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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Business Spotlight

A Good Time to “Zero In” on Debt Reduction?

Stamped in big bold letters on the envelope, the phrase “ZERO INTEREST” or “PAY 0%” catches your attention. You have just received a “teaser” from a credit-card company, an offer to transfer an existing card balance to a new lender, and have zero interest applied to that balance for a specified period.

THE WINNING EDGE 2014 CONFERENCE: Business Professionals’ Conference Meets in Fort Lee

More than 160 business professionals attended Winning Edge 2014 Business Conference last week and have given Bottom Line Marketing Group, the sponsor, positive feedback. After a full breakfast and presentations by Yitzchok Saftlas, President of Bottom Line Marketing Group, Executive coach and sales trainer Adam Lieberman

When You Need a Lawyer: Rosenblatt Law

Hackensack–“Professional, Experienced and Effective.” You can’t ask for anything more when you need a lawyer to represent you or your business and you have a serious legal problem. And that is exactly what Rosenblatt Law, P.C. consistently provides its clients. Rosenblatt Law, P.C. has just opened its Bergen County office directly across the street

When You Need a Lawyer: Rosenblatt Law

Hackensack–“Professional, Experienced and Effective.” You can’t ask for anything more when you need a lawyer to represent you or your business and you have a serious legal problem. And that is exactly what Rosenblatt Law, P.C. consistently provides its clients. Rosenblatt Law, P.C. has just opened its Bergen County office directly across the street from the

Tax Tips: Choosing the Right Accountant

As an accountant and a lawyer I’ve heard my fair share of jokes regarding my profession. Take for example, “When does a person decide to become an accountant? When he realizes he doesn’t have the charisma to be an undertaker.” Then there’s “What’s the difference between an accountant and a lawyer? The accountant knows he’s

Abra Fence Earns High Ratings from Customers

Garfield–With 30 years of experience in building and installing fences between them, Breno Pagani and his father started Abra Fence in 2008. They service Bergen, Passaic, Somerset, Morris, and Union Counties, as well as Staten Island. What sets Abra Fence apart is its attention to detail and commitment to its customers.

Local Resident Extends a Helping Paw to Lone Soldiers

A former contestant on the hit TV show The Apprentice, Dan Brody has always loved animals, and he’s always been an entrepreneur. Donald Trump recognized his talent, drive, and leadership skills and cast him on the fifth season of his show in 2006. At

Evaluating Retirement Strategies: What If Income Tax Rates Go Up? (Part 2)

As discussed earlier, the mathematical assessment of the pre-tax-vs.-after-tax decision is dependent on a projection of future tax rates. But no matter how optimistic or cynical your view of governmental decision making, there is no way to divine future tax policies and their impact. So…

Given the

The Winning Edge 2014: Innovation, Strategy, and Growth for the Corporate World

The Winning Edge 2014, an all-day conference organized by Bottom Line Marketing Group will take place on Wednesday, December 10. For six years, Bottom Line Marketing Group has coordinated many successful conferences geared towards non-profit-organization leaders. In response to positive feedback from past attendees and

Tax Tips: Charitable Deductions

The often-quoted pasuk from Mishlei states, “Tzedakah tatzil mi-mavet–Charity saves from death.” That’s great news for those who give tzedakah. But it gets even better; you also get a tax break from the IRS. I know what you’re thinking: “No death AND a tax deduction? Where do I sign up?” While you will have

Evaluating Retirement Strategies: What If Income Tax Rates Go Up? (Part 1)

In any discussion regarding the financial issues that face the American government, one of the default responses is finding ways to increase income tax revenues. While some economists may postulate the counter-intuitive idea that lower tax rates often result in higher revenues (and there is some historical support for this perspective), the

Social Security: Like a Good Marriage

Social Security provides valuable spousal and survivor benefits for married couples who take advantage of the special benefits just for them. A spouse of a retiree is entitled to a benefit equal to 50% of the worker’s benefit (with a reduction for benefits starting before “full retirement age,” which is age 66 for those born between