Friday, February 03, 2023

Business Spotlight

The ‘R’ Word

As we entered 2022, the economy and financial markets were already facing a number of uncertainties and challenges. Nevertheless, a path to a post-COVID economic recovery appeared likely. But following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, a number of unforeseen economic challenges have significantly increased the possibility of a recession.


Working in 2022: Reasonable Expectations

If the small possibility exists that you are not yet aware of just how strong the American job market is—and has been on a sustained basis for the last 15 months and counting—then let me not wake you from your nap. It is, simply, in better shape than it’s ever been since record keeping was standardized in 1939.


Candibots Plans Jersey Job Fair

(Courtesy of Candibots) Now, in our volatile economy, there are extreme shifts in the job market. A total of 4.3 million people quit their jobs in January, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s JOLTS report.

Many people are looking for new opportunities. The difficulty with


What’s the #1 Answer in Finance?

If you’ve met me, read any of my previous articles or listened to my podcast, “The Big Bo $how” (available on Spotify or Apple Podcasts) you’ll know that I love football. There are so many aspects that I love about it, but one of my favorite parts by far is when I can relate the game to the world of personal


‘When It’s Time to Throw in the Towel’

I always wondered where the expression “It’s time to throw in the towel” came from. You may recognize it as an old boxing term. When defeat is inevitable, the fighter or his manager throws his towel into the ring signifying that the fight is over. The boxer has exhausted all opportunities to win or even reach a stalemate and realizes


Five Reasons Young Families Need Life Insurance Now

When it comes to money matters, young parents who are just starting out have a lot to juggle: They may be paying off student debt and saving for their first home, all while raising kids. But it’s also a time when young families may be the most financially vulnerable should the unexpected strike. To ensure that they have financial


Plan Regular 1:1 Meetings

To unleash the potential of the people you manage, you must engage and bond with each person individually. There simply is no hack or shortcut for building real connections. That’s why it is critical that, in addition to morning huddles, you need to plan regular one-to-one meeting time (1:1s) with individual team members to check in on a


The Best Ways to Invest Your Tax Refund

If you are getting a tax refund this year, you might eagerly await receiving it. While it can be tempting to want to use it to treat yourself, there are several ways you can put it to work for you. Whether it is investing in the stock market, paying debt off, or even starting your own business, there are lots of great was to put this money


Syms Students Present At Maccabee Ventures’ Limited Partner Meeting

(Courtesy of Yeshiva University) On April 6, eight students from the Sy Syms School of Business, currently taking the fund formation and administration and management course taught by Maccabee Ventures general partners Moshe Bellows, 90YC, ’08W and Bruce Taragin ’89YC, presented their in-depth analysis and assessment of the


Details Matter: Rinse Auto Detailing Launches Ahead of Pesach

Every Pesach, Teaneck native Eric Samson, who now resides in West Orange, would scramble to find someone reliable to clean out his car. Between the high demand, the lack of convenient car washing services and the chaos of preparing for the holiday, Samson would find himself thinking year after year, “There’s got to be


‘Just Cribs’ Is Just the Right Place for Your Nursery Needs

If you’ve been searching for that perfect crib to transform your nursery into the ideal space for your baby, the chances are good that Just Cribs, in Union, New Jersey, not only has that perfect crib, but also has it at the perfect price.

Located just minutes from


Ten Sessions to Greater Happiness With Rabbi Mark Spiro

How can Rabbi Mark Spiro help a person feel happier after only 10 sessions?

“Everyone responds differently of course, but some people report feeling much happier after only one or two sessions,” said Rabbi Spiro, a practitioner of the Innate Health therapeutic approach since 2007. “It actually has

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