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3 On Your Side: Online Dating Scams Often Target Seniors

Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, many of those being targeted by online dating scams are senior citizens.

07/22/2015

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3 On Your Side: Parents Out-Of-Pocket Spending Is #1 Source Of College Funding

An annual report finds families spent a lot more to send students to college this past academic year.

07/21/2015

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Popularity Of Adult Coloring Books Is On The Rise

3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan finds, adult coloring has become extremely popular in recent months.

07/20/2015

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3 On Your Side: Home Inventory Apps

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at an easy way to make sure your property is protected.

07/20/2015

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3 On Your Side: Identity Theft – We’d Rather Be Naked

There have been hundreds of data breaches this year – exposing the personal information for millions of Americans. Even so, many people still don’t take the necessary steps to protect themselves. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds that there is a sharp contrast between what consumers say versus what they do when it involves safeguarding their personal information.

07/15/2015

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3 On Your Side: Wire BBQ Grill Brush Bristles May Pose Injury Risk

Plan on grilling out this holiday weekend? One man’s favorite burger sent him to a hospital.

07/01/2015

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3 On Your Side: Phishing Websites Target Pre-Paid Debit Card Users

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan shares a way crooks are stealing money when people reload their cards.

06/30/2015

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3 On Your Side: Best Jobs For The Future

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at jobs that are best poised for growth now, and in the long term.

06/29/2015

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3 On Your Side: Refunds On Tap For Beck’s Beer Drinkers

Anheuser-Busch has reached a preliminary settlement in a class-action lawsuit over the labeling of their Beck’s beer.

06/26/2015

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3 On Your Side: FREE Access To Consumers’ Checkbook Tree Service Ratings

It happens after every big storm. You have a tree that falls in your yard, on your house, or is on top of your car and someone knocks on your door offering to get rid of it. Well you don’t want to hire just anyone.

06/25/2015

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3 On Your Side: Job Seekers Turning To Social Media To Get Noticed By Employers

3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan finds, job seekers are now connecting with potential employers in a variety of innovative ways.

06/24/2015

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3 On Your Side: Handyguys Videos Help Homeowners Tackle Projects

More and more Americans are taking on home improvement projects for themselves.

06/16/2015

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3 On Your Side: How To Make Your Wedding More Eco-Friendly

June is peak time for weddings. Invitations, flowers and food are among the things that drive up the cost. But they also can increase a celebration’s toll on the environment, and for many couples, that’s a big concern.

06/16/2015

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3 On Your Side: Kiplinger’s Pick For Best Rewards Cards

Do you prefer points or getting cash-back? When it comes to reward cards – most sound like a great deal. But which one is best for you? 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan take a look at what’s available.

06/15/2015

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3 On Your Side: Father’s Day Spending

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at the numbers.

06/12/2015

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