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Financial Planner Dee Lee and WBZ NewsRadio’s Business Editor Jeff Brown provide listeners with tips on successful financial planning. Click here to sign up for the weekly Money Matters Newsletter.

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Good Stuff Cheap: A Tank Away

Any time you have to drive or fly a distance the price tag of the vacation goes up. To save money this summer consider filling up the gas tank and taking off.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–16 hours ago

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Good Stuff Cheap: Kids’ Clothing

A budget buster is clothing when you have kids. Hand me downs work great, unless, of course, you are the kid, but there are options.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/26/2016

Big box store

Good Stuff Cheap: Groceries

We all want good stuff and we want it cheap. So how can we buy the same goods and services we want and pay less?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/25/2016


Midyear Tax Planning: Miscellaneous

Most everyone pays at least 10% on some of their income. As you make more money the tax increases.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/22/2016

401K, Retirement Plans

Midyear Tax Planning: Retirement Plan

July is a good time to take stock of your retirement accounts. The contribution limits for this year for a 401(k), a 403(b) and a 457 plan is $18,000.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/21/2016

College Grad

Midyear Tax Planning: College Grads

If you just got a job, there is some tax planning you can do, even if you are just doing landscaping or waitressing until that marketing job comes through.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/20/2016

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Midyear Tax Planning: The Newlyweds

Those June weddings we talked about last month all have a tax consequence to them.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/19/2016

Taxes, 1040, Forms, Papers

Midyear Tax Planning: Where To Begin

July for most folks is all about sun and fun. But it is a good time to do some tax planning as well.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/18/2016


Saving More: The Big Ticket Items

These are items you can usually plan for; vacations, cars, TVs, appliances, furniture, computers or a college education, but you will have to look for deals.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/15/2016

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Saving More: Staying Cool For Less

The experts advise setting the temperature at 78 degrees or higher when the house is occupied and at 85 degrees when no one’s home.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/14/2016

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