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The Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville. (WBZ-TV)

Plainridge Park Casino Off To ‘Solid Start,’ Analyst Claims

Moody’s Investors Services says Massachusetts’ first casino is off to a “solid start” and already having an impact on a nearby casino in Rhode Island.

08/31/2015

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The Unofficial New Year: Resolutions

The school year is about to start and it always feels more like the beginning of a new year than January first does.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/31/2015

Papers, Documents, Filing

Where’s The Important Stuff?

Planning for a catastrophe means you will need to be organized. Set up a filing system.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/28/2015

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Where There’s A Will There’s A Way!

No one gets out of this world alive, but we can plan to make it easier on those we leave behind.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/27/2015

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McDonald’s Says No To Burger King’s McWhopper Offer

McDonald’s has turned down Burger King’s offer to join forces to create a “McWhopper.”

08/27/2015

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Improving Economy Makes Traffic Worse Across Nation

It’s not your imagination. Boston traffic is getting worse.

08/26/2015

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Disability And Life Insurance

Disability insurance covers the loss of income when you are out of work.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/26/2015

Flooded roads in Topsfield Wednesday morning (Photo credit Topsfield DPW)

All About Insurance

Insurance is a financial tool that allows us to protect the ones we love and the stuff we own from the catastrophes of life.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/25/2015

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Handling Catastrophes

A fire drill is the practice of emergency procedures to be used in case of fire so I thought we needed to cover some financial fire drills based on life’s catastrophes.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/24/2015

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The Good News When Stock Prices Plummet

Art Hogan, the chief market strategist at Wunderlich Securities in Boston, spoke to WBZ NewsRadio 1030 Monday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted.

08/24/2015

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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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