Monday, March 27, 2023

Business Spotlight

ShabbosLite Will Brighten Your Home

Chanukah is the celebration of the Jewish people coming from the darkness into the light. And since I work in the lighting business, I’ve been bringing folks into the light for more than 40 years!

I’ve seen so many changes in lighting technology over the decades, but nothing is like the


Heichal’s Track Club Runs in 5K Race

On Sunday, the Heichal Track Club joined with the Hogwarts Running Club to compete in a 5k race in Overpeck Park. The members of the Heichal Track Club trained for a few months for this meet and other upcoming races. The club meets one and a half hours before Shacharit. Congratulations to Heichal student Michael Naiman as


The Business of Social Media With JWE

In the late days of September before entering the respite of the High Holy Days, Jewish women were hard at work. Attendees of the JWE Social Media Summit were no exception, and while many were also likely running through endless to-do lists in their heads, most of their day was spent focused on learning


Premium Financing: Leverage for Life Insurance

Almost everyone who enjoys a measure of financial success has at some point borrowed to facilitate their plans. Debt provides financial leverage to control or acquire more assets, and the opportunity to multiply productivity. Very few people “pay cash” on their way to creating a fortune.


MAC Ventures Launches $10 Million Inaugural Fund

Fund will focus on early-stage investments in U.S. and Israeli companies across a diverse set of industries.

(Courtesy of Yeshiva University) MAC Ventures, LLC announced today the launch of a $10 million fund that will invest in early-stage tech companies based in North


Yonatees Makes You Smile

If we’re lucky, we find a job we like. If we’re really lucky, we find a job that brings us joy. Neil Bodner is a particularly lucky man. Born and raised in Teaneck, he has started a business and launched a website that he likes, brings him joy and, he hopes, will bring smiles to the faces of those with whom he


Wigs on Wheels Is There for You

Any woman who wears a sheitel will recognize this scenario: You have a sheitel that needs to be washed and set, but between family and work commitments, there’s simply no time to go to a salon or even run over to someone who washes and sets sheitels in their homes. Frumie Gartner, a sheitel macher with over 10 years’


Five Online Mistakes That Are Costing You Business

If you’re looking to increase exposure and reach new customers, you should be aware of costly marketing mistakes that could stifle efforts to grow your business. Take this self-assessment to determine whether it’s time to update and expand your digital footprint.

1. Is your website out of date?

Technology changes rapidly and


Delegate, But Don’t Abdicate

Let’s assume that you want to delegate a task that’s been sitting on your desk since…forever. You know what needs to get done and have (finally) found (and/or trained) the right person to do it. Let’s call this person Sally.

You sit down with Sally to plan the process. The two of you


Can You Adjust Your Biological Age?

Age might be just a number, but age-related numbers are important markers in personal finance, particularly in retirement. For example:

• 59½ is the age at which penalty-free withdrawals can be made from qualified retirement plans.

• 62 is when most Americans become eligible to receive reduced Social Security benefits.

• Sometime between


How SEO Can Improve Your Business

When a consumer needs a product or service, they immediately turn to their search engine of choice – for most online users, that’s Google. Businesses who appear on the first page of relevant searches attract significantly more organic traffic than businesses on Page 2 and beyond – and showing up on Page 1 can mean


Keeping Permanent Life Insurance Permanent

Permanent life insurance is a descriptive term for policies designed to remain in force for the entire life of the insured. Most permanent life insurance policies (such as whole life, variable life or universal life) also feature a cash value account, and this unique combination of a lifetime insurance benefit and tax-deferred

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