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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Business Spotlight

Calculating the Effect of Taxation on Accumulation

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 –

$48,000 Mortgage Assistance

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

Student Debt

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

Rules of Engagement

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

Queen Anne Wine and Spirits: Bottoms Up to a Teaneck Institution

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

Citibank of Englewood: Banking with the Best

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

The Latest Scoop

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

Gotham Burger Takes Manhattan

The kosher community of the Upper West Side welcomed the newest branch of the Bergen County-based Gotham Burger Co. with open mouths. The Manhattan addition to the family- friendly Teaneck, New Jersey burger joint opened June 6, on the west side of Amsterdam Avenue, just south of 96th Street.

Gotham Burger Co. is a welcome addition to the growing

Bergen Vet: Treating Your Pet

Teaneck—Dr. Jennifer Suss’ dream of becoming a veterinarian began at a young age.

When her pet cat Tiger was given a diagnosis of kidney failure, the treating veterinarian told her that Tiger only had a few months to live. To enhance the quality of the last few months of life, the veterinarian gave Suss a specific daily regimen, and, lovingly,

Super Storms Headed Our Way: Governor Urges “Be Prepared!”

Trenton—Christie Administration officials are reminding New Jersey residents to prepare for the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season—which began two weeks ago—by staying informed, making a family emergency plan and having a well-stocked emergency kit.

“The best time to prepare for an emergency is before it happens,” said New Jersey Department of Health

Lillian Lee & Do Wonders Doing Miracles

For over 25 years, Lillian Lee has been invested in making women feel better about themselves. An expert in all-things hair and wigs, Lee has made her presence known to the Bergen County community at the Lillian Lee Salon and Spa on Teaneck Road. While the salon offers services such as cuts, color, manicures, waxing, makeup, and wig-care, in recent years

Cake and Co.

During the bleak month of December, a warmth filled the air on Teaneck's Queen Anne Rd. as a new shop took over the space of the former Korn's Bakery. Cake and Co., a custom cake boutique, delivers high-end cakes to the most discerning of customers.

The shop is founded and managed by Krystina Gianaris, a talented pastry chef who dreamed of opening a