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3 On Your Side: Survey Finds More Than 6 Out Of 10 Millennials Don’t Have A Credit Card

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.

09/11/2014

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Tips On Auto Financing If You Have Poor Credit

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.

09/04/2014

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3 On Your Side: Bankrate Report Finds 36% Of Americans Have No Retirement Savings

How much money do you have saved for retirement? If the answer is nothing, you’re not alone.

08/18/2014

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36% Of Americans Haven’t Saved Anything For Retirement

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 […]

08/18/2014

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Mortgage Closing Costs Are On The Rise

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 […]

08/04/2014

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Blog: Mortgage Closing Costs Rise 6%

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 […]

08/05/2013

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3 On Your Side: Getting Married? Consider A Prenup

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan says it all has to do with prenups.

06/12/2013

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3 On Your Side: Smartphone Insurance

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.

06/10/2013

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3 On Your Side: Bank Fee Frenzy

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!

04/04/2013

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3 On Your Side: Philadelphia Area Pays Highest Bank Fees

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.

09/25/2012

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New Study Finds Philadelphia Banks Charge Highest ATM Fees In 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.

09/25/2012

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 17: Pedestrians are seen reflected in the window of the Nasdaq studios as the Facebook logo is displayed on a ticker board on May 17, 2012 in New York City. Facebook will list their IPO on Nasdaq on Friday morning with an opening price of $38 per share. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Do Your Homework Before Investing In ‘FB’

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.

05/18/2012

3 On Your Side: Credit Versus Debit

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.

04/17/2012

3 On Your Side: Pre-paid Debit Card Warning

As more transactions take place online, pre-paid debit cards are becoming a more popular financial tool. But 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds that not all pre-paid credit cards are created equal.

01/18/2012

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3-On Your Side: Gift Card Terms And Conditions

They’ve been at the top of gift lists for years, but will gift cards be on your shopping list this holiday season?

12/12/2011

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