Recycling Adds Nearly $6 Billion to the New Jersey Economy

COMPILED BY JOHN JOSEPH PARKER, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR RECYCLING HAS FAR-REACHING environmental and economic impacts that help reduce the need for new landfills and incinerators. In addition, a National Recycling Coalition report found that the recycling and reuse industry adds almost $6 billion annually to New Jersey’s econ­omy. “It is important to remember that recyclable materials are not trash, but rather
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Delta Dental Survey Indicates Widespread Lack of Mouth Guard Use in Kids’ Sports

COMPILED BY JOHN JOSEPH PARKER, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR WITH PARENTS IN THE UNITED States preparing their kids for sports, there is an important piece of protective equipment that remains relevant year-round—the mouth guard. But a recent national survey of parents, sponsored by Delta Dental, indicates a widespread lack of mouth guard use in sporting activities that poses risks to children’s teeth
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Banking on the Future: Looking at the Industry in 2020 in the Garden State

BY JOHN E. MCWEENEY, JR., NJBANKERS PRESIDENT AND CEO THE NEW JERSEY economy is largely driven by the national economy—if it stays strong, then loan demand will continue to be healthy and New Jersey banks will prosper. However, if there’s a national slowdown, then the environment here will also be more challenging. Fortunately, the economy looks like it’s going into
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Assessing the Accounting Profession and the Future for CPAs in the Garden State

BY RALPH ALBERT THOMAS, CPA (DC), CGMA NJCPA CEO AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR IN 2020, ACCOUNTING will continue to be a very desirable profes­sion. Savvy CPAs will embrace the transi­tion from the traditional role of report­ing on historical data to playing a key role in forecasting and planning for their companies’ and clients’ futures. Tax professionals will continue to help individuals
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