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Economy

Checks, Money, Payment, Loans

Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Paycheck To Paycheck

It’s a story worth telling since we hear so much about an economic recovery.

06/24/2013

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Massachusetts Jobless Rate Drops Slightly To 6.4 Percent

The unemployment rate in Massachusetts dropped to 6.4 percent in March even as the state lost 5,500 jobs during the month.

04/18/2013

BJ Escalator 420 by 316

Is The Economy Really That Bad Here?

Hey, life is tough. Get a helmet.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/26/2013

Parker Brothers

RI-Based Hasbro To Cut 10 Percent Of Its Workforce

Pawtucket, R.I.-based Hasbro plans to cut about 10 percent of its workforce and consolidate facilities to reduce expenses.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/26/2013

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Predictions For 2013

2012 is over. Time seems to slip through my fingers like sand.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/04/2013

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Perspective

As we approach the end of a tumultuous calendar year, I’m thankful.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/31/2012

Medical Care, Hospital Bed

Local Medical Device Makers Fear Fallout From Fiscal Cliff

Medical device makers in Massachusetts and elsewhere are warning of potential job losses and other consequences as the industry’s hopes of avoiding a 2.3 percent excise tax fade amid the stalled fiscal cliff negotiations.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/29/2012

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Fourteenth Amendment Solution

Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.

11/29/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: My2K

Obama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.

11/29/2012

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Opinion: We Must Fix Our Crumbling Infrastructure

Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.

11/26/2012

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