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Sunday, December 08, 2019

Business Spotlight

Keeping Saving ‘Alive’ During a Disability

If you are disabled, insurance—in the form of Social Security, Workers’ Compensation or group or individual disability income policies—may provide financial assistance to keep you from poverty. But these programs will most likely not be enough to provide a healthy financial future.

Disability

JCT Launches Israel’s First English-Language Computer Science Degree for Women

(Courtesy of Jerusalem College of Technology) The Jerusalem College of Technology (JCT), a leader in providing high-level science and technology education to religious students in Israel and worldwide, has announced that it is launching Israel’s only computer science degree program whose classes are offered exclusively to women and are

Grocery Shopping and Mileage Logs

It’s human nature to hold others to our own personal standards. We all do it. And we do it in virtually every aspect of life—even something as mundane as a trip to the grocery store. And the experience can be maddening.

Our journey begins as we attempt to park the car in the lot only to

Unique Elegant Seating Highlights Excellence and Quality

(Courtesy of Unique Elegant Seating) In 1978, Unique Elegant Seating opened its doors and offered its first collection of chairs. Over the years, we have grown this collection to include many of the beautiful and unique chairs that have become staples in the exclusive repertoire of furniture selected by prominent

Hope Therapeutic Services Puts Clients’ Needs First

Shlomit Liz Sanders, LMFT, CCTP, a clinician at Hope Therapeutic Services in West Orange, has a message for anyone struggling to find a therapist with whom they connect.

“Finding a therapist is a lot like dating,” she said. “Sometimes you have to go through a lot of people who aren’t for

Planning a Yeshiva Week Staycation? Visit the New and Improved FunTime Junction

Yeshiva Week is the perfect time for some quality family bonding…until it isn’t. After a few days, even the most patient parents start looking for ideas to fill the time, and some even start counting down the days until school starts again.

Of course, many

LinkedIn Goes Local

When businesspeople come together to collaborate, big things become possible. At a local event in the heart of Spring Valley, just over the Bergen County border, over 80 people gathered together to discuss what they do best: business. Organized by Jacob Busani and Jake Rosenberg of The Power Entrepreneur, this gathering

What Is Your Dunbar Number?

Our brains seem to have an innate limit to the number of people with whom we can maintain a meaningful relationship. Someone who is active on social media could easily have 1,000 Twitter followers, and maybe 400-500 friends on Facebook or connections on LinkedIn. But when it comes to close friends, they probably can be counted on

Five New Tax Law Changes You Need to Know

2018 has been a busy year. So much has happened so far – midterm elections, meetings with North Korea, the Winter Olympics, the rescue of the Thai boys soccer team, Prince Harry tying the knot and the Yanny/Laurel debate just to name a few.

But let’s not forget about some lesser known

To Institute a Direct Mail Program or Not?

Is your mailbox bombarded by nonprofits soliciting your fundraising dollars? Your mailbox is likely overflowing, especially at this time of the year. What you are getting is politely known as “junk mail.” Yet, it persists, and some feel is growing exponentially. If you are a nonprofit organization, and have not done direct mail

SYNERGY HomeCare Provides the Best of Everything

Our family has been a recipient of the services of SYNERGY HomeCare for the past two years. From the outset, SYNERGY wanted to know all of the requirements on our end that would allow them to best meet our daughter’s needs and alleviate our family’s concerns. They were able to narrow down the search to

The Tallisman Aims to Please

The first time Nesanel Epstein tried his hand at fixing tallis strings, he was all of 8 years old. He’s been hooked ever since.

He’s turned his love for this mitzvah into a business and, at age 23, has been doing so in earnest for the past three years. The name of