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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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White House News

Biden’s Next Move: Raising Taxes Following the success in having his $1.9 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill passed in Congress, President Biden is turning his attention to raising taxes on wealthy Americans, a top policy agenda which he campaigned on. The current tax plan the President wants introduced in Congress includes increasing the tax rate on …

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White House News

$1.9 Trillion COVID Relief Bill Approved in Congress The House of Representatives passed the much-anticipated $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill along party lines on Wednesday, just days before the Sunday deadline to extend enhanced unemployment benefits which millions of Americans have been relying on over the course of the pandemic. The legislation includes an extension …

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