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Paying Taxes With Credit Card (Plus Discipline) Could Benefit Some

Today’s tax-filing deadline is especially dreaded by people who owe money and there’s a little-used way to deal with the problem that could benefit a few people or companies.

04/15/2014

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Neiman Marcus Investigates Possible Credit Card Data Breach

Neiman Marcus confirms to CBSPhilly it is working with the U.S. Secret Service to investigate the possible theft of customer credit card information.

01/10/2014

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Pa. Lawmakers Consider Ban On Credit Card Tip Fees

Legislation that would have the rest of the state follow Philadelphia’s lead and prevent employers from deducting fees from workers’ tips that are charged to credit cards is getting a serious look in Harrisburg.

11/17/2013

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Cops: Pennsylvania Man Arrested For Stealing Beef Jerky, iPad

Authorities say an alleged thief apparently had a real taste for beef jerky.

08/03/2013

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BLOG: New Check-Out Fees For Credit Cards

By Jim Donovan: Do you like to charge things on your credit card? Well depending on where you shop, now it may cost you! Beginning Sunday, January 27th, merchants who accept MasterCard and Visa are […]

01/28/2013

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BLOG: Credit Card Refunds Start To Go Out

By Jim Donovan: Six million Discover, American Express and Capital One customers are getting refunds. Are you one of them? The three credit card companies are paying back customers a total of $435 million because […]

12/19/2012

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Financial Expert: While Shopping For Gifts, Keep Your Credit Score In Mind

Generosity this time of year can have a price, especially if you’re running up your credit cards to buy gifts.

12/17/2012

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3 On Your Side: Holiday Credit Advice

A survey from retailers finds that more than half of Americans have already started their holiday shopping. A credit card can be a useful tool, as long as you don’t let that balance get out of hand. So 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has this advice for safe spending.

11/15/2012

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American Express to Refund $85 Million for Illegal Practices

By Jim Donovan: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has announced an enforcement action with orders requiring three American Express subsidiaries to refund an estimated $85 million to approximately 250,000 customers for illegal card practices. […]

10/03/2012

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Lost Debit Card Liabilities

Your liability under federal law for unauthorized use of your debit or ATM card depends on how quickly you report the loss.

09/27/2012

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Lansdale Police Searching For Man Involved In Theft And Fraudulent Use Of Credit Card

Police in Lansdale are searching for a suspect who stole a woman’s credit card and has made over $5,000 in purchases.

08/22/2012

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3 On Your Side: College Students & Credit Cards

It’s the time of year when hundreds of thousands of college students head back to school and we all know what that means, they’ll need spending money.

08/21/2012

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3 On Your Side: Closing Credit Card Accounts

Closing out a credit card can put a big dent in your credit score if you’re not careful.

07/20/2012

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3 On Your Side: Event Ticket Buying Advice

Summer is prime time for big concerts and big games. But not reading the fine print on a ticket, or getting caught up in a scam, can leave fans on the outside looking in. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has some important advice for ticket buyers.

07/16/2012

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Police: Credit Card Information Stolen From Delaware County Ruby’s Diner

Police in Delaware County are warning patrons of a Ruby’s Diner after the restaurant’s computer system was compromised.

04/17/2012

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