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Sumptus App

The Sumptus app can help you set and keep to a budget, letting you analyze your spending both through lists and in pie-chart form.

12/22/2014

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Spending In Pa.’s 2014 Campaign For Governor Tops $82M

The record spending in Pennsylvania’s 2014 gubernatorial race has now surpassed $82 million.

12/04/2014

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Philadelphia Region Apparently Filled With Scrooges When It Comes To Donating To Charity

A new report reveals that while the United States is the world’s most charitable country, residents of Delaware, Pennsylvania and especially New Jersey aren’t quite as giving as those in other regions of the country.

12/04/2014

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Average Thanksgiving Dinner In Philly Costs About $3 Less Than National Average

That’s apparently because a 16-pound turkey costs about $2.21 less here than elsewhere. Other items that are cheaper in Philly include sweet potatoes, pumpkin pie mix and green peas.

11/25/2014

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My Car Cost App

There’s a lot more to buying a car than what you give a dealer – and the MyCarCost app can help you figure it out.

11/11/2014

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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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Corbett, Wolf Joust Over Taxes, Finances In Debate

Corbett cast himself as the candidate who will resist increasing government spending and repeatedly questioned where Wolf would find the money to raise the state’s share of public school spending to 50 percent, plus meet other priorities. For his part, Wolf sought to frame Corbett as failing to capably steer the state’s economy and government finances, while he cut critical funding for public schools.

09/23/2014

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Pay Day Loans Not In Borrower’s Best Interest

Interest rates on pay day loans may approach 200%.

09/18/2014

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Money Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

Here are the top 10 money mistakes made by men and women before age 30 – and what you can do if you’ve already made them.

09/08/2014

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When Thinking Of Retiring, Expert Says Plan Ahead

It’s never too early to plan for retirement according to Alan Schapire of Convergent Financial Advisors in Media.

09/07/2014

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NJ Sen. Lesniak To Gov. Christie: Stop Campaigning And Pay Attention To State’s Fiscal Issues

Dom Giordano talked to New Jersey State Senator Raymond Lesniak about his proposal to raise taxes on individuals who make over $350,000 annually, but to repeal the state’s estate tax.

06/17/2014

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Survey: Men With Wives Who Make As Much Or More Than They Do Are Happier In The Bedroom

Here’s yet another reason to advocate for equal pay: A new study claims men whose wives make as much or more than they do have hotter sex lives.

06/03/2014

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Survey: ‘Highly-disciplined’ Financial Planners Happier In Retirement

Want to be happy in your retirement? Plan ahead.

04/18/2014

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3 On Your Side: Credit Union Gives Students Jump Start In Managing Finances

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan visits one Delaware County high school where students are getting a jump start in managing their own finances.

04/07/2014

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IRS: Employee Allegedly Took Home Personal Info On 20K Workers

Almost all the employees worked at IRS offices in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. The information dates back to at least 2007.

03/18/2014

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