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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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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

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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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Saving More: Eating Out

According to the SunTrust survey on saving, 44% of the respondents blamed dining out and entertainment as their main reason for not being able to save.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/13/2016

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Saving More: Groceries

Groceries are not a discretionary item in the budget. We have to buy food, but there is some flexibility.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/12/2016

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Saving More: Where To Start

We all want to save more money and we all love it when we get a really good deal but overall, saving money is hard.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/11/2016

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Insurance Basics: Policies You Probably Don’t Need

Insurance is a financial tool that is used when you don’t have enough dollars in your emergency fund to cover the loss yourself.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/08/2016

Long-Term Care, Rehab

Insurance Basics: Long Term Care

Have you thought about who will care for you in your old age?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/07/2016

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Insurance Basics: Homeowners

Your home is the largest hard asset you own. You need to protect it with insurance.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/06/2016

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