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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 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
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 85 85 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 | 83 83 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 | 334 334 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 | 367 367 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 | 409 409 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 | 410 410 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...
Interview to author Tony Napoli.
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 863 863 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently I published a review on the popular book “My Father, My Don,” A Son’s Journey from Organized Crime to Sobriety, and I am now pleased to offer our readers an interview to the author, Tony N...
How Much Can Allegations of Discrimination Cost You?
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 368 368 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Discrimination is a serious issue for employers. It can lead to disputes, lawsuits and even forced business sales. Forced business sale, substantial fines and the disgrace o...

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3rd Time’s The Harm
Mayor Michael Bloomberg, one of the most popular mayors of New York City in its long history, has shown his hand at the conclusion of his tenure. The man who was once seen as a self-made billionair...
Oct 16, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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What the Hail?
Fed up with what they feel is a lack of oversight of livery cabs, a Brooklyn community board last week tried to address the issue, and we say it’s about time. Livery cabs provide a very valuable se...
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Trying to Find a Silver Lining
So this is what happens when a crisis speeds up to full-throttle. This past week we have seen the Dow Jones Industrial Average tank more than 777 points in its worst-ever single-day loss, a vital p...
Oct 02, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
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Corruption Runs Rampant in Political Offices
What do you do when your leaders are corrupted or highly influenced by the prospect of getting a slightly fatter pocket? That was the dilemma that many who follow Albany politics were faced with af...
Oct 02, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
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Countless Stories, Countless Memories
Jim Ross used to teach at an undisclosed Manhattan high school back in 2001. Like he did on most days, he peered at the ocean outside his 105th Street apartment window on September 11. It was 7 a.m...
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The Real Real World
The Real World is filming in Brooklyn this summer (Top Chef is too), and members of the Ledger/Star staff have even seen them in and around bars in Williamsburg. While it may seem moot to debate th...
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Vehicles are left lie in a destroyed street following multiple explosions from an underground gas leak in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, early Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. A massive gas leakage early Friday caused five explosions that killed scores of people and injured over 200 in the southern Taiwan port city of Kaohsiung. (AP Photo) TAIWAN OUTKAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — At least 24 people were killed and 271 injured when several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city, hurling concrete and cars through the air and blasting trenches in the streets, authorities said Friday, as a search for the cause began.


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Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs follows through on a pitch to the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a baseball game, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)BALTIMORE (AP) — A frustrating night for Albert Pujols had a delightful ending.


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International experts will attempt Friday to begin a stalled investigation at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 as Ukrainian forces threaten to resume their offensive against pro-Russian rebels after a one-day halt. The international probe into the downing of flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine inched forward on Thursday as experts risked attack to reach the site for the first time in nearly a week after Kiev announced a halt to its military offensive. A small team of Dutch and Australian experts accompanied by international monitors accessed the vast site of the Malaysia Airlines jet after days of fierce fighting between government forces and rebels had stopped them reaching the area. Dutch police heading up the international probe said the situation around the crash site remained perilous despite the small team managing to access the scene.
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