Money Matters

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.

Savings, Funds, Money

The Basics Of Saving More

As a society we need to save more. Our government can print up money but you and I cannot!

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/10/2015

401K, Retirement Plans

Save Is Not A Four Letter Word

The key years for saving for retirement are between the ages of 20 and 35. Here’s why…

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/09/2015


Pros And Cons Of Reward Cards

Studies have found that some folks tend to spend more simply to earn the rewards. If you can’t pay the balance in full each month, a reward card is not for you.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/06/2015

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Closing Unused Accounts

Closing unused credit card accounts certainly will streamline your finances making them more manageable.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/05/2015

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Overdraft Protection

Banks love it when you opt into overdraft protection on your checking account.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/04/2015

Checks, Money, Payment, Loans

Automatic Bill Paying

Automatic bill paying is a great way to have your bills paid on time and it saves you time.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/03/2015

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Living Without Credit

I read an article that advocated living on a cash basis, but without a credit history you will have trouble qualifying for a car loan, a mortgage or renting an apartment.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/02/2015

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More Medicare Scams

Elders are often fooled by the Caller ID. A Caller ID can be set up to display whatever name or phone number the scammers choose.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/30/2015

Medigap, Elderly Services

Medicare Scams

Medicare scams occur all year but during the open enrollment period, which started October 15 and runs through December 7th, they occur more often.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/29/2015

Corded Phone, Call

Federal Trade Commission Guidelines For Phone Scams

The Federal Trade Commission has some guidelines when dealing with a possible scammer on the phone.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/28/2015

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