The current low interest rate environment is affecting banks’ profit margins. Less profit, coupled with a decrease in customer visits to branch offices, are contributing to bank’s decisions to reduce staff and close branches. Bank of America has been the most aggressive in closing branches. Last year it closed 256 branches and only opened 12. Bank of America could
July 23, 2013, New York, NY—Rabbi Kenneth Brander, Vice President for University and Community Life and the David Mitzner Dean of the Center for the Jewish Future at Yeshiva University, delivered three lectures at a rabbinic conference organized by Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, Chief Rabbi-Elect of the United Kingdom.
Cake Boss meets kosher, for kids and teens! This August, the all-new Cake and Co., located on Queen Anne Road in Teaneck, NJ, will be offering four week-long classes for boys and girls, ages 9-12. This is the perfect activity for kids just back from camp, or for those looking to venture into the art of cake decorating in their free time. The classes will
Teaneck—Seems like World of Wings (WOW), just opened, but now it has renovated and is celebrating the grand reopening of its play area on the second floor. It is an amazing facility, a butterfly museum and fun center, located at 1775 Windsor Road in Teaneck, After meeting and dealing with the community, WOW listened to what patrons had to say, and added a
Teaneck—Have you ever stopped to look at your rings and wondered, why, since you weren’t a gardener grubbing around in the dirt, your rings were so dirty?
We know you have a busy life and you don’t have time to run to the jeweler every time your jewelry gets filthy. If your jewelry sparkled and shone on the day you received it but today looks
One of the challenges in determining the value of a particular financial decision is selecting the criteria for measurement. Calculating the impact of taxation on accumulation provides a good example, because while some of the factors are arithmetic, their impact can be geometric. This is best illustrated by the compounding – both for and against savers –
How many times have you asked yourself why the government can bail out GM and the banks but not have any programs for the middle class? It seems that while the government provides for the “Too Big to Fail,” there is nothing for the everyday Joe who is facing hard times while trying to stay current on his bills and save his home.
This $48,000 grant is
You signed the loan papers to get the financing that allowed you to register for classes. Then you enjoyed years of undergraduate classes, tests, parties and friendships. You graduated and soon received the two most important documents of your life--your diploma and the letter scheduling your monthly debt payments.
Perhaps you are fortunate and are able to
Mazel Tov! Buying an engagement ring may be one of the most substantial purchases that you will ever make; when your sweetheart wears her engagement ring it will serve as the perfect reminder of the day you pledged your everlasting love and commitment. But there are things you need to know before you go out there and spend thousands of dollars on an item you
Twenty eight years after its opening, Queen Anne Wine and Spirits Emporium is now the third- largest kosher wine retailer in the country. The store, family owned and operated, features wines from the U.S., Israel, France, Spain, Italy and Australia.
“My job is to give the consumers the national products they’re used to,” said Kevin Roche, store
Englewood—Nestled in the heart of Englewood, is one of the first and largest branches of Citibank in the state. And although this bank functions as part of an international bank, it also services the community on a personal, intimate basis.
On June 27, the Englewood branch hosted an evening to educate first-time home buyers about different aspects of
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.
There are more than 15 ice cream stores in Bergen County, all part of the nationwide ice cream industry that earns more than $10.7 million annually. But there is only one in the area that sells kosher, homemade ice cream: Ice Cream on Grand.
Syed Rizvi, store owner, used to run the shop under