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The champagne was popping last week as the Dow set a new all-time record, eclipsing the one set in October, 2007. The buy and ho...
Regal Bank's Featured Business of the Month
March 5, 2013
Regal Bank's Featured Business of the Month is Livingston Sunoco Livingston, NJ - Michael Inlander is a man who truly en...
Junk Bonds: Much Risk, Little Reward
February 20, 2013
High yield bonds (a/k/a “junk bonds”) are a bad bet today. Prices are too high, risks ignored. That&rsqu...
Can ’13 Match ’12? Investment Themes and Picks for the New Year
December 24, 2012
David Dietze JD, CFA, CFP is President and Chief Investment Strategist of Point View Wealth Management, Inc. in Summit, NJ. Read M...
Muni Bonds - is the Party Over?
December 11, 2012
Investors' love affair with munis is deepening. Although muni bond funds have been around for 34 years, ten percent of all funds i...
Closed End Fund Bargains Amid Stealth Bull Market!
October 3, 2012
Defying the experts, Main Street, and the media, US stock markets have engineered an amazing comeback. Despite the worst economi...
Twelve Tips for a Better 401K!
September 25, 2012
Many employees a generation ago could look forward to a predictable pension at retirement. Employers were responsible for investing th...
August 27, 2012
If you are a beneficiary of an estate that includes an IRA, we have two words for you: It’s complicated. Most estate assets ...
Reveton Ransomware Takes Computers Hostage
August 23, 2012
FBI warns of new internet scam - Reveton ransomware Recently the FBI and the IC3 issued a warning about a new ransomware virus, Re...
Investment risks and remedies
August 14, 2012
This year has been another roller coaster ride for investors. The sovereign debt problems in Europe are hanging on like a bad co...
Amid the long hot days of the summer our thoughts turn to vacation, with languorous days on the beaches or in the mountains. But...
3 Ways to Minimize the Impact of an Email Outage
August 3, 2012
Email is down! Everyone panic! For many small businesses, email is the primary method of communicating with their c...
Flood Insurance Awareness
July 29, 2012
After Hurricane Irene here at the Heights Agency, we've been reminded of the utter importance of supplemental flood insurance in p...
The Score at Halftime Is...
July 26, 2012
First of all, the most amazing statistic to begin with is that half of 2012 is gone. So much has occurred this year whether it b...
If you've even needed a 2nd monitor or wished you could walk around the house, office or store with your desktop Avatron has a s...
The end of an era I admit it, I am going to miss Windows XP. I know it like the back of my hand and still prefer it to Windo...
LifeBridge: FREE LIFE INSURANCE
May 3, 2012
MassMutual Financial Group offers FREE Life Insurance called LifeBridge LifeBridge will help give income - elgible parents and leg...
An Education in Paying for College
March 29, 2012
College acceptance letters are out, and millions of high school seniors are eagerly anticipating the next step in their educational li...
Should You “Friend” the Facebook IPO?
March 5, 2012
The media hype is underway about Facebook’s plan to go public. Whispers set a $100 billion price tag on the social media g...
Hiring an Employee: What Businesses Need to know
February 20, 2012
Since opening your business you have been chief cook and bottle washer. You have now decided that you need to hire someone to as...
Searching NJ Business Names - For Free
February 15, 2012
Searching the “availability” of business names in NJ was, at one time, free and easy. The good news is that it’s sti...
Ask a Trust Officer: 401(k) Protection Programs
January 17, 2012
DEAR TRUST OFFICER: When I retire in about a year, I’m expecting a six-figure distribution from my employer’s 401(k)...
What is a “fiduciary”?
January 4, 2012
You might get investment advice from any of the following sources: &nbs...
Is Your New Year’s Resolution to Get More Customers?
January 3, 2012
Is your New Year’s resolution to grow your business and get more customers? You’re off to a great start! But where wil...
An Executor’s Dilemma
December 27, 2011
Kresimir Telesmanich had a difficult problem when he was named executor of his uncle’s estate. The uncle, who died in 2000...