TAPintoTV

September 6, 2020

Most of us think of Labor Day as the unofficial end of summer, but the Labor Day holiday was originally created to pay tribute to the contributions of the American worker. Labor leaders of the late 19th century advocated for the holiday when the labor movement was already flourishing across U.S.

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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 Someone may be named as beneficiary, but if you're disabled and money needs to be withdrawn from your IRA, ...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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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Sales training and business development expert Danny Wood, of Sandler Training, discusses his career path and the state of selling during COVID-19. Joining TAPintoTV Executive Producer Brian Brodeur via video conference, Wood describes the moment he decided to leave a career ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ —TAPintoTV Host Stephanie Willoughby spoke with Mike Smookler, Manager & Director of the West Orange Tennis Club, the largest tennis facility in New Jersey, about how tennis can be a way to stay both active and safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The facility has both indoor ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ — TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer Brian Brodeur was joined in-studio by Jonathan Kramer, President & CEO of Progressive Payment Solutions and Progressive Capital Resources. East Main Media’s studio space has been recently reconfigured to accommodate safe and socially distant ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ — Author and health expert William Smith spoke with TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer Brian Brodeur about some of the challenges people are facing as more employees are working remotely due to the coronavirus pandemic. Though remote work had been a growing trend for several years, ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ — TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur, spoke with Comedian and Writer, John Poveromo about his latest projects, early influences, and how his comedy career has changed and grown, despite the lack of live appearances due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Though Poveromo is ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Louis Pennacchio of Keller Williams Realty Metropolitan in Morristown, NJ, spoke with Executive Producer Brian Brodeur about the current booming real estate market in northern New Jersey this summer.  Pennacchio joined Brodeur at East Main Media Studios’ facility in Little ...

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In his latest piece, Walter Pardo, CEO & Certified Wealth Strategist at WFP Tax Partners, shares some important advice about 401K and IRA conversion strategies. The saying I always use is “paying taxes once is your obligation, but paying taxes twice is your fault.” Typically, qualified ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Executive Producer Brian Brodeur recently spoke with Thomas Franklin, multimedia journalist, about his latest project, “Seeking Refuge,” a virtual exhibit featuring personal and collective tales of people seeking safety in foreign lands. Franklin, an Assistant Professor at ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Brian Brodeur, TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer, recently spoke with Comedian and Writer John Poveromo, about his latest project, a short film he co-wrote and stars in called Duppet.  Poveromo and Brodeur spoke via video conference from East Main Media’s studio in Little Falls, ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Clinical Psychologist Dr. Meryl Dorf joined TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer Brian Brodeur to discuss why some people are not wearing masks, despite evidence showing that it is in the public good.  Dr. Dorf joined Brodeur at East Main Media Studios’ facility in Little Falls, ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Catherine Riordan, Esq., of Riordan & Associates, a boutique divorce and family law firm, spoke with TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur, about her career and how she is able to help her clients through difficult and challenging life situations.  Riordan and ...

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LOS ANGELES, CA -- TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer Brian Brodeur recently spoke with Joe Travers, accomplished drummer and longtime archivist for the Zappa Trust, about his experiences maintaining Frank Zappa’s vast collection of recordings and the latest releases from the Zappa ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Cheryl Mucha, Founder and CEO of CFO Your Way, spoke with TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer Brian Brodeur about how her firm helps small business owners realize their financial goals. Brodeur and Mucha spoke via video conference from East Main Media’s studio in Little Falls, NJ, ...

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Walter Pardo, CEO & Certified Wealth Strategist at WFP Tax Partners, follows up his previous “Profit First” video, with an introduction to the concept of Parkinson’s Law:  Author and Historian C. Northcote Parkinson theorized that our demand for a resource increases to meet the supply of ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Captain Bill Sheehan of Hackensack Riverkeeper talked with Stephanie Willoughby about the recent fire that has temporarily sidelined the organization. Sheehan joined Willoughby at East Main Media Studios’ facility in Little Falls, NJ, which has been recently reconfigured to ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Bloomfield Township will be hosting “Let’s Talk About Race,” the third in a series of community conversations about race, on Wednesday, July 29 at 7:00pm via Zoom. “We wanted to give the community a safe space to have these conversations,” said Councilwoman Jenny Mundell, who ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Bob Bernstein, an attorney specializing in Estate Planning and Elder Law, spoke about the importance of obtaining a health care proxy, especially with the medical challenges Americans are currently facing in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Simply explained, “a health care ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Heather Gallagher, Vice President of Business Development at Boston National Title, spoke with TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur, about her role at the company and the importance of networking to boost business development.  Brodeur and Gallagher spoke via video ...

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AUGUSTA, GA -- Corey Washington, educator and author of Jimi Hendrix: Black Legacy (A Dream Deferred), recently appeared on TAPintoTV, speaking with Executive Producer Brian Brodeur about his book, as well as the life and music of Jimi Hendrix. Brodeur and Washington spoke via video conference from ...

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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 now that states are reopening and family and friends are gathering in small groups.  Dr. Dorf ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer Brian Brodeur spoke with Catherine Rabidis, Independent Insurance & Financial Advisor, about the importance of advance planning to meet lifelong personal and financial goals.  The two spoke from East Main Media Studios’ facility in Little ...

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VERONA, NJ -- Stephanie Willoughby, host of TAPintoTV’s original series, HomeGrown, spoke with Anna Coy, Florist and Owner of Blooms in Hand, about life during the COVID-19 lockdown and how her business has rebounded now that New Jersey has started reopening. Blooms in Hand is a full-service ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- With tomorrow being the rescheduled Tax Day of 2020, we share this piece of business advice from Walter Pardo, CEO of WFP Tax Partners. The GAAP formula, otherwise known as the Generally Accepted Accounting Principle, is used for determining a business’s profit.  The ...

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NUTLEY, NJ -- TAPintoTV Executive Producer Brian Brodeur was joined in studio by TAPinto Nutley Publisher, John Lee, who described a recent clash between Nutley For Black Lives demonstrators and local counter protesters that turned ugly and made national news.  The two spoke from East Main Media ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- TAPintoTV Executive Producer Brian Brodeur spoke with Ethan Hundley, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Tax Coach (CTC) about his firm and how he can help clients proactively structure their taxes to save money.  Brodeur and Hundley spoke via video conference ...

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LOS ANGELES, CA -- TAPintoTV Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur, spoke with drummer and Zappa Trust archivist Joe Travers about his new YouTube channel and a special YouTube streaming program he’ll be hosting on Thursday, July 9th for DW Drums.  Travers, known as the “Vaultmeister,” continues to ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ -- What does the new normal of music production and recording look like in the time of COVID-19? David Amlen and Tony Drootin of Sound on Sound Studios, a full-service recording facility in Montclair, NJ, spoke with TAPintoTV Executive Producer Brian Brodeur about how they are safely ...

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