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Litter of Puppies Looking for "Furever" Homes

June 3, 2019

​Furever Home Dog Rescue rescued these 8 puppies from a high kill shelter in NC and they are now living in foster homes in New Jersey.

The puppies are 10-12 weeks old and they were owner surrendered because of the owner’s poor health.

The owner told the shelter their mom is AKC Belgain Malinois and the guess is their dad is some type of a mix, maybe a lab ...

The Problems with Probate

Many people have heard they should avoid probate, but few understand what probate is and how the process works.

What Is Probate?

Probate is the legal process that wraps up a person’s legal and financial affairs after their death. During the probate process a person’s property is identified, cataloged, and appraised. In addition, probate makes certain any outstanding debts ...

A Bucket Plan to Go With Your Bucket List

The baby boomers have re-defined everything they’ve touched, from music to marriage to parenting and, more lately, to what “old” means—60 is the new 50! Longer, healthier living, however, can put greater stress on the sustainability of retirement assets.

There is no easy answer to this challenge, but let’s begin by discussing one idea—a bucket approach to ...

Vacation and Retirement: Different Goals Require Different Investment Strategies

To achieve any of your financial objectives, you need to save and invest – that much is clear. But just how you save and invest may differ from goal to goal. Let’s look at two common goals to see the differences in your savings and investment strategies.

The first goal we’ll consider is a dream vacation – one lasting a couple of weeks or more, possibly to an exotic ...

Earth Day Offers Valuable Lessons to Investors

On April 22, millions of people will observe Earth Day by participating in events that support environmental protection. As a citizen, you may want to take part in a local celebration. And as an investor, you can learn a few lessons from the themes of Earth Day.

Here are a few of them:

Avoid a toxic investment environment. A recurring topic of Earth Day is the necessity of reducing ...

Do You Need New Tires Right Now?

There are numerous indicators that mean it's time to buy new tires for your vehicle. However, attempting to figure out the precise time span for how long your tires last is nearly impossible.

Many elements factor into the longevity of a tire including weather, the tire's model and type, driving routines, how the driver maintains the tire and the area's road habitat.

What we ...

Some Thoughts on ‘Mindful’ Motoring

Maybe it’s because I’m a “car guy.” Or maybe it’s just because I’ve been around a while.

Whatever the reason, I notice a lot of things drivers do, or don’t do, that make me concerned.

These days, there’s a lot of talk about “mindfulness” and I can think of few activities that benefit as much from being mindful as does driving. Take ...

“Wings over New Jersey” columnist Jack Elliott Memorialized Sunday

My walk to high school in Summit each day took me past a large brick compound called the New England Village Garden Apartments.  The buildings were rectangular and, except for white Colonial door mantels, they were otherwise nondescript.

The village was filled with older people, who wanted to stay in town after unloading their homes. Each day, kids like me would walk by, oblivious to the ...

Despite Gilded-Age Mansion in Elizabeth, the Sisters of St. Walburga Live Modestly

The mansion on North Broad Street in Elizabeth is out of the Gilded Age, the classic kind you see on Bernardsville Mountain, tucked away in Short Hills or on the Watchung ridge roads of Upper Montclair.

Its architect, C.H.P. Gilbert, built some of the grandest townhomes on Manhattan’s Upper West Side and Park Slope in Brooklyn, for the turn-of-the-last century’s wealthiest elite, ...

Isabella Alfano has the Strongest Qualifications for Surrogate

June 3, 2019

Dear Editor:

I’m voting for Isabella Alfano for Morris County Surrogate because she has not only the strongest qualifications to manage the many administrative details the office requires to best function and serve as deputy clerk to our Superior Court’s probate responsibilities, but also, and more important, she possesses the perfect combination of communication skills, character, ...

CFO Studio Honors Two Atlantic Health System Finance Executives

June 13, 2019

Morristown, NJ –CFO Studio recently recognized two Atlantic Health System finance executives for their contribution to the company’s economic growth, stability, and success at the recent CFO Excellence Awards, which recognize CFOs who demonstrate outstanding work for the year.

Joseph D’Auria, Chief Financial Officer for Morristown Medical Center, was recognized with the ...

Atlantic Health System Welcomes Donna Lawson as Vice President of Quality and Patient Safety

Atlantic Health System is continuing its commitment to providing the highest quality care for its patients with the addition of Donna Lawson as Vice President of Quality and Patient Safety. As reflected in recent scores and recognitions from nationally respected quality-ranking organizations, Atlantic Health System’s reputation as a leader in quality continues to grow.

As Vice President ...