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This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
  August 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. The increase in sales pace in June & July led to another substantial increa...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Aug 1, 2014 | insurance company rates , PTB Blog Most successful businesses know how to treat their faithful customers.  A good restaurant owner will treat regulars with a compl...
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 173 173 recommendations | email to a friend
On June 12, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court—in a unanimous decision—ruled that Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) inherited by anyone other than a spouse are not retirement funds and therefore are ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
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June 2014 Queens NY Market Update    The pace of home sales rose sharply in June but was still below the pace of sales in June 2013. Prices posted moderate gains in June as well, remaining on pace ...
Estate Planning Basics for Newlyweds – How to Get Prepared for the Unexpected
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 222 222 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s that time of year – the time for beautiful weddings, fun receptions, delicious cakes, special gifts, and romantic honeymoons. While this is a joyous time for everyone, it’s also time for you a...
The Annual Pay Notice Requirement of the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Could Be Close to Ending
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 229 229 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans After the Wage Theft Prevention Act went into effect, restaurant owners and other types of business owners became burdened with paperwork as they complied with annual requir...
$$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 480 480 recommendations | email to a friend
Bring Pen & Paper for this great opportunity to learn about:  * Job search, Employment Training, Networking Skills & How Every Dollar Counts . **Snacks & Beverages provided.** WHEN : Wednesday June...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014
Jun 19, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 512 512 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of home sales rose in May after a slow start in the beginning of 2014. Inventory increased slightly again in May, meaning buyers should have a bit more ch...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 1: The Italian presence…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 546 546 recommendations | email to a friend
  Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L'Idea Magazine   Book Expo America 2014 has brought a wave of foreign authors, either in the original language or in translation, and among the...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 2: The Authors Speak…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 519 519 recommendations | email to a friend
Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena  for L'Idea Magazine   Javits Center was the center of attention for all American book lovers for four days at the end of May, with a series of events...

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A Call for Immigration Reform That Values Families
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Good Luck, Mr. President
On Tuesday, hundreds of thousands of people gathered on the mall in Washington, D.C., to witness Barack Obama become the nation's first African-American president. With his hand on the same Bible u...
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Residency Options and City Jobs
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Liberate Glendale, Give Nabe Its Own Zip
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Four-Day Workweek Won't Pay Off
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Apply Lessons Learned in Iraq to Afghanistan
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The 'Housing First' Theory and How It Affects New York
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Can It, Caroline
Why in the world does Caroline Kennedy think she's qualified to be a United States Senator? Can somebody please tell us because we have no idea - and neither, apparently, does Caroline herself. Thi...
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Drawing The (Budget) Line
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Op-Ed: Taxation Without Carbonation
A recent New York Times op-ed backed a new soda tax advanced by New York Governor David Paterson as a potential cure for obesity. This proposal would tax sugary beverages to the tune of 18 percent ...
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Of Healthcare, David Paterson, and Soda
As Tom Daschle was named to the new president's cabinet to oversee health care, the issue that Bill Clinton once championed – and then fumbled – comes back to center stage. We currently spend about...
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Big Mistake By Monserrate Supporters
Corona Councilman (soon to be State Senator) Hiram Monserrate was jailed for a short time on Friday, charged with slashing his girlfriend Karla Giraldo in his Elmhurst apartment after an apparent a...
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The Heat Is On...
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Keeping Non-Profits Safe and Secure
As New Yorkers, we understand what the citizens of Mumbai are feeling right now. And the attacks have reunified our community in a sense of grief and commonality in the worst tragic sense. The Mumb...
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Pope Francis attends his weekly general audience in the Paul VI hall, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)VATICAN CITY (AP) — Saying "even the pope has a family," Pope Francis has expressed thanks for the prayers and condolences sent him after the death of a nephew's wife and her two young children in a car crash in the pontiff's native Argentina.


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A supporter of Pakistani religious cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, sleeps inside a vehicle parked next to the parliament building, after tens of thousands of protesters entered Islamabad's high-security Red Zone the night before, five days after arriving in the capital from the eastern city of Lahore in convoys, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Jubilant anti-government demonstrators in Pakistan are claiming victory after tearing down barricades and occupying a key road outside Parliament, where they are demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani lawmakers met Wednesday as tens of thousands of protesters thronged outside the assembly calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over alleged voting fraud.


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Children surround a man, left, that fell down while walking on a street suspected of having contracted the Ebola virus in the city of Monrovia, Liberia, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. The World Health Organization says the outbreak has killed more than 1,200 people, while authorities struggle to contain its spread and treat the sick. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Security forces deployed Wednesday to enforce a quarantine around a slum in the Liberian capital, stepping up the government's fight to stop the spread of Ebola and unnerving residents.


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