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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Business Spotlight

The Return of Alt-Mortgages

(Submitted by Elozor Preil) Interest costs are a drain on any financial plan, so it’s understandable that consumers would seek to minimize them. For many, this means finding the lowest interest rate and/or the shortest loan term. But there are other options, especially for home mortgages. And in specific circumstances,

Nouveau Furniture Restoration Brings the Beauty Back

Vision and craftsmanship can restore a past-its-prime piece of furniture to its former beauty. Mark Irwin, a specialist in the restoration of fine furniture, antiques and architectural detailing, is a master of both. Irwin learned to repair and refinish furniture as a young man working in antique stores. He

TurtleBoo: A Perfect Play Space for Children

I had no doubt that taking some of our grandchildren to the new TurtleBoo emporium in Spring Valley would afford us the opportunity to experience its entertainment and hopefully appreciate all it has to offer families. I was not wrong. From the moment we entered, our grandchildren could not—would not—stay still, as

Nexgen Credit: ‘Solutions’ for All Credit Needs

(Courtesy of Nexgen Credit Solutions) For those having difficulty with credit, Nexgen Credit Solution has the answers. Meet a few of our satisfied clients and see how we helped them, and how we can help you.

Meet Joel:

Joel is a young,

As HR Becomes More Strategic, So Does Need for Outsourcing

Human resources has long been relegated to back-office status, perceived by many executives as a basic operational function focused on paperwork and personnel matters not worthy of much C-suite attention.

Today, those attitudes are shifting as HR takes a seat at the decision-making

How Long Should I Keep Those Tax Documents?

It’s happened to all of us at one point in our lives. We get hooked on a really bad TV show. We sit there glued to the screen. Our brains are pleading with us to turn off this god-awful show, but our hearts will have none of this logic. We’ve all had our drug of choice, whether you choose to admit it or not. Maybe you dabbled

GettingSafer: One-Stop Shopping for Digital and Personal Protection

We all love one-stop shopping; finding everything we need without having to tirelessly comb through multiple locations is something that everyone can appreciate. This exists for food, clothes and other supplies, and now, thanks to GettingSafer, an innovative website created by Teaneck resident Richard Watson, we have it

The Need to Blame a Real Person

(Courtesy of Elozor Preil) As much as we might want to believe there is a magic formula for personal finance which simply requires plugging in the right numbers, success or failure has a lot more to do with our psychological makeup and personal habits than getting the numbers right. The math is the easy part; it’s the

Eye Contact Part II: Got Their Attention—Now What?

In my first article on eye contact, the focus was on getting and keeping someone’s attention; in this follow-up article we will explore the emotions behind eye-gaze behavior.

Generally speaking, when someone looks us in the eyes and maintains a relaxed eye contact (no frown

It’s a Cinch! Englewood Brothers Expand ‘White Glove’ Delivery Business

In 2014, a foursome of young Englewood men, some still in high school, hit upon the idea of online shopping at the next level of convenience by pioneering a combination of online shopping with fast, personalized service.

This group, the Korman and Agus brothers, founded Cinch, formerly

Social Media Guru 365: ‘Social Media  Isn’t an Activity, It’s an Investment’

Teaneck resident Chaim Kiss and his business partner Meir Jeret recently started a social media business called Social Media Guru 365. Social Media Guru 365’s niche is that in addition to running businesses’ social media accounts, including their Instagram and Facebook pages, they also create a Facebook group for them.

NexGen Credit Solution Helps Clients Unlock Their Credit Potential

Let’s face it. Nobody means to max out on their credit cards. Or find themselves in debt. Or discover that when they need capital for a new business or family simcha they don’t have good-enough credit. It just seems to happen.

Pomona residents Ilan and Bari Weizman realized that too many good people