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Congressman McGovern Honors Officer Tarentino on House Floor—Congressman McGovern Honors Officer Tarentino on House Floor

Worcester Men Arrested After Driving in a Stolen Vehicle—Worcester Men Arrested After Driving in a Stolen…

Sen. Moore Welcomes Auburn High Students to State House—Sen. Moore Welcomes Auburn High Students to State…

Trump Reaches Magic Number of Delegates, Locks up GOP Nomination—Trump Reaches Magic Number of Delegates, Locks up…

State Department Audit Says Clinton Broke Rules by Using Personal Email Server—State Department Audit Says Clinton Broke Rules by…

Bob Lobel to be Radio Play-by-Play Man for Worcester Bravehearts—Bob Lobel to be Radio Play-by-Play Man for…

The Best SUV Brands—The Best SUV Brands

Worcester Home Broken Into While Owner Was Asleep, Police in Search of Suspect—Worcester Home Broken Into While Owner Was Asleep,…

U.S. Senators Urge Harvard to Allow Grad Assistants to Organize for Collective Bargaining—U.S. Senators Urge Harvard to Allow Grad Assistants…

Counties Where Medicare Spends the Most per Patient—Counties Where Medicare Spends the Most per Patient

 
 
 

Smart Benefits: With ACA Deadlines Looming, Prepare to File Now

With the ACA deadlines for applicable large employers to file Forms 1094-C and 1095-C with the IRS – May 31 for paper filings and June 30 for...

The Most Popular $150K Jobs

For most of us, six-figure salaries are nothing more than a pipe dream. Last year, the average annual compensation for someone with an advanced degree...

MA Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.2% in April

Massachusetts total unemployment rate dropped to 4.2% in April, down two tenths of a point from the March rate of 4.4 percent, according to the Executive Office...

Friday Financial Five – May 20, 2016

As other countries trend toward negative interest rates, the Federal Reserve may still push toward another rate hike this year, according to recent minutes. It...

“60 Minutes” Correspondent Morley Safer Passes Away at 84

Morley Safer

"60 Minutes" correspondent Morley Safer passed away at the age of 84 on Thursday.  The CBS News reporter recently retired after 46 seasons with the show and...

U.S. Jobless Claims Fall by 16,000

Initial claims for unemployment benefits for the week ended May 14 declined by 16,000 to 278,000. The report follows a series of positive economic data regarding consumer prices...

MassDevelopment Issues $28M Bond to Renovate Worcester’s Washington Heights

MassDevelopment has issued a $28 million tax-exempt bond on behalf of Washington Heights housing. The housing complex has been often a crime ridden area. In 2014, three...

Hanover Insurance Names Zubretsky to Replace Eppinger at CEO

Joseph M. Zubretsky, New CEO at Hanover

Joseph M. Zubretsky will replace Fred Eppinger as President and Chief Executive Officer at Hanover Insurance effective June 20.  Eppinger has been a steady hand...

Smart Benefits: Employers - Expect New Overtime Regulations Soon

The DOL is expected to publish a final rule soon that will update which executive, administrative and professional employees are entitled to the Fair Labor...

Friday Financial Five – May 13, 2016

The Treasury Department rejected a proposal to severely cut retiree payments from the Central States Pension Fund, one of the largest in the country. This...

Baker Announces $100 Million MassHousing Fund Aimed at Workforce Housing

Governor Baker

Governor Charlie Baker announced on Wednesday a new $100 million MassHousing fund for the creation of workforce housing, increasing rental housing opportunities for households earning 61% to 120%...

Smart Benefits: 2017 HSA Contribution Limits Announced

The IRS recently released HSA contribution limits for calendar year 2017 in Revenue Procedure 2016-28. 

U.S. Economy Adds 160,000 Jobs in April

The US economy added 160,000 jobs in April, the lowest figure in the last seven months.  The unemployment rate remained steady at five percent. 

Friday Financial Five – May 6, 2016

According to the Government Accountability Office, 60 percent of households had no savings in a defined contribution plan as of 2013. A huge percentage of workers...

Jobless Claims Climb to 274,000 in the United States

Jobless Claims in the United States increased by 17,000 to a seasonally adjusted 274,000 for the week that ended April 30. 

Is Worcester a Good Place to Start a Business, Just Not for Hispanics?

Is Worcester a good place to start a business, and a terrible place for Hispanic business owners? Two recent reports paint very different images of...

Smart Benefits: Revised SBC Template Proposed

Under the Affordable Care Act, group health plans and health insurance issuers are generally required to provide a written Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC)...

The Richest Banks

“Too big to fail.” It's been the battle cry of activists and politicians across the United States following the near collapse of...

Friday Financial Five – April 29, 2016

First quarters have not been kind for the economy over the past few years. The first three months of 2016 were bumpy for investment markets and...

Worcester Ranks as One of Worst Cities for Hispanic Entrepreneurs in U.S.

A new study released Wednesday morning finds that Worcester is one of the worst cities in America for Hispanic entrepreneurs — the city...

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