SavingforCollege.com | Learn how to best save for your children’s college education. Find out how 529 Plans and Coverdell Education Savings Accounts can help you save wisely.
U.S. News College Center | A vast storehouse of information on higher learning. Take the College Personality Quiz, view the rankings of America’s best colleges, compare several schools with customizable side-by-side comparisons, and that’s just the beginning.
National Council of Higher Education | Based in Washington, DC, the National Council of Higher Education Loan Programs, Inc. (NCHELP) represents a nationwide network of guaranty agencies, secondary markets, lenders, loan servicers, collectors, schools and other organizations involved in the administration of the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP). Since its founding, NCHELP has represented its members on public policy and regulatory issues with the legislative and executive branches of the federal government.
Microsoft MoneyCentral | the best source for all your personal finance needs. Get quotes, stock research, portfolio tracking, news, and online bill payment. Keep informed and on track with a broad range of personal finance topics
CBS Marketwatch | provides links to stock quotes, IRA information, financial news, mutual funds, stock recommendations, investment message boards and much more.
Travelex | The largest airport foreign exchange, foreign currency, currency exchange, Bureau de change and foreign money provider. Also provides competitive exchange rates and online currency converters.
Consumer World | Before you purchase a product or service, spend a few minutes at Consumer World and save yourself the agony of buyer remorse. Research rates and comparison shop until you drop, for everything – cars, travel, credit cards and much more.
ABCs of Real Estate | Ad-free, in depth, step-by-step tutorials on buying, selling, and mortgaging your home. The site includes a comprehensive glossary of Real Estate terminology. A must visit site for homeowners or prospective home buyers!
Auto Advice Car Buyers Guide | This site, while not ad free, has first rate advice to car buyers. It is sponsored by a company that provides quotes on cars. Nevertheless it is the best source of information we’ve been able to find on the net for car buyers and is written in plain English, including buy vs. lease, shopping around, negotiating, top ten mistakes made by car buyers, sneaky stuff to look out for, and more.
New Employee Forms
Use the W-4 form to determine an employee’s Federal income tax withholding.
All employees must complete the I-9 form at the time of hire for the Immigration and Naturalization Service.
Social Security Administration | Learn how the Social Security Administration can help with your retirement, medicare, disability, survivorship and other benefit questions.
U.S. Small Business Administration | You don’t need an MBA to use the SBA. This site outlines everything in plain English. The SBA site contains a wealth of information for entrepreneurs and small business owners.
U.S. Department Commerce | A thorough overview of the Commerce Department and the organizations under its bannerFederal Consumer Information Center | Not only a catalog of free and low-cost federal publications of consumer interest, but also a wealth of information on other subjects such as product recalls, the latest scams and frauds, and more.
News & Magazines
CNN.com is the best place for up to the minute news. Superb coverage of major world events as well as a link to local news.
New York Times presenting the highlights of the front-page articles, the top foreign, national and business news, sports, results, the daily crossword puzzle, and a selection of editorials and commentaries.