Month: September 2020

Retirement, Income, Tax & Estate Planning.

Waste Not, Want Not

Resourcefulness is the ability to use what you have to accomplish whatever it is you need doing. Growing up in the South, saying someone was “resourceful” meant two things: 1) they could adjust engine timing with an ashy lit cigarette and 2) they probably had a yard full of rusting crap that they might need…
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September 24, 2020 0

What’s The Deal With TikTok? A Politics-Free Dive

What is TikTok? Per their About page, “TikTok is the leading destination for short form mobile video. Our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy.” What is TikTok really? TikTok is a mobile social media app, available on every major mobile platform (Apple/Android/Amazon), used to make videos up to 60 seconds in length. App…
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September 17, 2020 0

Celebrating Rosh Hashanah… Kinda

As we enter 5781 on the Hebrew calendar, we reflect on the crazy year that it’s been. Tonight begins Rosh Hashanah where we usher in the new year for Jews around the world. For those who have been reading this weekly missive know that, for many years, I held open house on Rosh Hashanah. Usually…
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September 17, 2020 0

How Do You Handle Uncertainty?

“Uncertain” is the word of the year. How many advertisements have you seen in the past six months that reference “these uncertain times”? For months, we didn’t know how COVID-19 spread, or what effects it could have on the body. We still don’t know the virus’s full effects. For months, we didn’t know how businesses…
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September 10, 2020 0

Pandemic Effects Will Continue

   We are six months into the pandemic and all of our lives have been impacted. It seems like nothing is the same as it was a year ago. Last weekend, I again had to wait in line to get into a supermarket. I thought that was behind us but I guess not. Unemployment…
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September 10, 2020 0

An Awful Lot Of Zeros

When most of us think of password security, we think that the more difficult the combination the better. Capital letters, lowercase letters, special characters, and numbers galore! The password requirements we see most often are a minimum of eight characters, at least one capital letter, one number, and one special character. But, you’re better off…
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September 3, 2020 0