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Too Much Debt Will Sink You

According to The National Foundation for Credit Counseling, 39% of consumers who use credit cards carry more than $8,000 of debt.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/17/2014

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Your Credit Score

Credit scores are a quick and easy method for creditors to judge you as a potential customer.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/16/2014

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Your Credit Report

The three large reporting companies, TransUnion, Equifax, and Experian, will provide you with an annual free copy of your credit report, but you must ask for it.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/15/2014

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Managing Your Debt

The latest Federal Reserve numbers from January has revolving consumer debt at $835 billion dollars.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/14/2014

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Kids And Credit Cards

Credit card companies can no longer easily sign a kid up for a credit card.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/11/2014

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Amazon Paying Employees To Quit

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Joe Mathieu looks at Amazon’s Pay-to-Quit program.

04/11/2014

Savings, Money, Funds

Teach Children To Save Day!

April is Financial Literacy Month and The American Bankers Association is sponsoring a Teach Children to Save Day tomorrow, April 11th.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/10/2014

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Kids And Allowances

I do believe 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 1030–04/09/2014

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T. Rowe Price’s 2014 Parents, Kids & Money Survey

T. Rowe Price’s annual “Parents, Kids & Money Survey” was just released and there are some new results.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/08/2014

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Tesla To Offer Electric Car Leases To Businesses In Mass.

Electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. says it will begin leasing cars to small and midsize businesses.

04/08/2014

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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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