The Increasing Popularity of Donor-Advised Funds, in New York and Elsewhere

Jun 21, 15 The Increasing Popularity of Donor-Advised Funds, in New York and Elsewhere

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Savvy investors who would like to help a charitable foundation have other options for their largess aside from direct giving or setting up a private foundation. One other option worth considering is giving to or creating a donor-advised fund. As a method for delivering funds to charitable organizations, Donor-advised funds have...

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Newest Oldest Person is Brooklyn Resident Miss Susie

Jun 19, 15 Newest Oldest Person is Brooklyn Resident Miss Susie

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When the world’s oldest person, 116-year-old Jeralean Talley of suburban Detroit died this past Wednesday, the baton was handed to Brooklyn resident Susannah Mushatt Jones, the new world champion for longevity. Born in Alabama in 1899, Jones, or “Miss Susie” as most of her acquaintances call her, moved to New York when she was 24...

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Cannabis Will Grow in Brooklyn?

Jun 07, 15 Cannabis Will Grow in Brooklyn?

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A spokesperson for the New York State Department of Health did not say how many companies are applying for licenses to dispense medical marijuana, but he did say five licenses will be issued. Each license will allow each vendor the rights to establish four dispensaries throughout New York. One company, PalliaTech, signed a lease on...

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Stories of Strength and Faith

Mar 25, 15 Stories of Strength and Faith

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We can often receive great strength from those who went before us. There are many lovely stories about Rav Yosef Chaim Sonnenfeld, the Rav of Yerushalayim. Here are two lovely stories. A wealthy women who was unable to have children approached the Rav of Budapest with a large sum of money to pray for her to have children. The Rav...

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Brooklyn Heights Could Become Clinton’s Campaign HQ

Mar 15, 15 Brooklyn Heights Could Become Clinton’s Campaign HQ

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It is expected that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will announce her intention to join the race for the Democratic nomination to run for president, any day now. And when that day arrives she will need a place to call her campaign home. Rumor has it that that home may be in Brooklyn. CNN reported: “Clinton and her... Hitta Dataservice Tyresö hos oss | Jack3d advance

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Jeb Bush Garnering Financial Advice in New York and Beyond

While many of us New Yorkers may not, yet, have our eyes on the next political election – Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush definitely does. Bush is moving quickly to garner financial support in the wealthy areas of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Interestingly, he is making direct personal appeals to many of the Wall Street...

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