Sunday, April 20, 2014 Nisan 20, 5774
By:
Lauren Pound Somers, JE Feature
When a local woman needing some job-search assistance mentioned to Jerry Schneider that she had not filed her taxes for several years, he knew exactly the right tool to help her: The Benefit Bank. "This client told me she had filed her taxes in 2002, but not in 2000, 2001 or 2003," said Schneider, a job developer for the Jewish...
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Investing
By:
Fred D. Snitzer
In the overheated rhetoric that now passes for debate in our nation's capital, the oil companies of the United States have been accused by some members of Congress of committing the unpardonable sin of being too successful. Charges of "excess" profits have rained down on the heads of oil-company CEOs, who were dramatically and publicly summoned to Washington to explain...
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Seeking advice when facing the hardships of going it alone
Dealing with personal finances can be extremely difficult following the death of a spouse, especially if your spouse handled the family's financial matters. While organizing your finances won't ease the pain of losing a loved one, it's an important step in rebuilding your life. Here are some major guidelines from the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants: • Before you...
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By:
Andrew Lasner, JE Feature
The negotiation haggling is over, the inspection is history, and the nail-biting settlement period has closed. Now comes the tough part - moving! Research tells us that moving is usually one of the most stressful events in a person's life, ranked as high as the death of a loved one or divorce. No matter how old you are, moving is...
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By:
Fred D. Snitzer, JE Feature
Amazingly, Thanksgiving is here, and the year is almost over. Somehow, when we became distracted by the day-to-day details of our busy lives, we missed the year going by. It's one of the poignant ironies of life that the more precious we realize time is, the more quickly it passes us by. We were also distracted by the news -...
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