Thursday, September 24, 2020

Business Spotlight

Tales From a Budding Stock Market Investor and Social Media Aficionado

I invested in my first stock on November 27. I bought two shares in a small Bitcoin Trust (NYSE:GBTC) that was, at the time, trading at $9.54. That’s where my investing story begins, as a 14-year-old in his freshman year of high school.

I sold it at $12.01. I know, not a great return, but for my first


Business Analytics: All You Need to Know

Business analytics is everywhere. Even businesses that are not actively doing business analytics do some form of it without knowing it. Business analytics uses data to provide business insights. This is done through the proper collection and analysis of this data to come up with actionable objectives. Business analytics also determines which sets of data are important,


Meet Your Inner Artist With Virtual Paint With Me!

With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, people across the world are quarantined in their homes and are looking to find new, creative ways to spend their downtime. A wide variety of businesses have popped up to help fill that void, including Bergen County-based Paint With Me!.


Survival of the Fittest

Many years ago, I spoke at a conference about how Jewish nonprofit long-term care facilities might not survive unless they changed the way they did business. I suggested that areas they needed to address included fundraising effectiveness, reimbursement formulas and the need to run pristine facilities that were all clean, innovative and


Elie Tanous Salon Offers COVID-19 Hair Care Solutions

The coronavirus pandemic has opened the door to many problems beyond the realm of personal health, one of which is hair care. In recent weeks, social media has been abuzz with people sharing videos of themselves receiving haircuts from, or giving haircuts to, their family members and others with whom they share living space. But


Infusion Center of NJ Provides Progressive Healthcare

The Infusion Center of New Jersey (ICONJ) is poised to manage the new and unexpected demands of healthcare in the current and fluid environment of care. The manner of delivering healthcare to both COVID and non-COVID patients evolved at lightning speed over a period of a couple of weeks, and will surely continue to evolve and adapt


Project Ezrah Is on Call for Local Families

Project Ezrah is committed to providing community members with up-to-date information and resources to protect and manage finances during this difficult time. As the social worker of the organization, I’ve spent the past several weeks helping dozens of people learn about the current financial resources accessible to them. I am


Struggling With Debt? The Five Myths That May Prevent You From Exploring Your Most Powerful Option

During these difficult times, there has been much discussion in the media about the various government programs that are available to help families and small businesses deal with the economic fallout from COVID-19.

These programs are well intentioned and can be very helpful for some, yet a primary


Learn Photography Online With Devorie Zutler

Today, anyone with a camera phone can click and get an image. But to take a really good photo, you must understand the artistic and technological sides of photography. Devorie Zutler has spent the last 12 years teaching women and girls how to do just that. Zutler’s students are both aspiring professionals and


A Season of Rapid Reversals

The recent coronavirus-driven turmoil on Wall Street has left many investors holding their collective breath. Following years of steady gains, we witnessed a loss of 3000 points on the Dow Jones in just five days, which put the market in correction territory (10% decline from previous highs) and sent investors scurrying for cover and


M2 Marketing & Event Services Thinks Outside the Box

What a time for a start-up! Yet it makes sense that Marla Rottenstreich and Melissa Jerushalmy are forging ahead with M2, their new event and marketing company launched just a few months ago. The partners have a history of developing new ideas, creative thinking, and innovative plans that help clients get their


Cross River Provides Assistance to Customers, Employees And the Community in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

(Courtesy of Cross River Bank) Cross River Bank (“Cross River”), a leading innovator and provider of banking services for technology companies, has announced a series of initiatives to protect and mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on customers, employees, and the community.

“Cross River was founded