Business & Finance

May 28, 2020

As an investor, you’ll always need to deal with risk of some kind. But how can you manage the risk that’s been made clear by the recent volatility in the financial markets? The answer to this question may depend on where you are in life. Let’s look at some different life stages and how you might ...

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PARSIPPANY-TROY HILLS, NJ – The needs of somebody born when Russia launched Sputnik are a lot different from those of a person born when Microsoft launched Windows 95. The experts at MRA Advisory Group in Parsippany know that. In fact, they have based their unique investment planning practice ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - “Unlock New Jersey” was launched today by an expanding group of business owners, civic leaders, elected officials and concerned citizens who presented Governor Phil Murphy with a proposal to responsibly and decisively unlock his COVID19 shut-down of Garden State businesses.  The ...

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During your retirement, you will likely need to withdraw from your investment portfolio to help pay for your living expenses.  So, naturally, you’d rather not see the value of that portfolio decline. Yet, if you spend two or three decades in retirement, you might experience several steep market ...

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Mother’s Day is upon us. If you’re a mother, you’ll enjoy the recognition you get from your family on this day. And given the health concerns caused by the coronavirus, your appreciation of family may be even greater this year. As we all know, mothers have a difficult job. And many mothers also run ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Small businesses are coming together to discuss concerns, challenges and issues in this new economy due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Morris County business will be attending a virtual rally/roundtable discussion on Wednesday, May 6th at 7pm.  Madison business owner, Joe Falco came ...

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If you’re a business owner, you’ve probably gone through a range of emotions recently. A few weeks ago, as part of the $2 trillion CARES Act, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was launched to provide $349 billion to help small businesses keep their workers and stay afloat. Your expectations may ...

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You may have received, or soon will receive, a payment from the government as part of the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. How can you make the best use of what you receive? First, here’s what to expect: If you file taxes as a single person, you’re eligible ...

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Dear Neighbor, We are exactly where you are – home, in virtual meetings and walking our neighborhood as we take the current situation with COVID-19 one step at a time, one day at a time and collectively, working together. While we are doing our part to stay home and stay safe, our role as ...

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Many families think they have a sound “financial plan” because they own investments or have established a saving strategy for retirement.  This is a good start but it’s incomplete. There are many components to ensuring your financial future and getting your “house in order” is the first step. What ...

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The investment world is full of colorful terms, but perhaps none is better known than “bull” or “bear.” As an investor, you’re typically rooting for the bull market, when prices are rising. But you also want to protect yourself for periods when prices are falling. Now that we’ve entered a bear ...

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As an investor, you constantly want to see your portfolio move just one way – up. But that’s not possible, because the financial markets will always fluctuate. So, if you’re going to invest for many decades, you need to be prepared for many ups and downs. Still, the recent market pullback from ...

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As you go through life, you’ll have many financial goals. Fortunately, you don’t need to achieve them all at the same time. But when you have a mix of short- and long-term goals, you will need to pursue some different investment strategies simultaneously. Your short-term goals may depend ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Parsippany residents, led by Chris Mazzarella, have started a Facebook group to support local businesses.  The group is called 'Parsippany Supporting our Town' and is categorized as public group. According to the group's page it was started as a place for sharing and supporting ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Parsippany based pharmaceutical company, Teva Pharmaceutical is coming to the aid of the coronavirus pandemic.  They announced today that they are immediately donating doses of hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablets.  Recently there has been numerous claims in the news ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - To ensure the safety of their guests and associates, the European Wax Center of Parsippany has decided to temporarily close as a preventative measure in response to COVID-19 concerns. The business has stated that their main priority is to keep guests and associates as safe as ...

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WASHINGTON, DC -  The 2020 Congressional Dinner was the crescendo of this week's Walk to Washington event in Washington DC.  It drew a packed house of over 800 business professionals and government officials who dined together while exchanging business cards and conversations.  Sitting in the ...

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WASHINGTON, DC - The Morris County Chamber of Commerce was active and present on the train to DC for the 82nd annual Walk to Washington event sponsored by the NJ Chamber of Commerce.  Both the current President Meghan Hunscher and the former President Paul Boudreau were moving up and down the ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce and Parsippany Councilman Michael dePierro attended the Parsippany Rotary Club meeting this week where advanced security protection was discussed with the members. Rotary President Venkat Bijala presided over the meeting where Dr. Lou Valori, CEO ...

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On January 18th, just before the snowstorm came by, the Parsippany-Troy Hills community welcomed a new business to their community with a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony. This business is known as BurgerIM, a family-friendly burger-themed restaurant, located on 131 New Road. “Welcome ...

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PHILADELPHIA, PA:  Philadelphia Sheriff-elect Rochelle Bilal has named Dr. Louis Valori of Parsippany to help lead her 23-member transition team and implement her goals when she takes office in January 2020.   Bilal announced Valori as co-chair of her transition team last week in Center City as ...

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MADISON, NJ - If you are looking for a fun and exciting thing to do on Sunday, heading to Madison would be a great idea!  New Leaf Consignment, home of fashion forward unique and upscale designs. is hosting a Cosmetics and Fashion Show on Sunday afternoon from 2 - 4pm on November 10th. Sephanie ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Former Parsippany Council President and Owner of the Valori Group, Louis Valori, provided a free Crime Prevention seminar on Saturday to Forge Pond residents in township as part of his ongoing volunteer efforts to raise awareness about the rise in workplace, school and houses of ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ - On October 23rd, The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce honored four Legislators and one Business Advocate at their annual awards ceremony held at Fiddler's Elbow in Bedminster.  The four state legislators who received the Chamber’s biannual Legislator of the Year Awards ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Burger and Milk-Shake affectionatos can delight as the new Parsippany Shake Shack is opening up on Monday, October 7th.  The ribbon cutting will begin at 10:45am at the new location in the Waterview Marketplace off of Route 46 in Parsippany.  The new location in Waterview ...

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PARSIPPANY, N.J. (October 2, 2019) – Whole Foods is opening in Parsippany next month and they are giving the first 500 customers who enter the store on it's Grand Opening day, a free Whole Foods Market reusable tote bag. There will also be other giveaways and promotions throughout the day.   The ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - In honor of their first year in business at the Parsippany location, European Wax Center held a ribbon cutting celebration last week at the newly designed Troy Hills Shopping Center. Judy Cook and Diano Lupo who are both co-owners of the business led the ceremony.  Also present ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Holocaust Survivor Edward Mosberg was a recent guest on the Mike Huckabee talk show. He spoke of his experience as a Holocaust survivor and what happened to his family back during those terrible times.   You can see the segment by clicking here.

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MONTVILLE, NJ - While the Freeholders were on the road in Montville the evening of September 11th, they took the time to present Parsippany's Delta Dental with a resolution honoring them for being in business 50 years. Freeholder Director Doug Cabana had this to say, "The Board of Freeholders ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Parsippany's new Rotary Club met today, July 23rd, at the Parsippany IHOP on Rt. 46 where a brilliant and forward thinking Regina Egea, President of the Garden State Initiative, took center stage.  TAPinto Parsippany was one of the new members present.  In addition there were ...

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