By integra Monday, August 16 2010 @ 11:54 PM EDT
Paladin Registry conducts background checks on financial advisors and financial planners. Background checks provide investors with full transparency about their experience, credentials, and business ethics.
Financial planners, financial advisors, and money managers frequently omit, misrepresent, and exaggerate information that helps them sell financial services and products. They use deceptive sales tactics because they make a lot of money if they are successful and they make nothing if they are unsuccessful. It is up to investors to determine who is telling the truth and who is manipulating information to gain their trust and sell products.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, August 16 2010 @ 03:20 PM EDT
A non-reader of history would find this huge volume both interesting and in some cases humorous! Piers Brendon delves into the British Empire history affording the reader tremendous insight into the whys and wherefores! Although he compares himself to Edward Gibbon, another prolific historian and author of ‘The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire’, Brendon salutes Gibbon as the master. The book touches the pitfalls of the American Revolution and updates the British Empire into more modern times.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, August 16 2010 @ 09:27 AM EDT
A guest crosses the threshold of the door and arrives at a big, loud party. Does she make a grand entrance or does she quietly greet other guests on her way to the kitchen, where she checks on the busy hostess and offers her help? The answers to 10 questions like this will determine a person’s nut personality in an online quiz and Facebook application from Fisher Nuts, a John B. Sanfilippo & Son brand (NASDAQ: JBSS). Loosely inspired by a nut preference and personality type study done by Alan R. Hirsch, M.D. founder of the Smell & Taste Treatment and Research Foundation in Chicago, this light-hearted approach to personality profiling is a sure conversation starter.
By Caryn Starr-Gates Monday, August 16 2010 @ 07:31 AM EDT
Annual Event Welcomes Visitors Interested in Exploring Reconstructionist Judaism, Enrolling Children in Hebrew School
MAYWOOD, N.J., August 15, 2010 – Reconstructionist Temple Beth Israel (RTBI), Bergen County’s only Reconstructionist synagogue, will hold its annual Welcome Back picnic on Sunday, August 29, 2010 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Area residents interested in learning more about the synagogue and its services, or its Hebrew school, are invited to attend the free event, at 34 West Magnolia Avenue in Maywood. Reservations are requested for planning purposes and can be made by calling (201) 845-7550, ext. 1 and leaving a message. Vegetarian and dairy dishes will be served.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, August 16 2010 @ 06:57 AM EDT
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By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, August 14 2010 @ 06:40 PM EDT
Think of a number is John Verdon’s first entry into the field of writing novels. Hopefully he will continue to write.
Set in a rural area of upstate New York in the Catskills, it reflects the author’s move from the hubbub of New York City and the retirement of his protagonist, a retired New York City hero homicide detective. Like most novels, it takes a little bit of reading, but as the plot develops, the reader will find that it is difficult to put the book down. The author manages to carry the interest of the reader without resorting to tawdry methods. One wants to go on and to try to fathom the plot. Although it took this reader to the middle of the book to recognize the perp, Verdon does all he can to shake that conclusion. He also has an excellent command of vocabulary!
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, August 14 2010 @ 06:07 PM EDT
New York Times bestselling author Lisa Unger has diverted from her previous novels, Beautiful Lies, Black Out and Die For You. Her novel, Fragile, deals with the disappearance of a local girl and a connection to a murder almost thirty years previous. Set in a suburb of New York City, the disappearance has the entire community involved in the discussions. In a suburban town, this is possible.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 13 2010 @ 08:07 PM EDT
Limited Inventory Remaining at Chic, Loft-Style Condominium
The fact that CANCOlofts is an industrial-to-residential conversion of the former American Can Co. factory is a big draw for buyers, who are captivated by the authentic loft feel of the condominiums with their soaring ceilings, dramatic windows and mushroom-capped concrete columns. But for Tami Wisniewski, 35, who purchased a one-bedroom condo last November, the building's industrial past hold a special personal significance: her grandmother, Agnes Hudak, and her grandfather, Donald Diego, met while they were both working at the American Can Co. factory during World War II. "If it weren't for American Can, my grandparents would never have met, my mother would never have been born and I wouldn't be here today," she says.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 13 2010 @ 08:05 PM EDT
Cassidy Turley, a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S, is pleased to announce the recent promotions of Principals Andrew Houston and Charles Parmelli to vice president in the firm's Teaneck and Somerset, New Jersey offices, respectively.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 13 2010 @ 08:01 PM EDT
Money Management International launches site to teach kids money skills
HOUSMoney Management International (MMI), the largest nonprofit credit counseling agency in the nation, has just launched a free new online resource to teach kids about good money management: MoneyBunny.com. On the site, children can explore the world of the Money Bunnies and jump-start their learning about wise financial choices.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 13 2010 @ 07:51 PM EDT
In Depth Descriptions Attached
Chick Corea Trio featuring Christian McBride and Brian Blade
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Richard Marx & Matt Scannell Pat Metheny
Friday, October 1, 2010 Friday, October 8, 2010
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 13 2010 @ 06:20 PM EDT
All eight Democratic members of the Assembly Education Committee today applauded the final passage of the Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act in Congress, while underscoring the urgent need for New Jersey to apply for these funds in light of the drastic fiscal situation throughout the state.
“This is about putting our children and our families first,” said Education Committee Chair Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. (D-Middlesex). “We should eagerly accept this money for what it is– a life preserver in a dire situation.”
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 13 2010 @ 04:32 PM EDT
This Labor Day, Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar located at The Fashion Center in Paramus will pay tribute to working parents by “paying” for kids’ meals. Families who dine at Applebee’s anytime on Monday, September 6, will receive up to two free Kids’ Meals with each adult entrée purchase. The free meals are valid for children ages 12 and under, on any Applebee’s “Kids’ Menu” entrée, dine-in only.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 13 2010 @ 04:30 PM EDT
Children’s Aid and Family Services is presenting a free workshop, “The Adopted Child’s Journey: Questions Along the Way,” at its Family and Adoption Services Center, 148 Prospect Street, Ridgewood, NJ. It will be held on Thursday, September 16, 2010 from 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. The workshop will address issues that often arise for adopted children, including school and peer concerns, as well as questions about identity and loss, and how parents can help children navigate through them. Based on the book Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Families Knew, by Sherrie Eldridge, the workshop will be led by Dana W. Fried, assistant director of the New Jersey Adoption Resource Clearing House (NJ ARCH) and Kinship Legal Guardianship Clearing House (KinKonnect), both programs of Children’s Aid and Family Services.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 13 2010 @ 04:25 PM EDT
Save 15 percent on purchases during the event; First 50 kids get a free backpack
This season, Lands’ End makes it easier for parents and kids to try before they buy with its largest ever selection of school uniform items in-store. On Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., take a field trip to the Lands’ End Shops at Sears to receive 15 percent off purchases and register a school into a drawing for a chance to win $1,000. The first 50 kids at the event will receive a free backpack. Lands’ End School Uniform experts will be available to answer parents’ questions.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 13 2010 @ 04:13 PM EDT
August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month and Destination Maternity, home of the world’s leading maternity brands A Pea in the Pod® and Motherhood® Maternity, is hosting an event in celebration. On Saturday, August 21st from 12:00pm to 5:00pm, nursing moms and moms-to-be are invited to Destination Maternity, 65 E State Rte 4 in Paramus, for complimentary bra fittings, a chance to win* a Nursing Gift Basket from Lansinoh (valued at $250), light refreshments, and a breastfeeding class held in the Destination Maternity Learning Studio from 12-1pm. The class is taught by a Valley Hospital professional. Attendees can call (201) 843-5895 or visit www.destinationmaternity.com
for more information.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 13 2010 @ 04:10 PM EDT
Series Begins With Video on Creating More Functional Living Space
For more than 25 years, New Jersey homeowners have turned to Midland Park-based R&S Landscaping for their expertise in making the most of outdoor spaces. Thanks to the company's new series of video tutorials, this knowledge is now just a mouse click away. R&S Landscaping has announced a series of videos that will provide homeowners with valuable landscaping and gardening tips.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, August 13 2010 @ 04:05 PM EDT
Nigel Barker—fashion photographer, TV personality, humanitarian—has drawn upon twenty years of experience in the beauty business and fourteen seasons of judging on America’s Next Top Model, to give us NIGEL BARKER’S BEAUTY EQUATION (Abrams Image; September 2010; U.S. $19.95; Can. $23.95; ISBN: 978-0-8109-9642-7).
With NIGEL BARKER’S BEAUTY EQUATION, Nigel shares the formula for revealing inner beauty that will have readers looking great and feeling even better. Casting aside conventional rules (Be tall! Be skinny! Have flawless skin!), Nigel shares the elements that, when added together, equal true beauty: humor, honesty, and confidence, to name a few.
By Anonymous Friday, August 13 2010 @ 03:58 PM EDT
Michael J. Astrue
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Celebrating 75 Years
By Michael J. Astrue
Commissioner of Social Security
This month Social Security, the most successful domestic program in our nation’s history, celebrates its 75th anniversary.
On August 14, 1935, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act. With one pen stroke he laid the foundation of modern American social policy. Today, millions of retirees live in dignity thanks to their monthly Social Security benefit payment. Over the decades, Social Security expanded to not only protect against the risk of poverty in old age, but also the economic risk of career-ending disability and the premature death of a worker.