Get ready to dig deeper into your wallet this year. That’s because the cost of some of your favorite things is going up, way up in 2014. 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at seven items that could give you sticker shock.
New enrollment numbers released by the federal government confirm there was a surge in people applying for health insurance at the end of December under the Affordable Care Act. Most of those who have enrolled so far are older Americans. In fact young adults ages 18 to 34 accounted for only a quarter of the enrollment. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at some of the local numbers for us.
When the cell phone bill arrives each month, do you just open it, cringe at the fees and send in the payment? Well as 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, you may want to speak up! It could save you big bucks and keep money in your pocket.
Some call it a scam that arrives in your mailbox. Official looking envelopes that appear to be from a government agency. But 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan warns, you may want to look twice before you get taken.
3 On Your Side’s Jim Donovan has a uplifting story of photos lost, that due to one couple’s efforts, are now back where they belong.
A new year, a fresh start, and for many — big plans for big changes. If you’ve made a resolution to improve your finances in 2014, 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan joins us with some advice.
With the snow and bitter cold temperatures heading our way, many drivers are just now realizing that they really aren’t prepared. So 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan has advice to get your car ready for the this latest round of weather
Did you end up with a holiday gift that’s not exactly a perfect fit? If so, you’d better pay attention to those return policies or you could get stuck with that gift. As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, after the holiday shopping rush, comes the holiday return dash.
Tipping is something that most people do year-round, but during the holidays, it can get more confusing. It’s a topic that comes up every year and as 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us, it still leaves many scratching their heads.
It’s been two months since the Obama administration rolled out the health care enrollment website and, from the start there were problems. The administration vowed to fix the issues by December 1. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has a status report.
Cellphone protection plans may sound hassle free, but is that really true?
Have your kids been making their lists and checking them twice? If so, it’s not surprising that find high tech toys are topping many wish lists this year. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at the latest gadgets and gizmos.
Besides price, there are a lot of other things to consider. So 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan talks turkey.
3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan offers up advice in order to get a good deal this holiday shopping season.
As temperatures drop, energy bills can climb higher, especially if consumers aren’t careful. So 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has advice to trim energy bills during the colder months.