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All About Gifting Assets

When we talk gifting, a birthday or Christmas usually comes to mind. Today we’re talking about gifting assets to another generation.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/27/2014

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The Retirement Back-Up Plan

If you have not done any retirement planning, tomorrow, as everyone is seated around the table, decide which kid you want to live with in your old age.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/26/2014

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Talking To Our Elders About Their Affairs

Talking to your elderly parents about awkward subjects doesn’t get any easier with age. A family gathering like Thanksgiving may be the best time to tackle it.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/25/2014

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Where Are All The Important Papers?

I thought this Thanksgiving week would be an opportune time to talk about families and money.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/24/2014

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Holiday Shopping Forecast: Sports Gear A Hot Item

The holiday shopping season is about to hit a frenzied pace, and one of the hot items this year will be high end sports gear.

11/21/2014

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The Gift Of Money

It truly is hard to find the perfect gift for some of the people on your list. Cash always pleases and it’s quick, easy, and never returned.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/21/2014

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Holiday Gifting When Money Is Tight

Christmas can happen even on a tight budget.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/20/2014

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Company Launches Bus ‘Powered On Food Waste And Human Poo’

A company in Great Britain claims it has launched the UK’s first ever bus “to run on human and food waste.”

11/20/2014

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Travelers Unhappy With JetBlue Changes

Starting in 2015, JetBlue is getting on board with their competitors.

11/19/2014

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All Things Travel: More Profits, Less Leg Room For JetBlue

JetBlue, the number one passenger airline at Logan Airport and other major regional airports, has announced a number of changes.

11/19/2014

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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.

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‘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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