Jersey Shore Boardwalk Businesses Try to Rebuild—Again

Jersey Shore Boardwalk Businesses Try to Rebuild—Again

Photograph by Spencer Platt/Getty Images An amusement ride stands near the destroyed boardwalk on Sept. 13 in Seaside Heights, N.J. An earlier version of this story ran online. Bob Stewart has spent nearly half a century working on the boardwalk in South Jersey’s Seaside Heights and Seaside Park. Last October’s Hurricane Sandy wrecked his latest […]

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How Employers Can Make the Most of Sandy Relief Efforts

How Employers Can Make the Most of Sandy Relief Efforts

Photograph by Spencer Platt/Getty Images Clean-up continues amongst piles of debris where a large section of the iconic boardwalk was washed away in the heavily damaged Rockaway neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City Every Thanksgiving, Lawrence Sprung sends his 100 Long Island wealth management clients holiday greetings and a basket of fancy […]

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Why Few Sandy Victims Are Tapping Government Loans

Why Few Sandy Victims Are Tapping Government Loans

Photograph by Spencer Platt/Getty Images A closed business affected by Superstorm Sandy in the heavily damaged South Street Seaport on Dec. 3, 2012 in New York City Is there a federal agency that businesses affected by Hurricane Sandy can tap for inexpensive loans? That’s a question that surfaces after every major disaster. The answer hasn’t […]

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Did Insurers Pay Enough to Small Businesses Post-Sandy?

Did Insurers Pay Enough to Small Businesses Post-Sandy?

Photograph by Damon Winter/The New York Times via Redux A volunteer works on repairs at a New York bar undergoing renovation after Hurricane Sandy After Hurricane Sandy ravaged the East Coast, Karen E. Klein explained how businesses affected by the storm could wring the most out of their insurance coverage. Six months since the storm, […]

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Three Months After Sandy, a Report Card on Small Business Relief

Three Months After Sandy, a Report Card on Small Business Relief

Photograph by Timothy A. Clary/AFP via Getty Images South Street Seaport businesses in New York were devastated by Hurricane Sandy and still struggle to regain their footing. Business owners looking to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy who can’t do it with insurance money alone have probably learned about the Small Business Administration’s direct lending programs for […]

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