Millennials Falling Behind Their Boomer Parents

Baby Boomers: your millennial children are worse-off than you. Millennials earn 20 percent less than boomers did at the same stage of life, despite being better educated, according to a new analysis by the advocacy group Young Invincibles. (Jan. 13)

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Amazon hiring thousands more in New Jersey

By Paul Milo | NJ Advance Media for
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on January 12, 2017 at 5:18 PM, updated January 12, 2017 at 5:48 PM

Online retailing giant Amazon is planning to add 100,000 full-time jobs in the U.S. over the next year and a half, including 2,500 in New Jersey, the company said in a statement […]

By |January 13th, 2017|Bergen County|3 Comments

Minimum Wage Increases Kick In; Start Watching for Winners and Losers

Some businesses can’t handle the increased burdens.

Scott Shackford|Jan. 4, 2017 11:30 am

David Joles/TNS/Newscom2017 ushered in minimum wage increases in 19 states, some more reasonable than others, and some of which are just the start of a series of massive jumps.

There will undoubtedly be “winners” and “losers” in these government-ordered increases, those who see actual raises […]

By |January 5th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Millennials looking to fix overpiercing, remove tattoos

John Petrick , Staff Writer, @johnpetrick854:39 p.m. EST December 19, 2016

Dr. Harris Sterman is all for young people expressing their individuality. But just how many piercings can you put into one ear, anyway?

“Some people get really carried away,” says Sterman, chief of plastic surgery at Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck.

By |December 20th, 2016|Bergen County|0 Comments

Measures of Economic Optimism Are Shooting Up All Over the Place After Trump’s Win

A morning in America moment?
Luke Kawa
December 15, 2016, 11:39 AM EST

It feels like another ‘Morning in America’ moment — the animal spirits are just waking up.

Following the election, a number of indexes that track confidence have jumped, with respondents citing the potential for deregulation and tax cuts once President-elect Donald Trump takes office as the cause […]

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President-Elect Donald J. Trump’s Sit’s Down With Tech Leaders

December 15,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Ridgewood NJ, President-elect Donald J. Trump today met with more than a dozen of the greatest tech leaders in the country to begin a conversation and partnership in order to spark innovation and create more jobs in the U.S., particularly for working Americans.In addition to the private sector leaders […]

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IBM unveils plan to hire 25,000 in US on eve of Trump meeting



PUBLISHED: 19:10 EST, 13 December 2016 | UPDATED: 19:10 EST, 13 December 2016

US technology giant IBM said Tuesday it would hire 25,000 people in the country over the next four years, a day before President-elect Donald Trump meets with tech industry leaders.

About 6,000 of those hirings will occur in 2017, IBM chief executive Ginni […]

By |December 14th, 2016|business and finance|0 Comments

Readers debate Nepotism or Following in the Family Footsteps ?

(Nick Farfalla, 3 generations of PA cops)

Why does it seem that Ridgewood only hires friends and family? The same names always come up in the police, fire ,and BOE lists.

Why is it that you care  If they are tested by the state and meet the other qualification of employment they should been give the same […]

By |December 13th, 2016|village of ridgewood|10 Comments

New Jersey ranked dead last in the nation in economic growth last year

December 13,2016
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Ridgewood NJ, New Jersey ranked dead last in the nation in economic growth last year. The latest Census data shows that while the household median income in 2015 went up by 5.2 percent nationally, the household median income in New Jersey remained flat to stagnant.

The ugly reality is that […]

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5 Lessons For Achieving A Successful Career Without Sacrificing Happiness

December 11,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, One bit of conventional wisdom has it that to achieve success people must take a nose-to-grindstone, burn-the-midnight-oil approach.

Personal happiness is an afterthought – if it’s a thought at all.

But that’s the wrong way to look at things, says Scott MacDonald, a seasoned CEO and author of Saving […]

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