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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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3 On Your Side: Delco Carpet Business Makes Promises But Doesn’t Deliver

In this 3 On Your Side consumer report Jim Donovan continues to seek justice for the church.

03/18/2014

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3 On Your Side: Are You In A Relationship With A Financial Bully?

As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, this goes way beyond simply squabbling over finances.

03/14/2014

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3 On Your Side: Fixing Credit Report Errors

With the recent rash of data breaches, most consumers are checking their credit report more regularly. In fact 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan can’t pass up an opportunity to remind people to check theirs! But do you know what to do if you find a mistake? Well Jim does, and breaks things down for us.

03/14/2014

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3 On Your Side: Verizon 54 Scam

They called claiming to be with Verizon, and told him he was entitled to receive some extra cash. But something just didn’t seem right. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us about one man’s experience with what’s being called the $54 scam.

03/11/2014

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3 On Your Side: Obtain Your Free Credit Report

The numerous security breaches at corporations and universities recently has provided us all enough reasons to check our credit reports. But if you spotted an error on your credit report, would you know who to contact? 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at these sorts of crediting errors and the people responsible for resolving them.

03/10/2014

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3 On Your Side: What To Buy in March

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us about some of the best things to buy in March and what you may want to put off purchasing.

03/03/2014

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3 On Your Side: Rental Car Insurance When Paying With Credit Cards

As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, you may not be covered the way that you think.

02/28/2014

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3 On Your Side: Americans Still Facing Saving Challenges

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan looks at an annual campaign to get Americans putting more in the bank.

02/27/2014

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3 On Your Side: Health Insurance Enrollment Deadline Fast Approaching

Enrollment had a rocky start, but now seems to be gaining steam. President Obama today said about 4 million people have signed up for health insurance through federal or state marketplaces set up under his health care law. With the deadline to enroll just a little more than a month away, 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds there’s a final push to get the word out.

02/26/2014

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3 On Your Side: Many Hit With Huge Electric Bills

They were looking to save money, but instead their electric bills are now going through the roof. The awful winter weather isn’t the only reason some are getting outrageous power bills.

02/24/2014

3 On Your Side: Man Scams WWII Vet Out Of $95,000

The victim in this case is 93-years-old, scammed by a man from his neighborhood that he had hired to cut his lawn and do odd jobs.

02/24/2014

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3 On Your Side: Check Your Credit Report & Avoid Tax Scams

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has advice so you can avoid some of the top scams.

02/18/2014

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3 On Your Side: Veteran Discounts

Are you always on the lookout for simple ways to save money? Well if you’re a veteran, saving money may be as easy as posing for the camera. 3 On Your Side’s Jim Donovan has details about a little known program with big benefits.

02/10/2014

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