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Activists Pushing Bill They Say Would Close Tax Loophole

The activists are pushing a bill they say would tighten the tax code in Massachusetts.

04/12/2015

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Group Hopes To Save Lives With Recycled Hotel Soap

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Shawn Seipler is on a mission to save lives with soap. It began about seven years ago as a tiny operation with a few friends and family in a single-car garage […]

04/10/2015

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Financial Planning By The Decades: When You Are 60

Traditionally, our sixtieth decade has been seen as the decade of retirement. But whether you retire in your sixties or not, these years are filled with important financial decisions.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/10/2015

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Financial Planning By The Decades: When You Are 50

Your 50s. These are typically your prime earning years, as well as the decade when retirement begins to come within view.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/09/2015

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Financial Planning By The Decades: When You Are 40

Your forties is the decade when everything is on the line, from houses and cars to insurance, retirement, college funding, and the impending mid-life crisis.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/08/2015

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ZappRx On Hiring Spree After Raising More Than $6M

The Boston-based start-up has developed software and an app that allows patients to quickly speed-up prescription services.

04/07/2015

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Former Patriot Will Allen Charged In Ponzi Scheme

Will Allen and an associate have been charged with running a Ponzi scheme through companies created to provide loans to professional athletes.

04/07/2015

New Family Taxes

Financial Planning By The Decades: When You Are 30

Being 30. This is a financially tough decade.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/07/2015

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Financial Planning By The Decades: When You Are 20

A couple of months ago five books arrived for me written by Peter Dunn.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/06/2015

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Anthony Silva To Retire From WBZ NewsRadio 1030 After 35 Years

WBZ NewsRadio 1030 afternoon co-anchor Anthony Silva announced his retirement Monday, after almost 36 years of service at the station.

04/06/2015

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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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