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Elderly Identify Theft: Why Older Americans Are Becoming A Growing Target

In 2013, there were 16,993 reported instances of identity theft crimes that were committed against people 70 years and older.

09/11/2014

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Tax-Related Identity Theft: The Importance Of Protecting Your Social Security Number

With your social security number, criminals can open accounts in your name, potentially leaving you stuck with fraudulent charges.

09/08/2014

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Is Snapchat Really Worth $10 Billion?

Snapchat raised eyebrows last year when the instant messaging service spurned a $3 billion acquisition offer from Facebook (FB). That now looks like a sound business decision.

08/28/2014

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New Yorkers, Stop Whining: You Could Be Saving More Money Per Year Than Philadelphians

A new study claims residents of the Big Apple – one of the most expensive cities in the world – should find it easier to save than Philadelphians.

05/14/2014

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Local High School Seniors Play Modified Version Of Jeopardy

Nine seniors from high schools throughout the area gathered this past week in Bucks County to play a modified version of the game “Jeopardy” where all of the questions tested their knowledge of finances.

05/03/2014

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Investigative Reporter Says Fewer Graduates Heading To Wall Street

For generations of students at top business schools like Wharton, there was a path of a job at Wall Street’s top firms. The path is still there but an investigative author finds fewer students are taking it.

04/06/2014

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Angie’s List: Important Advice On Jewelry Appraisals

Do you have any valuable pieces of jewelry in your home? When was the last time you had them appraised? In this week’s Angie’s List report, Jim Donovan explains why you might want to get it done soon.

03/17/2014

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Tax Tips For Retirees

With careful planning, you may find yourself paying the IRS much less than you have in years past.

03/03/2014

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5 Tax-Deductible Items You May Have Missed

Who doesn’t want to save a little (or a lot of) extra money at tax time? Claiming all the deductions for which you are eligible can significantly reduce your tax bill.

03/03/2014

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3 On Your Side: Financial Outlook For 2014

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.

01/06/2014

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It’s A New Year — Time To Take Stock Of Your Finances

Now is a good time to take a look at your finances and decide what changes you want to make for 2014.

01/02/2014

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Health Care Administrator Finds Several Degrees Helps Achieve Success In Philadelphia

Susan Cusack did not stop at one degree to achieve the success she’s had in the field, she went on to obtain and Masters and PhD degree.

12/30/2013

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A College Degree Landed This Philadelphia Businesswoman A Rewarding Career

Temple University graduate Lori Reiner’s BBA landed her job working for a top-20 accounting and advisory firm and on the board of several influential committees.

12/30/2013

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Philadelphia Educator Attributes Passion For Learning As Reason For Prosperous Career

A professor at Drexel University attributes her passion for learning for giving her the drive to continue to teach.

12/30/2013

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Financial Expert Says People Overreact To Debt

Ever since the Great recession began, a lot of us have been paying off existing debt and avoiding getting any new loans, but an investment specialist says too many people are too hot or too cold on something that needs to be just right.

09/29/2013

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