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There’s Nothing Boring In It

Why Subscribing to the Circle Is An Incredible Investment for Your Kids Chani Kahan Only a busy housewife understands. The kids keep changing their minds about whether they want chicken or kugel. Erev Shabbos music is still blasting from the counter, and you’re making mental notes every five minutes to remember to put the player …

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Pathways To Parenting

Treating Children as the Individuals They Are I recently received a phone call, like many before it, in which a young man who is a top student in yeshivah shared with me that he finds that in school, there are two types of people: those who follow all the rules and those who were a …

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Berry Blend Galette

Recipe by Chaya Ruchie Schwartz Styling and photography by Chay Berger This stunning and delicious dessert can literally be prepared in minutes with no mixer in sight! It’s my new go-to dessert when I’m having company. Yield: 6 servings Ingredients: Dough: 1 ½ cups flour 1 tablespoon sugar ¼ teaspoon salt 1 stick plus 1 …

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Inflation and Investing

Mrs. Steiner, a middle-aged almanah, had “nechasim da’agos.” The life insurance payout she’d received after her husband’s petirah was still sitting in a cash account, earning nothing. While she’d been too numb to think about this during the aveilus, it was time to face reality. That pot, which had to last until 120, wasn’t even …

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B2B With Adam Lieberman

Connecting with CustomersDina SteinbergDenny, endowed with an overactive spirit, a wild imagination, and a touch of ADHD, had barely made itthrough high school. With low grades and little in the way of marketable skills, he may not have beenconsidered a success story by most yardsticks. But Denny was a friendly guy, outgoing and easygoingand liked …

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B2B With Adam Lieberman

Eggs in a Basket Facilitated by Dina Steinberg A healthy business does not depend on a single source for success. Rather, it develops a comprehensive network of vendors, customers, and employees. The farm hand kneels on the barn floor. Slowly and carefully, he nudges the chickens aside and takes their smooth, warm, white eggs and …

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B2B with Adam Lieberman

Partnership Woes Adam Lieberman with Dina Steinberg I cleared my desk and straightened my chair, waiting for my 10-minutes-late-when-will-he-show 2:00 p.m. consultation meeting. Kevin kind of bounced into my office. There was something refreshingly childlike about him, a sense of wonder and discovery and energy vibrating off him. His disheveled hair and poorly made tie …

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A Time To Sell

Cashing Out of a Real Estate Investment This decision was a big one for Shimon Shamah. Years ago, he and his wife had used their wedding gift money to purchase a house as an investment. At first, the rent had barely covered the expenses, but over time, the property had produced a bit of cash …

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Local Couple Kicked Off Spirit Airlines

An orthodox Jewish family from Toms River ordered off a Spirit Airlines flight for not masking a baby and a special-needs child is asking the airline to apologize. Spirit representatives are claiming that adults in the party violated the mask rules, despite clear video evidence showing flight attendants deplaning the family because of the baby. …

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Proceed(s) with Caution

Rabbi Yecheskel Ostreicher We are living in interesting times. Low-income families who usually live on a shoestring budget weresuddenly, almost miraculously, given a bonus of thousands of dollars, enabling them to make Pesachwith ease. Many families got upward of $10,000. But that’s not all.The recent stimulus bill is soon going to be giving even more …

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