Internet Links

Finding what you’re looking for on the internet can be quite a daunting task. We’ve made it a little easier by selecting a few of our favorite sites.

New Employee Forms

W4
Use this form to determine employee’s federal income tax withholding. This form requires Adobe PDF Reader. If you do not have it, you may download it here.

I9
All employees must complete this form at time of hire for the Immigration and Naturalization Service. This form requires Adobe PDF Reader. If you do not have it, you may download it here.

Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act
To be completed by new employees.

Consumer Advice

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.

ABC’s 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!

AutoAdvice 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.

Internet Resource

HotMail
Free e-mail accounts from Microsoft.

E-Bay
The buy and sell all of the internet auctions, trades, and commerce. Accounts start with $10 of credit!

The Best Search Engine – Metacrawler
Named the search engine of search engines. Metacrawler provides fast and efficient searching on multiple search engines like Google, Yahoo, Alta Vista, Excite, and more.

Priceline
Name your price on airplane tickets, cars, mortgages, hotel rooms, and home equity loans!

News And Magazines

CNN.com
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
An eight page digest of the 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.

The Newspaper Association of America
The Newspaper Association of America provides a large list of U.S. magazines with Web sites. Some contain the full content and back issues of the publication and others are little more than advertising brochures. Most contain information to help and appraiser looking for locational background.

Money Magazine
Money Magazine online edition is a outstanding resource for tax, real estate, insurance and retirement information.

Just For Fun

Gazillionaire
Try the free shareware version of Gazillionaire, the award-winning game of business strategy. Become a mogul or tycoon in this out-of-this-world economic simulation game and build a financial empire. Yahoo! Computer Life Magazine declares: “If you’ve dreamed of becoming an extra-terrestrial Trump, Gazillionaire is the answer to your greedy little prayers.”

Industry Player
This is a free massive online gaming experience with more than 3500 players world wide. This is real competition with real business people, so be prepared for some real challenges. You start with $10 million to invest in up 5 companies. Select from 150 products and begin production. A holding’s rate of capital growth depends entirely on how well a player manages borrowings, product prices, profit margins, production of stock, up-sizing capacity and liquidation to buy into more expensive licenses, as the Holding progresses up the “High Score Rankings”. Trades are in real time and can be with other players or the billions of virtual consumers.