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State To Provide Micro-Loans For Businesses Hit Hard By Winter

Help for small businesses is on the way in the form of a state-run low-interest micro-loan program.

02/27/2015

Dry Cleaning, Shirts, Suits, Pants, Pressing

The Discretionary Items In Your Budget

We have been discussing saving on what we eat. Let’s quickly look at a few more discretionary items in your budget.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/27/2015

Couples, Restaurant, Dining Out, Dinner

Save On Dinner For Two

Yesterday we talked about take-out food for a family of four, but what if there’s just two of you and you like to eat out several times a week?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/26/2015

TJ Maxx (Photo credit David McNew/Getty Images)

TJ Maxx, Marshalls To Follow Wal-Mart In Raising Pay

The owner of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and Home Goods stores said Wednesday that it will boost pay for its U.S. workers to at least $9 per hour.

02/25/2015

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Save On Dinner

Earlier this week we discussed saving money by eating breakfast at home and packing lunches. Now it’s time to save on dinner.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/25/2015

sandwich

Small Changes To Save More

This is America Saves Week and all week we’ll be looking at small changes you can make to save big.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/24/2015

Boston Bingo (Image credit City of Boston)

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

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Kevin Garnett

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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