Have you signed up for the NYC Build it Back Program? If not, registration deadline is October 31

This program assists home owners, landlords and renters whose primary homes were damaged by Sandy.  But, the current registration deadline is  October 31!  You can register online at nyc.gov/builditback or you can call 311. Renters —go to this link for details: Build it Back info for Renters. Renters, you may be eligible for rental subsidy.  … Read moreHave you signed up for the NYC Build it Back Program? If not, registration deadline is October 31

New York Seniors can receive extra money to spend at local Farmers' Markets

Are you 60 or older? Are you low income? Governor Cuomo has launched a new initiative to help you get fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmers markets in your area.  As part of this initiative, low income Seniors can receive booklets with five $4.00 checks which can be used to purchase locally grown fruits … Read moreNew York Seniors can receive extra money to spend at local Farmers' Markets

10 Things New Yorkers Need to Know to Prepare for the New Health Benefit Exchange

In New York State, over 2 million of the 19 million residents lack health insurance.  Due to the Federal Affordable Care Act, most Americans will be required to have that insurance by January 1, 2014, or face tax penalties. In preparation for these changes, below is a list of the top 10 things New Yorkers … Read more10 Things New Yorkers Need to Know to Prepare for the New Health Benefit Exchange

Important Fall 2013 Education Benefits for Veterans and their Spouses

Its hard to believe its already that time again.  Time to register for Fall college classes! For veterans that may not qualify or have already used up their Post-9/11 GI Bill, there are important state benefits and additional resources   available to fill in the gaps where federal benefits leave off.  There are also education … Read moreImportant Fall 2013 Education Benefits for Veterans and their Spouses