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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
On June 12, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court—in a unanimous decision—ruled that Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) inherited by anyone other than a spouse are not retirement funds and therefore are ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update    The pace of home sales rose sharply in June but was still below the pace of sales in June 2013. Prices posted moderate gains in June as well, remaining on pace ...
Estate Planning Basics for Newlyweds – How to Get Prepared for the Unexpected
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It’s that time of year – the time for beautiful weddings, fun receptions, delicious cakes, special gifts, and romantic honeymoons. While this is a joyous time for everyone, it’s also time for you a...
The Annual Pay Notice Requirement of the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Could Be Close to Ending
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans After the Wage Theft Prevention Act went into effect, restaurant owners and other types of business owners became burdened with paperwork as they complied with annual requir...
$$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 332 332 recommendations | email to a friend
Bring Pen & Paper for this great opportunity to learn about:  * Job search, Employment Training, Networking Skills & How Every Dollar Counts . **Snacks & Beverages provided.** WHEN : Wednesday June...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014
Jun 19, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 364 364 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of home sales rose in May after a slow start in the beginning of 2014. Inventory increased slightly again in May, meaning buyers should have a bit more ch...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 1: The Italian presence…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 407 407 recommendations | email to a friend
  Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L'Idea Magazine   Book Expo America 2014 has brought a wave of foreign authors, either in the original language or in translation, and among the...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 2: The Authors Speak…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 408 408 recommendations | email to a friend
Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena  for L'Idea Magazine   Javits Center was the center of attention for all American book lovers for four days at the end of May, with a series of events...
Interview to author Tony Napoli.
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 861 861 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently I published a review on the popular book “My Father, My Don,” A Son’s Journey from Organized Crime to Sobriety, and I am now pleased to offer our readers an interview to the author, Tony N...
How Much Can Allegations of Discrimination Cost You?
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 366 366 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Discrimination is a serious issue for employers. It can lead to disputes, lawsuits and even forced business sales. Forced business sale, substantial fines and the disgrace o...

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Time to take care of city's union workers
At the start of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s first term, budget surplus from the prior administration has paved the way for a seemingly peaceful start to 2014. However, firefighters, police, sanitation w...
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Curing the Common Core Controversy
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Evaluating the mid-year report card
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Time to document the undocumented
Among his calls for universal pre-K and creating affordable housing in the coming mayoral term, Mayor Bill de Blasio says he also plans to push for municipal identification cards for the undocument...
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My Book List and Malcolm X
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No excuses, just results
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A fairer approach to policing NYC
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Schools are bad, but now what?
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City needs new tolos to battle garbage
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De Blasio needs to focus on a living wage
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Granite State Bound?
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A woman walks past a graffiti in Buenos AiresBy Sarah Marsh BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina defaulted for the second time in 12 years after last-ditch talks with what it called "vulture" creditors failed, though debt insurance prices on Thursday suggested investors believed a deal could eventually be reached. After a long legal battle with hedge funds that rejected Argentina's debt restructuring following a 2002 default, Latin America's third-biggest economy failed to strike a deal in time to meet a midnight payment deadline. Any such ruling would set off a series of insurance payments and give most of Argentina's current bondholders the right to demand their money back immediately. The cost of insuring Argentina's debt against default fell sharply on Thursday, however, data provider Markit said, as investors speculated a deal could be struck, even if only in the long term.


2014-07-31 07:41:48 -0400

North Korean students practice playing their musical instruments at the Moranbong or Moran Hill, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Even in Pyongyang, people need a place to relax and unwind. With the heat and humidity of the Pyongyang summer now setting in, one of the most popular is Moranbong, Moran Hill, just a short walk from Pyongyang’s iconic Kim Il Sung Square that is famous for its shady walking paths, vistas of the city and grassy fields. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Along with its towering monuments to socialism, bronze statues of its leaders and sprawling plazas for mass political gatherings and military parades, North Korea's showcase capital is a city of parks.


2014-07-31 07:35:57 -0400

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, South African Navi Pillay, answers journalist's questions about the human rights situation in the world, during a press conference at the Geneva Press Club, in Geneva, Switzerland, Thursday, July 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Keystone, Martial Trezzini)GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.'s top human rights official is accusing Israel and Hamas militants of committing war crimes in the latest Gaza war.


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