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3 On Your Side: High School Internships On The Rise

When you think of interns, odds are college students come to mind. But today, more and more high school kids are getting internships. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at this growing trend.

10/06/2014

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3 On Your Side: Bogus Subscription Renewals

They look legitimate and often catch consumers off guard. How closely do you look at the bills you receive in the mail? As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan points out, some bills could have you paying money that you don’t really owe.

10/03/2014

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3 On Your Side: Hotels Catering To Millennial Travelers

The next time you stay in a hotel you may notice some big changes. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at how major chains and boutique brands are working to lure tech savvy travelers, especially the “millennial generation”.

10/02/2014

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3 On Your Side: Wiping Your iPhone Clean

Before you get rid of your phone, have you checked to be sure you’ve removed all of your personal information? 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has advice to keep that information safe.

10/01/2014

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3 On Your Side: Remington Financial Group Victim Speaks Out

It’s a scam that went on for years, fleecing victims out of millions of dollars. As another executive involved in the scheme faces sentencing here in Philadelphia, 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan introduces us to one victim who was determined to get justice.

09/30/2014

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3 On Your Side: How To Customize Your Pet’s Meals

What do you feed your dog? Do you pour packaged food into a bowl or do you cook for your pet the way you do for other members of your family? As 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan finds, for more and more pet owners, there is a middle ground.

09/30/2014

Angie’s List: One Of The Latest Trends In Bathroom Renovations

Does your bathroom need some TLC? Well, if you’re going to do any home remodeling the bathroom is a smart choice because you’ll get a good return on your investment.

09/26/2014

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3 On Your Side: Insider Tips On Store Markdowns

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan shows us how to maximize savings and get first dibs just by shopping on the right day.

09/26/2014

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3 On Your Side: Making Money On Social Media Using Bubblews

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at a social media site where users post their thoughts, pictures, and videos online and get paid for it.

09/24/2014

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3 On Your Side: Multi-Function Cell Phone Cases

New phone cases are always hitting the market but as 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, they do more than protect and look pretty.

09/22/2014

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3 On Your Side: Protecting Personal Information

So 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has some reminders so that you can protect your data.

09/19/2014

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3 On Your Side: Is Email Becoming Outdated?

As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, even companies are leaning towards alternate ways of staying connected.

09/17/2014

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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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