The 15 best jobs if you’re under 25—and they pay at least $40k

Published: Mar 24, 2017 8:06 a.m. ET

You might love watching reruns of Law & Order, but just because you get a kick out of watching people duke it out in a courtroom on TV doesn’t mean you should go to law school. Yet 25% of high-school students choose their future career based on something they […]

By |March 27th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

What good is a liberal arts degree?

Published: Mar 22, 2017 4:57 p.m. ET

“I’m a liberal-arts major, and it feels like there’s no clear line of work for me to pursue. How can I use my degree to get a job when I graduate?”

The older I get, the more fiercely I defend unduly maligned liberal arts majors. I’m the proud recipient of […]

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N.J. experiences largest private sector job growth in 16 years

“We’re actually now over-performing the rest of the country, and I would suggest to you that the reason that there is that lag is because New Jersey is still a very expensive place to work and do business, and if the legislature had been willing to do other tax cuts and other measures that I […]

By |March 15th, 2017|business and finance|4 Comments

Meet the Snake Who Killed Hundreds of N.J. Jobs


The facts speak for themselves once you get past the hysteria.

Do your homework: Each Wal-Mart superstore can employee several hundred (or more) employees, Save Jerseyans, depending upon its size. These stores provide employment opportunities and affordable goods particularly in areas where the population is struggling and/or lacks sufficient levels […]

By |March 11th, 2017|business and finance|4 Comments

Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno Celebrates Tourism Successes and Improved Revenues

photo by ArtChick

March 10,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Trenton, NJ ,Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno today attended the New Jersey Conference on Tourism to discuss the New Jersey Tourism Industry’s diverse attractions for all seasons and the improvements the industry has made over the last year.

New Jersey again set a record in 2016, with the tourism […]

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Trump Jump Hits US private Sector Creating 298K jobs in February

March 8,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, the Trump jump continues with companies adding more jobs than expected in February. There was also a notable shift away from the service-sector positions that have dominated hiring for years.

President Trump had tweeted on Monday, “There is an incredible spirit of optimism sweeping the country right now—we’re […]

By |March 8th, 2017|2017|0 Comments

Working Longer May Benefit Your Health



Are there health benefits to staying in the work force longer?

The scientific research is inconclusive, though it tends to tilt toward “yes.” This is particularly pronounced among people who find work fulfilling in the first place, who tend to be office workers, teachers and others whose workplace is not, say, […]

By |March 4th, 2017|Personal Finance|0 Comments

‘U.S. News & World Report’ Best States Ranking; New Jersey Ranks a Respectable 14th

March 3,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, in a recent ‘U.S. News & World Report’ Best States Ranking, New Jersey ranks 14th.New Jersey beat out New York, Florida, California, Hawaii and Pennsylvania in the overall rankings.

According to the study, the Best States ranking of U.S. states draws on thousands of data points to measure how […]

By |March 3rd, 2017|Bergen County|1 Comment

New Jersey Home Sales Surged in January

By Josh Barbanel Published March 01, 2017 Economic Indicators Dow Jones Newswires

Home sales in New Jersey surged in January, continuing a trend of strengthening sales as the employment picture continues to improve.

Sales of new and existing homes in January increased 14% compared with the same month in 2016, and rose 31% from 2015, according a […]

By |March 2nd, 2017|Ridgewood Real estate|0 Comments

4 Tips For Finding A Career Mentor

February 27,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, It’s not unusual for careers to get off to wobbly starts as young people, hampered by their lack of experience and contacts, find it difficult to achieve a firm footing.

That’s one reason they should make it a goal to find mentors who could help guide them through […]

By |February 27th, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments