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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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City Officials: Pay Your Water Bill Or Risk Shut Off

According to a release from the City, the end of the winter moratorium for shut-offs is March 31st. Beginning April 1st, those with past due bills of $75 or more and are past due two or more billing periods may have their water turned off.

03/13/2014

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Should You E-File Or See A Tax Specialist For Your Returns?

When it comes to figuring your taxes, should you rely on software or turn to a pro?

03/03/2014

Electronic Tax Filing

Best E-Filing Programs For Tax Returns

Forget the stress of tax season by using one of these e-filing programs.

03/03/2014

Taxes

5 Tips For Doing Your Own Taxes

Save money — and maximize your refund — with these tips for doing your taxes all on you own.

03/03/2014

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Study: Philly Residents Not The Best At Saving Money

Philly, you’re good at a lot of things, but according to a new study saving money may not be one of them.

02/24/2014

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Brotherly Love: Repair Angel

Scott Carter of Downingtown owns Scott Carter Enterprise, an auto repair shop. He knows how important a working car is.

02/18/2014

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3 On Your Side: Saving Money At The Movies

It’s a perfect time to catch all of the big pictures of the year before the Academy Awards are given out. But all that movie-going can empty a wallet fast, so 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has some advice to trim costs.

01/24/2014

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3 On Your Side: Chase Limits Debit Card Use Due To Target Hacking

As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us, at least one big bank is not taking any chances and some last-minute shoppers may be frozen in their tracks because of the security breach.

12/23/2013

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3 On Your Side: Consumer Data Agencies Are Watching You

3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan shows you how to check out if you’ve got a record.

12/05/2013

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Resisting The Urge To Overspend When Shopping For Gifts

The Christmas shopping season can be a perilous time for families struggling with credit issues, but Philadelphia’s Financial Empowerment Centers can help.

11/29/2013

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Philadelphia CPA Shares Tips For Protecting Your Identity When Shopping Online

On this Black Friday, not everyone is braving the crowds at the mall. Many are getting their deals online.

11/29/2013

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Adobe Hacked, Customer Financial Info Exposed

Adobe Systems Inc. said a cyberattack on its systems has exposed credit-card information of 2.9 million customers.

10/04/2013

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3 On Your Side: Saving On Children’s Birthday Parties

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has advice on curbing costs and teaching kids some important money lessons.

08/14/2013

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