Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Elul 17, 5775

If the typical tourist experience bores you to tears, and you can't take yet another bus tour, then adventure travel just might be for you. Among thrill-seeking travelers, Scotland is quickly becoming known as a popular, action-packed destination. Adventure travel is typically defined as experiencing the culture and tradition of a destination in an adrenaline-pumping approach. No souvenir shops or...
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But what happens when life inserts itself into an idyllic atmosphere?
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Lauren Kramer, JE Feature
It was going to be a weekend about wolves as I packed swimsuits, rain gear, meals and the family into my trusty Siena van and embarked on a four-hour drive across the Pacific Northwest to Olympia, Wash. After carefully perusing material from the Great Wolf Lodge, my husband and I had figured that despite the high price tag, we couldn't...
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Joel L. Naroff, JE Feature
The beat goes on, the beat goes on. Unfortunately, the drumbeat pounding the rhythm to the brain is not soothing. As the data continue to pour in, the picture of an economy in crisis becomes clearer. Jobs are being lost at an extraordinary pace, the unemployment rate is rising sharply, and confidence remains at lows not seen before. Into the...
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Craig G. Langweiler, JE Feature
In October 2008, Congress passed a $700 billion emergency bill designed to help shore up the nation's financial system. Fortunately, it also included a few provisions that may help reduce the tax burden for some Americans. Here's a look at some of the most valuable new or newly extended tax breaks for 2008 filers. The alternative minimum tax is a...
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While the Philadelphia region was not hit nearly as hard by Bernard Madoff's alleged $50 billion Ponzi scheme as other regions -- New York City, say, or Palm Beach, Fla. -- several dozen area individuals, estates and family trusts turned up on a court document, released last week, that painted a fuller picture of those who fell victim to the...
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