Why You Need Life Insurance Even With No Dependents

You may think you don’t need to worry about life insurance until, or if, you have children. After all, there’s no one who relies on you to feed, clothe,...

Yid Parenting: What Should My Child Be Reading?

Dear Rabbi Ross: I’ve been following your advice and letting my kids read at bedtime as opposed to playing electronic devices. Instead of going to the library, my son gets...

Yid Parenting: To Wait Or Medicate

Question: I just came back from the doctor, and I’m shaking. He recommended that my son who’s in second grade be medicated. He diagnosed him with ADHD and told me...

Getting Back To Basics: Why A Financial Game Plan Is So Important

Many of us are familiar with the expression, “failing to plan is planning to fail.” The agents at New York Life can assure you that when it comes to...

News From the Hills

A few disturbing things happened last week in Kew Gardens Hills. On Monday night, January 7, someone in a car shot at another car in the vicinity of 150th...

Yid Parenting: Do You Know Hatzalah’s Number By Heart?

Dear Readers, One of the most popular questions I receive is: what are the most important things to know when starting a family? There are so many answers to that...

Five Financial Steps To Take When A Loved One Passes Away

When a loved one passes, it is often an emotional and chaotic time. Unfortunately, it’s also a time when you may be called upon to make a number of...

News From the Hills: Property Taxes

By now, we have all received our Notice of Property Value from the NYC Department of Finance for the 2019–2020 tax year. By giving a market value to your...

Making a Budget You Will Actually Keep

  It’s one of the oldest pieces of advice out there, but it’s one of the hardest to actually follow: Make a budget — and stick to it. Only 39 percent...

The Way It Is: Making The Right Call

We refer to them as “robocalls,” those automated calls that drive so many people to distraction. I am one of those people. Despite the many attempts I have made...
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British Court Orders Man to Pay Wife Maintenance Until He Issues Get

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A British businessman must continue to pay his wife maintenance payments until he gives her a religious divorce, or get,...

MTA Welcomes New Faculty Members

  MTA is thrilled to welcome new faculty members for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year, including: Rabbi Danny Konigsberg (‘05) as director of Student Activities and...

Vision Screenings Boost Back-To-School Success

By Rivka Markowitz, OD Q: My child failed the vision screening, should I really be concerned? A: Vision screenings are, thankfully, commonplace at your child’s pediatric...

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