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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Are You Over The Hill: Have You Saved Enough For Retirement?

According to researchers at Simon Frasier University in Canada, cognitive performance peaks at age 24. I don’t think most folks in their 20s feel like they are over the hill.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/01/2016

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Good Stuff Cheap: Renting Instead Of Buying

I read an article on the AARP website recently. It was all about renting instead of owning to save money. They had a lot of interesting ideas.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/29/2016

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Good Stuff Cheap: A Staycation

Staying at home and using it as a base for your vacation can save thousands of dollars.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/28/2016

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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 1030–07/27/2016


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

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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

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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

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