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Rainy July 4 Weather Prediction Has Boston Business Owners Concerned

Boston business owners are worried about losing business due to the impending tropical storm for July 4.

07/02/2014

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Save More On Eating Out

According to the Department of Labor over 70% of us eat out at least once a week.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/02/2014

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FTC: T-Mobile Made Millions In Bogus Charges

T-Mobile USA knowingly made hundreds of millions of dollars off its customers in potentially bogus charges, a federal regulator alleged Tuesday.

07/01/2014

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Save More On Groceries

Groceries are not a discretionary item in your budget. We have to buy food, but you do have some flexibility.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/01/2014

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How To Spend Less And Save More

The U.S. savings rate as of April is 4.0%. Better than a year ago but not as good as I would like to see it.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/30/2014

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Gaming Commission To Weigh Boston’s Request To Halt Casino Process

State gambling regulators agreed Friday to hear arguments next week and possibly rule on Boston Mayor Martin Walsh’s request to suspend the eastern region casino license process until after the November election.

06/28/2014

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RI Reaches $4.4 Million Agreement With Law Firm Over Schilling’s 38 Studios Loan

A law firm sued by Rhode Island’s economic development agency over the failed $75 million deal with former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s video game company has agreed to settle for $4.4 million, the sides said in a court filing Friday.

06/28/2014

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Financial Goals For Retirees

If you haven’t planned well for retirement you may find yourself coming up short.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/27/2014

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Lawsuit Filed In Boston Accuses Uber Of Exploiting Drivers

A Boston labor lawyer has sued the car service Uber, alleging that it exploits its drivers.

06/27/2014

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Financial Goals For The Single Parent

Twenty million kids are living in a home with a single parent, and as a single parent you need to rethink your goals.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/26/2014

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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.

‘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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