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The Hidden Costs Of College

Colleges post the cost of tuition, room and board and the miscellaneous fees but these are not the only expenses you will need to plan for.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/22/2015

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Who Should Pay For College?

I don’t have a definitive answer! But I believe that kids should be responsible for some of the cost of college.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/21/2015

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Get The FAFSA Form Done First!

The first step in finding financial aid for college is to get the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form done.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/20/2015

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Where To Get Help For Financial Aid

Next Sunday is Massachusetts College Goal Sunday. This program provides free information and assistance to Massachusetts families applying for financial aid.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/19/2015

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Your Fund Statement

Mutual fund companies send out annual statements the end of January. Take the time to review them.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/16/2015

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When To Sell Those Funds

The number one reason to sell is when your goals or objectives are met and you need the dollars to pay for the goal.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/15/2015

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All About Fund Benchmarks

You will want to learn how to compare your mutual fund to a standard so you can tell how well your fund is doing compared to other similar mutual funds.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/14/2015

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A Look At Your Portfolio

There are thousands of mutual funds to choose from and you will need a disciplined process to whittle down the number to something that is manageable.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/13/2015

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Starting A Portfolio

Let’s start the New Year with a look at your portfolio.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/12/2015

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Paying Off Debt In 2015

According to Fidelity’s annual Financial Resolutions Study about 20% of those making financial resolutions are serious about paying off debt.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/09/2015

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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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