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3 On Your Side: How Prepared Are You For Digital Afterlife?

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at what to consider about the digital afterlife.

02/19/2015

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Angie’s List: Installing Vinyl Windows

In this week’s Angie’s List report, Jim Donovan takes a look at some other benefits to vinyl windows.

02/12/2015

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3 On Your Side: Insurance Rates Rise After Filing A Claim

To file or not to file. When submitting a claim with your auto insurance company, don’t be surprised if your rates go up.

01/27/2015

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3 On Your Side: Getting Your FREE Credit Report

It seems with each new year, incidents of identity theft rise. You can become a victim at any age, even children can be targets. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has information to protect you and your family.

01/02/2015

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‘Ride-on’ Toys Responsible For Majority Of Toy-related Injuries

Furthermore, toy-related injuries as a whole are up 39.9% from 1990.

12/09/2014

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FTC Accuses Gerber Of False Claim On Baby Formula

Baby-food maker Gerber is being accused by the government of claiming falsely that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children.

10/31/2014

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Red Bull Settles $13 Million Lawsuit; Customers Eligible For Cash Or Products

Red Bull was sued over claims that the energy drink enhanced performance, concentration and reaction speed.

10/09/2014

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3 On Your Side: Late Fees Waived & Interest Rates Dropped For Those Who Ask

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has information on a new survey that shows that most people can get their rates lowered and fees dropped, but very few of them ask.

09/25/2014

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3 On Your Side: Loyalty Programs Offering More Experience-focused Rewards

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, now companies are stepping up the game with rewards that go way beyond a room or a seat.

09/09/2014

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3 On Your Side: Thanks To Mobile Devices, Many Are Working On Vacation

A recent survey finds that even if you did take some time off, many of us still couldn’t leave the office far behind. 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan says thanks to electronic devices, many of us were still checking in.

08/29/2014

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Mimicking Airlines, Hotels Across The Country Get Fee-happy

This year, hotels will take in a record $2.25 billion in revenue from such add-ons, 6 percent more than in 2013 and nearly double that of a decade ago, according to a new study released Monday by Hanson.

08/26/2014

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3 On Your Side: College Identity Theft Advice

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has some advice for keeping personal data safe on campus.

08/21/2014

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3 On Your Side: New Vehicle Technology That Could Save Lives

The government says nearly 1,100 lives could be saved every year with cars that “talk” to each other. 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan looks at the push for V2V, or vehicle to vehicle, technology.

08/20/2014

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3 On Your Side: Bankrate Report Finds 36% Of Americans Have No Retirement Savings

How much money do you have saved for retirement? If the answer is nothing, you’re not alone.

08/18/2014

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Local Arrests Made In Nationwide Grandparent Scam

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced today that a grand jury investigation has led to charges against four co-conspirators for a scheme that targeted elderly victims throughout the country to steal thousands of dollars in a “Grandparent Scam.”

08/07/2014

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