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McDonald’s Closing Hundreds Of Restaurants As Sales Slide

Around the world, the company said that it was doubling the number of store closures this year to about 700.

04/23/2015

Counting, Savings, allowance

Your Child’s Allowance

I do believe if you can afford it kids should get an allowance because having money of their own gives them the opportunity to learn about saving, spending, and delaying gratification.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/22/2015

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T. Rowe Price’s 2015 Parents, Kids & Money Survey

T. Rowe Price’s annual Parents, Kids & Money Survey was released in March and you would think after seven years nothing would be new.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/21/2015

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All Things Travel: Marathoners Stick Around The City

Marathoners like Boston and thousands of them spent the day after the race relaxing in the city.

04/21/2015

Kids, Money, Savings

Money Lessons For Kids

Teaching our kids money skills is really more important than teaching them to say thank you.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/20/2015

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Credit Card Agreements

It is the fine print in the credit card document that spells out all of the fees.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/17/2015

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Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Dips To 4.8 percent

The health and education sector added the most jobs last month, about 5,500.

04/16/2015

Credit Report

Your Credit Reports

Credit reports are important. They are often the way a creditor, a potential employer, a landlord or an insurance company will judge you.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/14/2015

American Express, Payment

About Your Debt

Last week we talked about getting your act together at every stage in your life. This week I thought we could spend some time discussing credit.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/13/2015

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Activists Pushing Bill They Say Would Close Tax Loophole

The activists are pushing a bill they say would tighten the tax code in Massachusetts.

04/12/2015

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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.

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Notable Inventions By M.I.T. Grads

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

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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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