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.

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Money Regrets: Shoppers Regret

Shoppers regret usually sets in once you get home after a shopping trip with friends or when the credit card bill comes due.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/13/2016

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Money Regrets: The Expensive Wedding

This has proved to be a very popular series so I thought we should do it again. We will talk about all the dumb things we do involving money.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/12/2016

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Paying For College: Other Ways To Pay For College

If your kid is in her senior year of high school and there is nothing set aside for her college education, it’s too late to do much more than stick whatever extra cash you can in a savings account.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/09/2016

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Paying For College: Using US Savings Bonds

The Education Bond Program was the first program available to offer any kind of a tax break for parents trying to save for college.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/08/2016

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Paying For College: Esas: Coverdell Education Savings Accounts

An ESA is another savings program for educational expenses. These accounts can be set up for kids under 18 years of age and the annual contribution limit is $2,000 per child.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/07/2016

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Paying For College: 529 Plans

College is a good investment. Start stashing it away for college as early as you can, before you even potty train.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/06/2016

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Paying For College: How Much Does It Cost?

The annual return of college students has begun and money has already exchanged hands…much of it borrowed.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/05/2016

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The Other New Year: Finding Help Managing Your Money

Managing Money ranks in the top three when it comes to making resolutions and let’s face it, most people could use some help with their money.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/02/2016

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The Other New Year: Your Credit Cards

Managing money ranks in the top three when it comes to making resolutions.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/01/2016

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The Other New Year: Your Credit Report

I would bet that getting a copy of your free credit report has been on your to-do list for several years now but you just haven’t gotten around to doing it.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/31/2016

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