Thursday, October 30, 2014 Heshvan 6, 5775
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Amy Neifeld Shkedy and Rebecca Rosenberger Smolen, Jewish Federation Feature
With interest rates at historic lows, now is a better time than ever for individuals who are charitably inclined to create Charitable Lead Annuity Trusts (“CLATs”).
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Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
When it comes to celebrities and trendsetters, it may genuinely seem that the grass is always greener on their side, especially when it comes to easy access to organic foods. However, the more the rest of us educate ourselves on what's out there, the faster that paradigm will change. Prices remain slightly higher for organic foods at supermarkets and produce...
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Diane McManus, Jewish Exponent Feature
Imagine you are a young adult from Eastern Europe. You have just moved to a new country, must adjust to a new language, currency, form of government and a host of other details that face a newcomer. Add to this the need to launch a career. Imagine, too, that you have arrived alone, leaving family and friends behind. You don't...
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Susan Perloff, Jewish Exponent Feature
What makes a philanthropist? How does someone accrue so much money that she or he can donate millions to people with less wherewithal? And why give away that hard-earned cash? Why choose Jewish causes? For every philanthropist, a particular set of circumstances contributed to the happy combination of wealth and generosity. Here's one case study. Harold Grinspoon grew up poor...
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Michael L. Schwartz, JE Feature
If you're planning to become engaged this holiday season, you're not alone. According to a Modern Bride survey, more than 25 percent of all couples initiate their plans to tie the knot in November and December. If you're among the couples who soon will begin wedding planning, it's important to remember that while your engagement is the first step toward...
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