By Jim Donovan: Nearly half of Americans are saving no more than 5% of their incomes, according to a new Bankrate.com report. One in five (18%) are saving nothing at all, plus 28% who are […]
By Jim Donovan: It’s that time of year again when Americans have to sit down and choose a health insurance plan and a new survey by Bankrate.com shows that many would rather do something else. […]
It looks like more millennials are saying cash is king and leaving credit cards out of the mix. With many saying they don’t have a single credit card. And while that may sound good since they’re not building up debt, 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan tells us there’s also a downside.
Easy credit and longer-term loans currently being offered at auto dealerships can make buying an expensive car alluring, but don’t get reeled in.
How much money do you have saved for retirement? If the answer is nothing, you’re not alone.
By Jim Donovan PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Over a third of all Americans (36%) have not saved any money for retirement, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. Sixty-nine percent of 18-29 year-olds haven’t saved […]
By Jim Donovan: Are you in the market for a new home? Or maybe you’re thinking of refinancing the home loan you already have? If so, mortgage closing costs are on the rise. According to […]
By Jim Donovan: Looking to buy a new house? Don’t forget to factor in the closing costs! Mortgage closing costs rose six percent over the past year to $2,402, according to Bankrate.com. Origination fees accounted for the […]
3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan says it all has to do with prenups.
Consumers can buy insurance for their smart phones, but 3 On Your Side’s Jim Donovan takes a look to see if it’s really worth it.
As 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan finds, some of the new bank fees they’re introducing may have you shaking your head!
A new survey finds consumers are facing more “fee” than “free” when it comes to banking and checking services. As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us, people in our area are often charged the most in the nation.
ATM fees are at a record-high, according to a new study. And that study finds, in Philadelphia, banks charge their own customers the highest fee in the nation for using a non-network ATM.
It was born in a Harvard dorm, spreading like wildfire through colleges across the country. Now, after its I.P.O., Facebook is worth $104 billion.
Almost every consumer has been asked the question, credit or debit? But how many of us really stop and think before we swipe that card? 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds that the wrong choice could make you venerable and leave your money more at risk.