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3 On Your Side: Backup Battery Costs

Every time you turn around it seems that companies are increasing a fee here, boosting a bill there. And one cost may come as a surprise.

05/01/2013

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3 On Your Side: Holiday Shopping Wars Have Started

This time next week, the leftover turkey will be in the fridge, the pies will be put away, and bargain hunters will be set to shop till they drop! This year the shopping wars have already begun. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has 3 ways to save time, money and aggravation.

11/15/2012

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3 On Your Side: Car Rental Fees

Have you ever shopped online for a rental car, thought you found a great deal, only to find when you make the reservation that the initial rate becomes a lot higher?

03/05/2012

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3-On Your Side: Black Friday Game Plan

From door busters to fantastic freebies are you ready to hit the mall this Thanksgiving weekend? 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has you covered with the Black Friday game plan.

11/22/2011

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3 On Your Side: Holiday Layaway Plans

In this tough economy more and more stores will be doing anything they can to encourage cash-strapped customers to spend this holiday. In fact many are reviving an old-time payment plan, layaway.

11/04/2011

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3-On Your Side: Wal-Mart Responds To Gift Receipt Rip-Off

Earlier this week Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan exposed a gift receipt rip-off that was happening at Wal-Mart stores coast to coast. Customers were being short-changed when making returns, and most would never even know it.

05/20/2011

3 On Your Side: Store Return Policies

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Now that all of the presents are opened and you’ve had time to try on or try out those gifts, there’s a good chance that some of those items will be headed […]

12/30/2010

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