Business

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McDonald’s To Simplify Structure, Focus On Customers

McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook says he’s stripping away layers of bureaucracy and increasing accountability.

05/04/2015

Sale (WBZ-TV)

When A Sale Is Not A Sale: The Worst Offenders

A local consumer magazine found that sometimes a seemingly great discount, isn’t a discount at all.

05/01/2015

Family, Kids

Estate Planning For All

Estate planning is a key element in any financial plan no matter what your age.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/01/2015

The Norwegian Dawn cruise ship. (WBZ-TV)

All Things Travel: Big Boston Airport And Cruiseport Weekend

The authority that runs Logan Airport and Black Falcon Cruise Terminal in Boston will welcome new airline service and a new cruise destination on the same day.

05/01/2015

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The Starter Marriage

The average age for couples going through their first divorce is 30 years old with over 40% of first marriages ending in divorce.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/30/2015

The Howard Johnson's restaurant in Times Square January 7, 2003 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Howard Johnson’s Restaurants Now Down To 2

Howard Johnson’s restaurants — which began in Massachusetts — have almost disappeared.

04/29/2015

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The Bank Of Mom & Dad

Should you loan or give your adult kids money?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/29/2015

One of Breather's spaces in San Francisco. (Image credit: Breather-Facebook)

Breather Offers Private Work Spaces In Boston By The Hour

There are now five locations in the Boston area.

04/28/2015

Moving

The Boomerang Kids

These are kids that once launched and are now asking to live in the basement playroom.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/28/2015

Boomers, Gen X, Gen Y, Gen Z

The Boomers’ Kids

We discussed the Boomers earlier in April but what about their kids?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/27/2015

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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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