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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

Dancing

Marriage Without The Ring!

According to the Census Bureau there are over 8 million couples living together and these are just the ones telling the Census Bureau about it.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/21/2015

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Most Americans Not Saving Enough Money For Retirement, Survey Shows

In a new survey, a majority of Americans say they saved the same amount of money, or less, for retirement this year compared to last.

08/20/2015

Wedding

The Second Or Third Marriage

According to Forest Institute of Professional Psychology, 67% of second marriages and 74% of third marriages end up in a courtroom.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/20/2015

A 'No CVS' sign outside Hopkinton Drug across the street from the old Colella's Supermarket. (Photo by Lana Jones-WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Hopkinton Residents Fight To Keep CVS Out Of Downtown

A group of residents in Hopkinton are taking on the drug store giant CVS and its plans to move into a building downtown.

08/20/2015

Mother's Day Gift Ideas From Children

Children And Divorce

Children are innocent bystanders in a divorce, so as the adult you need to take the lead and help them through this disruptive time.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/19/2015

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Scam Letters Targeting Businesses Who Don’t Bother To Look Closely

Scammers across the country are targeting businesses with a simple letter in the mail. In some cases, people are falling for it.

08/19/2015

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Splitting Up Assets Or Debt In Divorce

With some divorces the couple is splitting up debt, with others there could be a sizable chunk of assets to divide.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/18/2015

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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.

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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