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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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3 On Your Side: Driving Deals

3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan takes a look what impact it could have on drivers.

02/06/2014

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3 On Your Side: Cracking Price Tag Code

When you go shopping are you always in search of bargains? Well we’ve got a deal for you! What if we were to show you a way to determine if you’re really getting a store’s lowest price? As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, all you have to do is crack the codes.

02/05/2014

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3 On Your Side: Who Pays When Trees Damage Property

All over the region the clean-up is underway following this latest bad weather. Many homeowners are dealing with ice coated branches, limbs and downed trees. If you’ve experienced tree related damage 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has information on filing an insurance claim for repairs.

02/05/2014

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3 On Your Side: Your Towing Rights In Philadelphia

Her car was towed, yet she hadn’t done anything wrong! Tonight 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan comes to the aid of a woman looking to get tow truck justice.

02/04/2014

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