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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 ...

Nine Facts About Retirement

Tip: Nearly 70% of workers expect to work for pay in retirement, but only 26% of retirees actually have done so. 
Source: 2018 Retirement Confidence Survey, EBRI

Retirement can have many meanings. For some, it will be a time to travel and spend time with family members. For others, it will be a time to start a new business or begin a charitable endeavor. Regardless of what approach ...

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 ...

What Can You Do With Your Tax Refund?

We’re getting close to the tax-filing deadline. For many of us, this means it’s that time of year when we get our biggest financial windfall – a tax refund. If you have recently received a refund, or are expecting to get one in the next few weeks, what should you do with it?

Of course, you could just spend the money on something you want, but if you’d like to maximize ...

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 ...

What Parents Fear Most: Losing a Child at a University

The murder of Samantha Josephson by a man she trusted to be an Uber driver, is yet another tragic reminder that when we send our kids off to college these days, the elation of watching them ascend into adult life is tempered by fear for their safety.

Claudia Patterson dropped her son Kenny off at a Rutgers freshman dorm two years ago filled with optimism. He was a smart, popular athlete.

Holy Thursday's Watch Offers an Opportunity for Reflection and Prayer

Connectivity – a doublespeak word if there ever was one.

It is, in fact, dis-connectivity. Life through devices makes us not present in our immediate world and takes us outside of ourselves and into the world of entertainment, sports, social media, etc.

My favorite is the commercial for some streaming service where the guy says “Now you watch movies on your phone,” as if ...

AtlantiCast: Episode 26

On this week’s AtlantiCast, we’ll tell you about the new robot that could change the treatment of epilepsy, show you the latest treatment for patients with coronary artery disease and see which Atlantic Health System hospitals nearly swept the podium when it comes to Top Hospital rankings!

 

St. Therese K of C Council Thanks Roxbury Residents and Businesses for Supporting Citizens with Developmental Disabilities Fund Drive

April 9, 2019

Dear Editor,

St. Therese Knights of Columbus Council #6320 would like to extend a heartfelt THANK YOU to the residents of Roxbury and its surrounding communities for their continued support of our annual Citizens with Developmental Disabilities Drive held April 5-7.

Your generosity enabled us to raise $5100 which will go to support the missions of the local Department for Persons with ...

Roxbury Included in JCP&L’s 2019 Tree Trimming Program to Enhance Reliability

April 26, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ - Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) plans to trim trees along more than 3,300 miles of power lines in April and May, including those in Roxbury. This work helps keep power flowing to customers around the clock by preventing tree-related outages.   

Conducted by certified forestry contractors under the company’s direction, JCP&L’s tree ...

2019 Roxbury Color Fun Run for a Good Cause

ROXBURY, NJ - Join the Roxbury Interact Club and Roxbury Rotary Club for the 6th Annual Color Fun Run on Sunday, May 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Horseshoe Lake located at 72 Eyland Avenue in Succasunna.

The first 400 people to register will receive a T-shirt. Advanced tickets are $25 and the day-of-tickets are $30. Registration begins at 9 a.m., and the Color Fun Run will begin at 10 ...