Business

American Express, Payment

More Tips From “The Simple Dollar”

Yesterday I told you about a website I found and the founder, Trent Hamm. We have more of his simple rules today.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/24/2015

Reshma Shetty of Ginko BioWorks (Photo credit GinkoBioWorks.com)

Ginkgo BioWorks Finalizes $9M In Funding, Opens Foundry

One of Boston’s most unusual manufacturers is ramping up production after finalizing some $9 million in its first round of funding.

03/24/2015

Money

The Simple Rules Of Personal Finance

Someone sent me a link to a website, “The Simple Dollar”, asking me what I thought. I read some of the columns and came away impressed.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/23/2015

Papers, Paperwork, Filing

Checking In On Your Estate

Estate planning is next on our spring cleaning list.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/20/2015

Papers

Cleaning Up Those Insurance Policies

I have learned over the years that it is often our insurance papers that get misplaced, or worse, tossed.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/19/2015

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Target Proposes To Pay $10 Million To Settle Data Breach Lawsuit

Target has proposed to pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit brought against it following a massive data breach in 2013.

03/19/2015

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General Mills Plans To Cut 800 Jobs, Close Methuen Facility

Massachusetts would lose about 250 jobs.

03/18/2015

Garbage Can, Paper, Bin

What Papers Can We Toss Out?

Many of us have the mindset that we need to save everything just in case we might need it someday.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/18/2015

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The Paper Shuffle

You know the routine here, you move your stuff from one place to the next and maybe back again when you need the dining room table. It’s called The Paper Shuffle.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/17/2015

Craigslist Killing Case

Getting Your Stuff Organized

The first official day of spring is Friday. When the warmer weather hits, we’ll look around our homes and want to get rid of the winter clutter.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/16/2015

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Kevin Garnett

Celebrity Endorsements

There’s no doubt about it. Celebrity sells. That’s why companies that make everything from drinks to makeup to credit cards pay millions for stars to endorse their products. Here is a look at some recent celebrity endorsements.

May 15 is National Chocolate Chip Day.  Did you know Massachusetts resident Ruth Wakefield, owner of the Toll House Inn in Wakefield, accidentally invented the chocolate chip cookie in the 1930s when the chocolate she used to make her specialty cookies did not fully melt. The chocolate in that batch was from a bar of Nestle bitter chocolate. She reached out to Nestle and they began producing chocolate chips. Thanks, Ruth!!!

Besides the chocolate chip cookie, Massachusetts boasts many more inventions. Click through the gallery to see some of them. (Photo by Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Hub Of Invention

May 15 is National Chocolate Chip Day. Did you know that chocolate chip cookies were accidentally invented in Massachusetts. Take a look at some of other things invented in Mass.

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Made In Mass.

Many products, companies and brands with national and global recognition call Massachusetts home. Some of them are family businesses, some are large corporations but all of them have interesting stories.

GPS

Notable Inventions By M.I.T. Grads

Massachusetts Institute of Technology is one of the most prestigious schools in the nation for a reason.

Ben Affleck

Movies Made In Massachusetts

Seems like every week a new movie is being filmed in Massachusetts. Here is a look at some well know, and not so well known, films shot in the Bay State.

‘Jersey Shore’ Cast On Wall Street

‘Jersey Shore’ On Wall Street

The cast of MTV’s “Jersey Shore” skipped the beach for a day to ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange.

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