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City Announces ‘Boston Bingo’ To Help Snow-Stricken Businesses

Players can win prizes for helping out local economy.

02/23/2015

Savings

It’s America Saves Week!

Today starts a national campaign for Americans to save more money.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/23/2015

Taxes

Tax Audit Red Flags

Most audits are simple paper audits where they send you a letter asking for supporting documentation.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/20/2015

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Taxes On Your Investments

Investments that you hold for less than a year are taxed as ordinary income. Investments that you hold longer than one year are taxed at a lower rate.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/19/2015

Refund Money, Taxes, Contributions

Tax Education Credits and Deductions

College is very expensive, but Congress and the IRS have given us a few ways to offset education costs.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/18/2015

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Tax Deductions And Credits

Tax deductions lower your taxable income. Tax credits provide a dollar-for dollar reduction of your income tax liability.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/17/2015

A blizzard blanketed Honda Cars of Boston on Presidents Day weekend (Photo credit Honda Cars of Boston/Facebook)

Presidents Day Weekend Blizzard A Blow To Car Dealerships

The Presidents Day weekend is typically a big boost for car dealerships, but not this year.

02/17/2015

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Your First Step In Tax Prep

The tax information has begun to arrive, so open those envelopes!

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/16/2015

Online Dating Over 50

The online dating services have begun to pay attention to the 76 million boomers out there who may be looking for a valentine.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/13/2015

Snow covered road in Boston. (WBZ-TV)

Mayor Walsh Urges Residents To Shop Locally On Valentine’s Day

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is urging residents to shop locally if they go out for Valentine’s Day before the storm begins Saturday night.

02/12/2015

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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.

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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