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Lawmakers Hear Pros, Cons Of Continuing Film Tax Credit

Baker wants to use the money that would be saved to double the state’s earned income tax credit that goes to low-income working families.

03/31/2015

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The Boomers Retirement Income

According to a report by Bankrate.com, Boomers are retiring at the worst time in a generation.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/31/2015

Internal Revenue Service (WBZ-TV)

How To Avoid An IRS Tax Audit

We all have to pay taxes but it turns out we have some control when it comes to staying under the IRS radar and avoiding an audit.

WBZ-TV–03/30/2015

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McDonald’s To Test All-Day Breakfast Beginning In April

A McMuffin for dinner? It might happen, as McDonald’s plans to test an all-day breakfast at some locations in the San Diego area starting next month.

03/30/2015

Cake, Celebration

Happy Birthday Boomers!

Today 10,000 Boomers celebrate their 65th birthday and another 10,000 will celebrate tomorrow.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/30/2015

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JetBlue Hit By Problems With Ticketing System

A ticketing outage hit JetBlue Airways early Monday morning, preventing passengers from checking in with the popular airline.

03/30/2015

Bank, Banking, Money, Withdrawl, Deposit

Saving For Your Retirement

Once your high interest debts are out of the way, start saving for retirement.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/27/2015

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Know How Much Money You Are Making

Here’s something Interesting…Someone earning $50,000 with a commute could be earning $12 an hour after taxes and expenses.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/26/2015

Laurie Kirby, host of 'Women's Watch' on WBZ NewsRadio 1030 (center), with Babson College President Kerry Healey (left), and Mass. State Treasurer Deb Goldberg (right).

Women’s Watch Luncheon: Women, Power & Leadership

Laurie Kirby hosted the discussion with Babson College President Kerry Healey and Massachusetts State Treasurer Deb Goldberg.

03/25/2015

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Setting Goals With “The Simple Dollar”

Set big goals and keep reminding yourself of them.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/25/2015

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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.

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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