Education & Learning

April 5, 2021

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer Brian Brodeur spoke with Vivian Cox Fraser, President & CEO of the Urban League of Essex County, about high rates of learning loss faced by K-12 students in New Jersey as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  “A Time to Act,” sponsored by ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Patricia Morgan, Executive Director of JerseyCan, a company focused on creating lasting changes for New Jersey students, spoke with TAPinto TV’s Brian Brodeur about the academic slide brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic in New Jersey.  JerseyCan’s study, “A Time to Act,” ...

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SCRANTON, PA -- Located in the heart of Scranton, Pennsylvania, Steamtown National Historic Site offers visitors an exciting look into one of the first rail lines built in the northeast. The park is built on the former site of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad, one of the earliest and ...

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LITTLE FALLS -- Valentine’s Day is widely known as the day of the year when love is celebrated, and indeed, February has been a month of romance for centuries. The St. Valentine’s Day we observe today evolved both from ancient Roman and early Christian history. There are many legends about who ...

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HUDSON VALLEY, NY -- Janet Irizarry, the founder of Hudson Valley Eats, spoke with Brian Brodeur about her latest initiative, “Cooking For A Cause”. Irizarry started Hudson Valley Eats, whose main goal is to “make sure that everyone in the Hudson Valley eats, not just those who can afford ...

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ATLANTA, GA -- Jimmy Carter was the first and only president to be a born in Georgia, and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum can be found in Freedom Park in the heart of Atlanta. Though we know the story of the peanut farmer who rose to national heights, there’s much more to ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- TAPintoTV’s Brian Brodeur spoke with Chuck Kovach about his new venture, Chuck Kovach’s Collaborate for Results An intriguing question led to a new business venture for Chuck Kovach, a corporate education and distance learning consultant and associate professor at Seton Hall ...

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What are you doing to manage the financial risks that you'll face in retirement? Sequence of Return Risk – or “SRR” - is the most underestimated danger when shifting from pre-retirement savings accumulation to retirement savings distribution. SRR is the risk of receiving lower or negative ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- TAPintoTV Executive Producer Brian Brodeur talked with Director Katsitsionni Fox and Editorial Consultant Corinna Sager about the new documentary film Without a Whisper, the untold story of how indigenous women influenced the early suffragette movement in the United ...

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PLYMOUTH, MA --  This year marks the 400th anniversary of the historic landing of the pilgrims at Plymouth Rock. A ship named the Mayflower set sail from England and eventually arrived at Plymouth Harbor, Massachusetts in 1620. The pilgrims originally tried to sail to Virginia, which was already an ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Clinical psychologist Dr. Meryl Dorf sat down with TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer Brian Brodeur to provide strategies on how to negotiate potentially difficult political discussions at family holiday gatherings. Dr. Dorf joined Brodeur at East Main Media Studios’ studio ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- TAPintoTV Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur, was joined by Janellen Duffy, Senior Advisor with JerseyCan, and Vivian Cox Fraser, President and CEO of the Urban League of Essex County, to discuss a recent report released by the Global Strategy Group and the New Jersey Children’s ...

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At Wealth Financial Partners we know that you want to be in control of your retirement.  In order to achieve that, you need a holistic roadmap that is easy to understand and simple to implement.  The problem is you don't have a guide to help synchronize all aspects of your finances into one ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- TAPintoTV Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur, spoke with Kyle Rosenkrans, Executive Director of the New Jersey Children's Foundation. Rosenkrans joined Brodeur to discuss their recently-released survey of parents of New Jersey public school students, the first such survey ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- 2020 will go down in history as a traumatic and difficult year. More than ever, clients are searching for answers and direction. We are here to help your situation with the most current information regarding the SECURE ACT that came into effect on January 1, 2020. Many ...

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ATLANTA, GA -- Jimmy Carter was the first and only president to be a born in Georgia, and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum can be found in Freedom Park in the heart of Atlanta. Though we know the story of the peanut farmer who rose to national heights, there’s much more to ...

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Path to Prosperity with Walter Pardo: Roth Conversions - Why the opportunity cost argument is invalid.  Some people believe that there is an opportunity cost by doing a Roth conversion, that the funds used to pay the conversion tax could have been otherwise invested, and that investment return ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Clinical psychologist Dr. Meryl Dorf spoke with TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer Brian Brodeur to highlight strategies to help navigate potentially difficult political discussions with family and friends during hyper-partisan times.  Dr. Dorf joined Brodeur at East Main Media ...

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Walter Pardo of WFP-Taxes Presents Path To Profitability: Tax Questions to Answer Before Year's End Assets and Debt: Do you have unrealized investment losses? Do you have investments in taxable accounts that are subject to end-of-year capital gain distributions? Tax ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Tami Bowling, Co-founder of Metavivors of New Jersey, spoke with TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur, about the upcoming “Light Up MBC” event, which takes place virtually and in-person on Tuesday, October 13, 8pm EST. Bowling also spoke about her own personal history ...

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Plan for Prosperity with Walter Pardo: IRAs are Different IRAs Are The Black Hole of Estate Planning And Here’s why: IRAs pass by contract (generally not by will) IRAs have required minimum distributions  IRAs are highly taxed upon death or withdrawal IRAs receive NO step-up in ...

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The “Do’s” and “Don’ts” to Help Safeguard Your Financial Future DO #1: Focus on What You Can Control No one could have predicted the pandemic or the historic recession that it caused. Attempting to predict the unpredictable, or control the uncontrollable, is a recipe for stress, frustration, ...

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ATLANTA, GA -- Right in the heart of Atlanta lies an oasis of green, Freedom Park, which houses the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum.  Carter was the first and only president to be a native of Georgia. Though we know the story of the peanut farmer who rose to national heights, ...

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HYDE PARK, NY -- The FDR Presidential Library & Museum in Hyde Park, New York, is an exploration not only of the life and times of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, but a retrospective of some of the most perilous times in 20th century American History.  The FDR Library was the very first ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Why do I need a power of attorney? All of my assets are in joint names. Are they? What about the car? Is that in joint names? Your IRAs are definitely not in Joint names. Someone may be named as beneficiary, but if you're disabled and money needs to be withdrawn from your IRA, ...

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Let's take a look at the Cares Act, signed into law on March 27 of 2020. I'm having conversations with many of my clients about 2020 RMD waivers and Roth IRA conversions. First, the act includes a waiver of required minimum distributions or "RMD"s for 2020. This waiver applies to IRAs and ...

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WAYNE, NJ -- In honor of Independence Day, TAPintoTV is revisiting our piece from last year on the Dey Mansion, one of several locations in New Jersey which served as General George Washington’s Headquarters during the Revolutionary War.  The Dey Mansion was the home of Theunis and Hester Dey, ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- Stephanie Willougby spoke with Victoria Vanriele, student athlete and leader, who is a graduating senior at Governor Livingston High School. She has made quite an impressive athletic and academic career for herself while in high school, and she shared some of the secrets of ...

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Memorial Day, as the name implies, was established to create a day of remembrance to honor soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice in the U.S. Civil War. Our culture today, however, associates the holiday with the start of summer activities, like barbecues and going to the beach. How did this once ...

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