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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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3 On Your Side: Avoiding Bank Fees

New fees from some big banking names have some consumers fired up. The good news is that there are other options and strategies to keep more money in your wallet.

10/06/2011

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