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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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3 On Your Side: At What Age Should Children Have Their Own Cell Phones?

It’s back to school time and chances are there’s more than just books and lunch stuffed into your child’s knapsack. As 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan finds, there’s probably a cell phone in there too.

09/03/2014

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3 On Your Side: A Warning For Computer Users

3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan has a warning for computer users.

09/02/2014

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Kraft Foods Recalls 7,691 Cases Of American Cheese Singles

Kraft Foods Group has announced they are voluntarily recalling 7,691 cases of select varieties of regular Kraft American Singles Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product.

08/29/2014

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3 On Your Side: Best Deals For Labor Day Weekend Shopping

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has advice on which deals you may want to target over the next few days, and which things to leave for later.

08/27/2014

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3 On Your Side: Warning About Storing Documents On The Cloud

But 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds there are some things you need to know before you jump into digital document storage.

08/27/2014

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3 On Your Side: Budgeting For A New Baby

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, first-time parents can cut some of the costs of bringing up baby with some simple advice

08/26/2014

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3 On Your Side: TSA Pre-Check Takes Off With Regular Airline Passengers

Tired of waiting on those long airport security lines when traveling by plane? There could be a solution for you, it called TSA Pre-Check.

08/22/2014

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Bank Of America Agrees To Nearly $17B Settlement

The government has reached a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis

08/21/2014

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Recaro Recalls Over 39,000 Child Safety Seats

The recall covers ProSport model 385 seats made from June 16, 2010, to Jan. 31, 2013. The problem happens when the seats are installed with the lower latch anchors and without the top tether.

08/19/2014

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3 On Your Side: Barclays Bank Phone Scam Making Rounds In Our Region

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us this one involves a recorded message saying there is a problem with your debit or credit card.

08/15/2014

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3 On Your Side: Robin Williams’ Death Prompts Click-Jacking Warning

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan shows you how to avoid becoming a victim of click-jacking.

08/14/2014

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3 On Your Side: Store Credit Card Interest Rate 8 Points Higher Than Average Credit Card

If you’re doing back-to-school shopping, you’ll likely be faced with an offer or a store credit card. A survey found the interest rates may cost consumers more than they anticipate. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan looks at the pros and the cons.

08/14/2014

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3 On Your Side: 96 Percent of Millennials Use Coupons

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at what’s making this generation so thrifty.

08/12/2014

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GM Issues 6 More Recalls Covering 312,000 Vehicles

The recalls in North America pushed GM’s total for the year to 66, covering just over 29 million cars and trucks. That beats the company’s old full-year record and has pushed this total number for the industry this year to more than 40 million, also an annual record.

08/08/2014

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