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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Business Spotlight

Bunk Supplies & Beyond Offers a Time-Saving Summer Camp App

Whoever said “necessity is the mother of invention” was right on target. Dan Messer of Alpine was in desperate need of assistance when, last summer, he was appointed to accompany his then 13-year-old daughter Isabella to the pharmacy to buy necessary products for summer camp. After a frustrating 90 minutes

The Wealthy Are Different: They Own Life Insurance

Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery and often a template for those who aspire to achieve the same status. If you want to be an ultra-marathoner, you train like one. If you want to be wealthy, you consider how to emulate the behaviors and habits of wealthy people. You may decide to become an expert in your

To Join or Not to Join?

The impact of being on a board is bigger than people realize.

Many people feel honored when asked to join a board, be it a local school, shul or charity organization, and they should be. It is a testament not only to their perceived value in the community but also to the insight they can bring

Marital Capital and Its Allocation

Classically, the allocation of capital is analyzed in the context of corporate finance. CFOs and corporate strategists make critical decisions about how to invest and spend a company’s available cash on a daily basis. However, contextualizing capital allocation exclusively within the financial context is unnecessarily limiting. Think of

Don’t Let Hackers Hold Your Business for Ransom

Ransomware is on the rise. It’s one of the biggest dangers facing small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) today, especially as it doesn’t differentiate between the recently recruited intern and the seasoned CEO. Anyone can be fooled into opening that malicious attachment. So much so, that according to CNN nearly $210 million was paid to ransomware

Save $10,000 With an S Corporation

When you start your own business, you have a plethora of options for the type of entity you would like to operate as. Just to name a few, you can be a sole proprietor, incorporate as an LLC, be a C corporation or be a partnership (if you have a business partner). All of these choices can make you more confused than a homeless man

Project Ezrah Hosts Gary Belsky at Rinat May 4

Teaneck—Project Ezrah and Gary Belsky want to help people take the next steps in their career. Gary Belsky, the former editor in chief of ESPN The Magazine and espn.com/insider, is a principal at Elland Road Partners, a media and editorial consulting firm. The New York Times bestselling author of eight books, including “Why

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Shabbat Automation

Shabbat-observant Jews know that Friday afternoon brings a flurry of rushed activities, primarily involving turning lights on or off, setting heating and cooling systems and making sure everything is set exactly as one would like it for 25 hours. This task becomes even more complicated for Yomim Tovim.

MOPS Provides New-to-You Wigs With a Difference

“We pride ourselves on differentiation,” said Rimona Hornung, founder and owner of MOPS Wigs in Hillside, “and looking at the whole person. I love meeting new people and helping them find the right wig for them at an affordable price. Affordability is a key part of our business model as prices of wigs are

Who Wants to Do Laundry?

“Doing laundry is a calming experience,” said no one ever. The new ownership of Valet Laundry in Little Ferry is capitalizing on that. Since this concierge service opened, doing laundry and preparing for chagim has been made much easier for many households, families and singles in the area. Many who find doing

Take Aim at Prosperity — By Borrowing

The essential function in all successful personal finance programs is saving. But while it is essential, saving alone may not be enough. The following article takes several shots at explaining how borrowing—which many people perceive as the opposite of saving—can “turbocharge” your finances.

Send Healthy, Delicious Mishloach Manot in Israel

The Muffin Boutique’s treats are ‘made with love by nice people.’

Shmarya and Lainie Richler of the Muffin Boutique in Jerusalem are actively taking orders for mishloach manot that can be sent throughout the Jerusalem and Gush Etzion areas. The Muffin Boutique’s delicious gifts