Consumer

Here's Where Millions Of Returned Holiday Items End UpThe holidays may be over, but it's the most wonderful time of the year for liquidators. That's because they end up with many items that were returned to sellers like Amazon, Home Depot and Sears.
3 On Your Side: Untraditional Wedding RegistriesWith Lauren Capriotti and Nick Guerin's wedding around the corner, as well as the goal to update their kitchen and bathrooms, they decided to try something untraditional with their gift registry.
The Downside Of Using 'Rewards' Credit CardsDo you enjoy earning perks like airline miles, points towards free hotel rooms and even cash back from your credit cards? For many, playing the "rewards game" can lead to some big payouts, but there can also be a downside.
3 On Your Side: NJ Has Highest Foreclosure Rate, But Financial Help Is AvailableForeclosure activity in the Garden State is on the rise. Up 27 percent from a year ago. It's the highest rate in the entire country.
3 On Your Side: RushCard To Compensate Customers Who Couldn't Access MoneyIt's called the RushCard. A popular pre-paid debit card backed by hip hop mogul Russell Simmons. Customers say that when a technical glitch kept them from getting their money, RushCard wasn't in any rush to help them out.
Blog: 20 Million Households With Dependent Children Are UnderinsuredThirty-seven-percent of Americans with children under age 18 do not have any life insurance, according to a new Bankrate.com survey. And about one-third of the parents who do have life insurance have no more than $100,000 of protection.
3 On Your Side: If A Tree Falls, Who Makes The Insurance Claim? If you've experienced tree-related damage, 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has information on filing an insurance claim for repairs.
Angie's List: Give Your Lawn A MakeoverIn this week's Angie's List report, Jim Donovan takes a look at sod versus seed so you can decide which one is best for your lawn.
Report: Many Sunscreens Do Not Offer The Protection They PromiseConsumer Reports says that one-third of the sunscreens they tested did not offer the protection they promised on the label.
Dog Food Company Recalls Product Over Salmonella FearsThe Food & Drug Administration said last week that California-based OC Raw Dog has recalled its Turkey & Produce Raw Frozen Canine Formulation.
Philadelphia Councilman Proposes Fee On Disposable Shopping BagsCouncilman Mark Squilla is proposing a bill that would charge shoppers five cents every time they use a disposable bag.
3 On Your Side: Why Some People Are Owed Unclaimed CashHow many times have you thought to yourself, ‘I just wish I had some extra money?’ Well, today might be your lucky day. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan is here to help you claim your cash.

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