(StatePoint) Climate change is making natural disasters more extreme, from extending the duration of disaster seasons to increasing the intensity of fires, storms and floods. Indeed, the U.S. Geological Survey notes that with increasing global surface temperatures, the intensity of storms will likely increase. The agency
(StatePoint) When you start thinking about how to achieve financial security, a few basic things probably come to mind: insurance for your car and home; disability insurance in case you’re injured and can’t work; life insurance to protect your family in case something happens to you. But there’s one important type of financial
(StatePoint) When you start thinking about how to achieve financial security, a few basic things probably come to mind: insurance for your car and home; disability insurance in case you’re injured and can’t work; life insurance to protect your family in case something happens to you. But there’s one important type of
Ok… You will have to pay attention to follow this but let’s begin. The Miller family has their home on the market and is planning to downsize. They have a beautiful home in a great location so finding a buyer should not be a problem. The Goldbergs also have their home on the market, though at a lower price point than the
(BPT) The prospect of a kitchen renovation project can weigh heavy on the minds of homeowners. From wallets to dry wall, the mere thought of dipping into your rainy-day fund only to have the most important room in your house uprooted for an undisclosed amount of time is enough to convince many to keep those outdated cabinets installed in
(BPT) The pandemic has brought new focus to home enhancements that not only add value, but also support wellness. Today’s homeowners are investing in thoughtful improvements that prioritize safety and well-being, helping to substantially increase the home’s health quotient.
Here are three, big-impact
I distinctly remember the day. It was Friday afternoon in December. I was still at work packing boxes for our upcoming move. That Monday, we were moving out of the small starter office I opened in Teaneck to a new space that was more than quadruple in size. Most employees already had their desk belongings packed and boxed, ready for the
(BPT) Tornados, floods, hurricanes and more - severe weather is increasing around the world. Are you ready if a threatening storm hits your home?
“Storm frequency and intensity is increasing, which means it’s important for homeowners to take a proactive approach to severe weather
(StatePoint) Many students spent the last school year learning virtually, and now, there are a lot of items on parents’ and teachers’ to-do lists to help get ready for a return to traditional learning this school year. Below are tips to help simplify the transition – at home, in the classroom and in a dorm room.
In 2006 my parents were in their 80s living in the heart of Flatbush. Post 9/11 the difficult trek to visit them from Teaneck had become even harder. They had been living in Brooklyn for almost 60 years and, from their perspective, the thought of moving to New Jersey was inconceivable. Yet every day my mother complained
(Courtesy of Links Residential) For over 30 years, Felicia Kaplan has been giving back to the Bergen County community. During this time, she has taught at Yavneh Academy, The Frisch School, Bruriah High School and, most recently, The Moriah School, where she has been teaching second grade for the last 15 years. Felicia has
Anyone who knows me well knows that I am fascinated (ok, obsessed) with the notion of a “growth mindset.” I was first introduced to the concept of a “growth” versus “fixed” mindset by Carol Dweck in her book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. Dweck, a Professor of Psychology at Stanford University, demonstrated that the