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3 On Your Side: Valentine’s Spending To Average $142

A new survey finds Americans will spend a whopping $18.9 billion dollars on Valentine’s Day gifts for loved ones this year. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan looks at Valentine’s Day based on the numbers.

02/09/2015

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3 On Your Side: Learn How To Get Drugstore Deals With The Coupon Mom

Plan on doing some shopping this weekend? Well when it comes to getting great deals, the last place you probably think of heading to is the drug store. But as 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan shows us, if you play your cards right, you could end up saving more money than you can at your supermarket.

02/06/2015

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3 On Your Side: Millions of Anthem Records Compromised In Hacking

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has advice to protect yourself.

02/05/2015

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3 On Your Side: Confusing Food Dates

We’ve all seem them, the dates stamped on basically everything at the grocery store. But at least one advocacy group says those dates are confusing and 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds that many consumers are tossing out good food and money because of them.

02/04/2015

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3 On Your Side: Secret Reports Tracking Your Financial Life

By Jim Donovan PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — We’ve all pretty much heard of credit reports, but did you know that there are dozens of other secret reports tracking your every move?  With lenders, utilities, and other […]

02/03/2015

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Health: Officials Reminding Residents About Dangers Of Not Vaccinating Kids

The measles outbreak is still focused on the west coast, but there are two unrelated cases locally.

02/03/2015

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3 On Your Side: Protecting Your Smartphone In Frigid Weather

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has advice to keep it functioning.

02/03/2015

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3 On Your Side: Teens Flee Facebook

A new survey finds that for the first time Facebook use is declining among teens. As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us, a large number of kids ages 13 to 17 are dropping off the social media site.

02/02/2015

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3 On Your Side: FREE Tax Preparation Locations

It’s that time of year some of us love, and some of us hate. It all depends on whether you’re getting money back or you owe money to the Internal Revenue Service. That’s right, it’s tax time.

01/30/2015

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3 On Your Side: Philly Property Tax Assistance Programs

It’s the time of year when many of us have taxes on our minds. Not only income taxes, but real estate taxes too. Philadelphia sent out its property tax bills weeks ago. If you’re unable to pay, in some cases 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds there are assistance programs that may be able to help you.

01/29/2015

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3 On Your Side: Payment Taken From An Expired Debit Card

Do you hate writing checks or having to manually pay bills online? Well signing up for auto-pay can certainly save you time. But 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us about one feature of auto-pay that you might not know about.

01/28/2015

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3 On Your Side: Insurance Rates Rise After Filing A Claim

To file or not to file. When submitting a claim with your auto insurance company, don’t be surprised if your rates go up.

01/27/2015

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3 On Your Side: Stopping Telemarketers

Even though millions of people are on the National Do Not Call Registry they still get unwanted phone calls from telemarketers and computerized robocalls. But 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds there are a few different ways to stop them.

01/20/2015

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3 On Your Side: Tax Preparers Warn Customers Of Big Changes That Could Affect Tax Returns This Year

Tax preparers across the country are warning customers of big changes that could affect tax returns this year and whether you owe or will get money back. 3 On Your Side’s Jim Donovan explains that is has to do with the introduction of the Affordable Care Act last year.

01/15/2015

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Health: Help For Patients Recovering From Stroke

It’s new help for hundreds of thousands of patients trying to recover and regain movement after a stroke. There’s new FDA technology that helps stroke patients get their lives back faster.

01/14/2015

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