Besides being the end of the calendar year, December 31 is also the deadline for executing many financial transactions, particularly those that are reported on individual tax returns. Because alliteration helps some people remember things, here are “3-D” categories of year-end transactions that you may want to
Maimonides, Mishneh Torah, Laws of Charity 10:7-14. “The greatest level above which there is no greater is to support a fellow Jew by endowing him with a gift or loan, or entering into a partnership with him, or finding employment for him, in order to strengthen his hand until he need no longer be dependent on others.”
When speaking with Yechiel Waldman, owner of Shade Control, it is clear that he is passionate about two things: window treatments and customer service. His knowledge and experience in this field have been many years in the making. Being the third generation in this business and having worked side-by-side
During each of the last Jewish Link of New Jersey issues in 2016, I will be sharing Money Moves to consider before the end of the year. This being the third part of this series, in this article I will share Money Moves 14 through 18.
Buying and selling antiques is in Jack Kleczkowski’s blood. His father was in the business back in their hometown of Tykocin, Poland. At age 15, Jack got his first metal detector and went “hunting” with his father; he was hooked. “My peers went out and had fun; I went out in the field, next to an old
In times like these, good decisions matter. And when it comes to protecting a portion of your income from disability risks, it’s important to base your decision on the facts. In the case of disability, some of those facts might surprise you.
For example, more than one-quarter of
During each of the last Jewish Link of New Jersey issues in 2016, I will be sharing Money Moves to consider before the end of the year. This being the third part of this series, in this article I will share Money Moves 11 through 13.
Although the American family has always shown great resilience through the ups and downs of our dynamic economy, the slow recovery we’re experiencing now is compelling many to not only reconsider their priorities, but reevaluate the financial strategies they may have put in place only a few years ago.
Bicycling brothers Jacob and Leibel Lefkowitz saw an opportunity for a business. In their Brooklyn neighborhood, traveling by car presented a variety of difficulties, and many people opted for bicycles. But for many people in this area, cycling was more than a hobby or convenience, it was a passion and a sport. The Lefkowitz
If you are like many Americans, the current economic environment continues to make it difficult for your family to make ends meet. Many of us have readjusted our spending habits to such an extent that there is now a new normal. For example, we may no longer shop as much as or where they used to; we may settle for a
During each of the last four Jewish Link of New Jersey issues in 2016, I will be sharing five “money moves” to consider before the end of the year. This being the second part of this series, in this article I will share money moves six through 10.