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The CARES ACT, a $2 trillion stimulus package was passed by Congress to provide direct payments of up to $1,200 for Americans impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Financial Focus: The New Normal — The Coronavirus Investment Fund

My job as a financial advisor today is most interesting. The questions are abound? ” What should I do about the stock market”? Why is my 401k down? How can I get my account to go up? If I could […]

Taking it to Another Level

By: Rev. J. Loren Russell 2 Corinthians 4:17 NKJV “For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, is working for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory.” I must admit, I was challenged by the […]

by · May 16, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: I’ll Always Love My Mama

Matters of Faith: I’ll Always Love My Mama

Now there stood by the cross of Jesus his mother, and his mother sister, Mary the wife of Cleophas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, he saith unto his […]

I’LL ALWAYS LOVE MY MAMA

By: Rev. J. Loren Russell John 19:25-27 KJV Now there stood by the cross of Jesus his mother, and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Cleophas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing […]

Mentors Don’t Bend Mirrors

Mentors Don’t Bend Mirrors

The power of the mirror is just simply amazing to me. Ancient mirrors were simple a reflection of a face in water, then about 6000 BC it was polished stones of various kinds. The most popular was obsidian which is […]

by · May 3, 2020 · Op Ed
Councilman Rev. Ruben Diaz, Sr.

WYSK: THE DEATH OF AGING IN THE OLD HOME

You should know, according to news reports, between 46 to 100 elderly New Yorkers have died from the Coronavirus, in a residence center for elderly people in Upper Manhattan, where most residents are Dominicans. Isabella Geriatric Center located at 515 […]

by · May 3, 2020 · What You Should Know

The Breath of God

By: Rev. J. Loren Russell Genesis 2:7 “And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.” Breath is an interesting topic. Although […]

Financial Focus: A New Job for the Kids: Housing Assistant

Financial Focus: A New Job for the Kids: Housing Assistant

By Professor Anthony Rivieccio MBA PFA With the kids under stay-at-ome orders and doing remote-learning during the day, what are they doing at night? I would presume many kids would want to play. I would presume many parents would want […]

Finding Balance in America

Finding Balance in America

The pandemic caused by the coronavirus has for the time placed the whole world on hold and has taken America out of balance. It is a tipping point for both the world in general and for America. The total size […]

by · April 26, 2020 · Op Ed
Sal Conforto, publisher, The Bronx Chronicle

The coronavirus pandemic knocked us on our proverbial rear ends.

The corona virus pandemic knocked us on our proverbial rear ends. Our leaders set norms that we should follow in order to minimize the spread of this virus sent to us by China. Such as social distancing , wearing masks […]

by · April 26, 2020 · Editorials
Matters of Faith: Love One Another

Matters of Faith: Love One Another

By Rev. J. Loren Russell So, when he had gone out, Jesus said, “Now the Son of Man is glorified, and God is glorified in Him. If God is glorified in Him, God will also glorify Him in Himself, and […]

by · April 26, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Since January 1, the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), a publicly-held entertainment company, lost 40 percent of its stock price. Pictured: WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan (Credit: WWE)

Financial Focus: What WWE can teach us about the coronavirus economy, your job & you

By Professor Anthony Rivieccio MBA PFA The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), a public-held wrestling and entertainment company, has lost 40 percent of its stock value from Jan 1 through March 11 (the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic). The Dow Jones […]

Matters of Faith: A Time For Encouragement

Matters of Faith: A Time For Encouragement

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, MDiv. “Most assuredly, I say to you, he who hears My word and believes in Him who sent Me has everlasting life, and shall not come into judgment, but has passed from death into life.” […]

by · April 19, 2020 · Faith, Matters of Faith, Religion

Overnight everything changed

By Dennis Conforto Our entire world changed virtually overnight. The pandemic caused by the coronavirus changed every nation, every city, every community, every family, and every single individual on planet earth. In a flash, everything that once felt secure was […]

by · April 17, 2020 · Op Ed, Opinion
The CARES ACT, a $2 trillion stimulus package was passed by Congress to provide direct payments of up to $1,200 for Americans impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Fate of the American Middle Class is in the Hands of Regulators

By Donnell Williams and Antoine M. Thompson  This op-ed was originally published in Our Weekly/Los Angeles on April 13, 2020. Last week, Congress passed phase three of its COVID-19 response, the CARES ACT, a $2 trillion stimulus package that has […]

by · April 16, 2020 · Business, Opinion, Real Estate