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.

Counting, Savings, allowance

Kids & Cash: T. Rowe Price’s 2016 Parents, Kids & Money Survey

Are you stretching your financial resources too much for your kids’ non-essentials? Most of us are!

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/26/2016

Kids, Counting Change

Kids & Cash: Lessons

Teaching our kids money skills is really more important than teaching them to say thank you and you should start when they are sitting in the shopping cart.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/25/2016

Self checkout scanner at Big Y supermarket.

Credit: Debit Or Credit?

When you go to pay for something do you hand the cashier your credit card or your debit card?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/22/2016

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Credit: Too Much Of A Good Thing

There are more than 1.8 billion credit cards currently in circulation in the US. The average consumer is carrying over 3 credit cards.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/21/2016

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Credit: Your Credit Score

Credit scores are a quick and easy method for a creditor to judge you as a potential customer. So how do you measure up?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/20/2016

Credit Report

Credit: Your Credit Reports

Credit reports are used by creditors, potential employers, landlords and insurance companies to judge your ability to be a good credit risk.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/19/2016

American Express, Payment

Credit: Your Debt

The latest Federal Reserve numbers from February has revolving consumer debt at $941 billion dollars. As a nation we are using our credit a lot!

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/18/2016

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Financial Planning By The Decades: When You Are 60

For most folks, your goal by age 60 is to have a comfortable retirement. Now you need to figure out when to retire.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/15/2016

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Financial Planning By The Decades: When You Are 50

Your 50s. These are typically your prime earning years, as well as the decade when retirement begins to come within view, and it’s perhaps your last opportunity to set your finances in order.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/14/2016

Tuition, Payment

Financial Planning By The Decades: When You Are 40

Your 40s is the decade when everything is on the line, from houses and cars to insurance, retirement, college funding, and the impending mid-life crisis.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/13/2016

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