Friday, April 03, 2020

Business Spotlight

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

Snaxit Provides Kosher Refreshments on Route 4 West Near the GWB

Convenience stores aren’t very convenient when you want something to eat and all you can do is look longingly at the non-kosher food for sale. Unless you stop at Snaxit, a completely kosher convenience store, open 24/6, located at 475 Route 4 West, Englewood, at the Delta gas station one mile past the George

OU Selects Six Non-Profit Startups to Benefit From New Impact Accelerator

(Courtesy of OU) The Orthodox Union (OU), the nation’s oldest and largest umbrella organization for the North American Orthodox Jewish community, has announced a cohort of six winning non-profit organizations that it will support through its new Impact Accelerator. Launched in early 2018, the OU Impact Accelerator was created to provide

Are You More Fulfilled at Work Than at Home?

How you might be sabotaging your bottom line.

You love what you do.

You’re good at it.

And sometimes—it’s hard to admit, and maybe you’ve never said it aloud—it’s more rewarding to be at work than it is to be

Always Remember to Say Thank You

My mother used to tell me when I received a gift or if someone did something nice for me: “Always remember to say ‘Thank you.’” Didn’t your mother or parents do the same? When you are a little child, and growing up, this response just becomes a natural one and it becomes something you do by rote. It’s automatic. Or it

13 ‘S’ Tips to Become More Productive

A recent report from the U.S. Department of Labor confirms what many of us already suspect. Employee productivity is on the decline, with increases in email to respond to, web surfing, daily meetings, and poor management partly to blame (though meetings and idea sharing, while not productive per se, can and often do yield positive

136 Names for a Student Loan

College is expensive. You know that. To help pay for college, scholarships, grants and loans are available. You know that, too. But determining how much college costs, and how much assistance you can expect to receive, well, that often depends on your definitions of “cost” and “assistance.” Or more precisely, it depends on

All You Ever Need to Know About LinkedIn

(Courtesy of Parnassah Network) It is no secret that for most businesses and professionals, LinkedIn is the most effective online networking tool around. Whether you gain the clients, customers and connections you dream of, or you get lost in the crowd, depends on the quality of your profile, network and targeting.

Emily’s Caregiving Services Expand Into NJ

Emily’s Services provides 24-hour caregiving services to the elderly and new mothers. The company was started by Avigail Rafael, after a chance meeting with a needy family in Borough Park, Brooklyn. She assisted the family, and her kindness was repaid as word spread of her innate ability to nurture and care for the elderly. She was