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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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3 On Your Side: Online & Mobile Banking On The Rise

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan looks at the findings and offers some helpful advice for keeping transactions secure.

08/12/2013

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No Shocker Here: Survey Shows Millennials Less Financially Independent Than In Years Past

It may not be a surprise, but it is troubling: Americans in their 20s are less financially independent than they were two years ago.

08/01/2013

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Piglet App

It’s hard to keep track of a budget sometimes. Piglet does the heavy lifting, helping you set spending limits to get out of debt.

07/23/2013

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3 On Your Side: Long Term Car Loans Picking Up Traction

As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, for some still struggling to make ends meet, longer term loans, particularly on new cars, are gaining traction.

06/25/2013

Money Saving Apps

3 On Your Side: Smartphone Apps That Save You Money

3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan rounds up apps to save you cash from the supermarket to the gas pump.

03/04/2013

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Casino Regulator: Revel Seeks Help With Finances

Revel was supposed to help the struggling Atlantic City market turn around. Instead, it is the struggling casino-hotel that needs help turning around.

02/13/2013

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3 On Your Side: Deadline To Sign Up For Electronic Federal Benefit Payments

As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan reminds us, the U.S. Department of Treasury is going paperless. The move is supposed to save taxpayers $1 billion over 10 years, but that now means that benefit recipients have a decision to make.

01/14/2013

Lending

Renovation Lending

For more on Renovation Lending, visit: http://www.anniemacrenovationlending.com

01/02/2013

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Anaylsis: Merry Cliff-Mas

A composite view of seven Republican house lawmakers is that 38 ultraconservatives torpedoed John Boehner’s plan to a vote on a bill that was already rejected by Senate leadership but one that he tried to use as a bargaining chip.

12/22/2012

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