, allowing individual residents, business owners and non-profits to [...]