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3 On Your Side: Documents To Keep & Documents To Toss

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has advice on what to keep and what to toss.

6 hours ago

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3 On Your Side: Government Seizing Tax Refunds

As 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan finds some involve of the debts are decades old and involve children at the time.

04/17/2014

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3 On Your Side: Double Deposit Checks

When you write a check, you probably expect the money will only come out of your account once. But what if you get hit with a double debit? That’s right, the check is deposited twice! How can it happen? 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan explains.

04/15/2014

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3 On Your Side: Children Targeted By ID Theft

Identity theft is a serious crime that can ruin your finances, credit history, and reputation. Plus it can happen to anyone, even children. It may surprise you, but as 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, often family members are to blame.

04/14/2014

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3 On Your Side: Spring Auto Buying

3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan has some spring shopping advice for those in the market for a new set of wheels.

04/11/2014

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3 On Your Side: Cell Phone Cleaners Put To The Test

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan looks at products designed to clean your cell phone as they’re put to the test.

04/10/2014

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3 On Your Side: Latest Crash Tests For Mid-Size SUVs

They’re aimed at curbing injuries and deaths when drivers are involved in a crash. But new crash tests show that you might not be as protected as you think when riding in some mid-size SUVs.

04/08/2014

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3 On Your Side: Credit Union Gives Students Jump Start In Managing Finances

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan visits one Delaware County high school where students are getting a jump start in managing their own finances.

04/07/2014

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3 On Your Side: PA PUC Announces New Variable Rate Regulations

They were looking to save money on utilities, but instead their electric bills went through the roof. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan was the first to shed light on electricity price spikes that took consumers by surprise this winter and now tells about changes finalized today that will help consumers avoid shocking bills in the future.

04/03/2014

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3 On Your Side: What Happens To Frequent Flyer Miles When You Die

If you travel by air, chances are you’ve racked up frequent flyer miles. Whether you use them to upgrade your seat or book a free ticket, the last thing you want is for them to expire. But 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at another reason why they may go to waste, and you probably haven’t prepared for it.

04/02/2014

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3 On Your Side: Top Myths When Buying Plane Tickets

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at some of the top myths when it comes to getting a good fare and saving money.

04/02/2014

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GM Recalls 1.3 Million Cars For Steering Defect

General Motors is recalling 1.3 million vehicles in the U.S. because the electronic power-steering assist can suddenly stop working.

03/31/2014

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3 On Your Side: Spring Housing Market

Spring traditionally brings new life to the real estate scene.

03/27/2014

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Nissan Recalls More Than 1 Million Vehicles For Air Bags

Nissan is recalling just over 1 million cars, SUVs and vans because the front passenger air bags may not inflate in a crash. It’s the company’s second recall to fix the same problem.

03/26/2014

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3 On Your Side: Tax Return Warning

Have you filed your tax return yet? If not, you may want to file it soon.

03/24/2014

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