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Mass. Gas Prices Fall Below $3 For First Time In 4 Years

The average cost of a gallon of gas in Massachusetts has fallen below the $3 threshold for the first time in almost four years.

11/10/2014

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The Business Of Skiing: Nashoba Valley Ski Area Open Year-Round

You wouldn’t expect to see a roomful of playful kids at one of the smallest ski resorts in Massachusetts, especially when the 240-foot hill is covered with grass.

11/10/2014

Reward Cards, Shopping

Final Credit Tips & Pitfalls From The National Foundation For Credit Counseling

Let’s take a look at those reward cards and credit card balance transfers.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/07/2014

MBTA Bus (WBZ-TV)

All Things Travel: MBTA Saving Big On Fuel Costs

The MBTA could save as much as $450,000 in the final three months of the year.

11/06/2014

WBZ Business Breakfast: The Makings of a Female Leader
L-R: Mark Hannon, Senior Vice President & Market Manager for CBS RADIO Boston; Danielle Vilagie, Tracey Noonan, Marcy Reed, Gloria Larson, Deborah C. Enos and Anthony Silva.

Full House for WBZ Business Breakfast on “The Makings of a Successful Female Leader”

More than 550 people attended the WBZ Business Breakfast at the Sheraton Boston where five top business leaders talked about the risks, failures and successes of their careers.

11/06/2014

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Still Going With Credit Tips & Pitfalls From The National Foundation For Credit Counseling

Here are some tips on extended warranties and unused credit accounts.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/06/2014

Credit Report

Even More Credit Tips & Pitfalls From The National Foundation For Credit Counseling

Is overdraft protection worth the price, and should you freeze your credit file?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/05/2014

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Ford Recalling 200K Vehicles For Air Bag, Gas Leak Issues

Ford is recalling more than 202,000 cars, vans and trucks in North America in five separate recalls to fix gas leaks, air bag sensors, stalling and other issues.

11/04/2014

Healthcare

More Credit Tips & Pitfalls From The National Foundation For Credit Counseling

Let’s talk about automatic bill paying and co-signing loans.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/04/2014

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents check food shipment. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Fraudulent Foods Could Pose Serious Health Risk

The I-Team has learned many fraudulent foods are making their way into our homes.

11/03/2014

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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.

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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