Building a Bigger and Better New Jersey: A 2019 Focus

CONSTRUCTION AND REAL ESTATE are economic engines for the Garden State, fueling not only these sectors, but creating work for accounting firms, banks, environmental firms and law firms, as well. Here is a state-of-the-industry report, which discusses what to expect this year. Associated General Contractors of America By Kenneth D. Simonson, Chief Economist New Jersey contractors can look forward to
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Natural Gas and New Jersey: A Conversation with South Jersey Industries President/CEO Mike Renna

WITH THE ACQUISITIONS OF Elizabethtown Gas and Elkton Gas, South Jersey Industries (SJI) is the second largest natural gas provider in New Jersey, with service to more than 681,000 customers. From the standpoint of enterprise value, SJI is the third largest local gas distribution company in the United States. “In 2015 we launched our vision for SJI, placing greater emphasis
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Innovative Treatments for Cancer: Targeting the Disease, Saving Lives

MORE THAN ONE-THIRD OF Americans, some 120 million people, will be diagnosed with cancer sometime during their lives. It is among the most-feared of human diseases, but new medical advances are offering patients more treatment options and hope for the future. New Jersey’s top doctors and hospitals are fighting cancer with state-of-the-art technology, new medicines and evidence-based treatment protocols. Atlantic
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In New Jersey, Dentists Can Now Play a Frontline Role in Screening for Diabetes

DID YOU KNOW that a trip to your dentist may include a diabetes screening? With 37.1 percent of the state’s adult population (2,483,000 adults) believed to be pre-diabetic (with most not know­ing it), some dentists in New Jersey are now playing a frontline role in ensuring that their at-risk patients get referred to their physician for a definite diagno­sis to
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Protecting Your Small Business from Account Fraud and Ransomware

CRIMINALS USE spoofed e-mails, malicious software spread through infected attachments and online social networks to obtain login credentials to businesses’ accounts, transfer funds from the accounts and steal private information—a fraud referred to as “corporate account takeover.” Combating account takeover is a shared responsibility between business- es and financial institutions. Bankers can explain the safeguards small businesses need and the
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