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(A shopper peruses holiday merchandise at a JC Penney store in King of Prussia, Pa.  Credit: Jim Melwert)

Across Delaware Valley, Last-Minute Shoppers Out In Droves

Seventeen-million of us are out holiday shopping today, according to a Consumer Reports survey.

12/24/2012

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Top 10 Don’ts That Will Keep Pets Safe During The Holidays

The holiday season poses dangers for your pets and many might at first seem to be kindnesses.

12/16/2012

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NJ Officials: Lottery Tickets Bad Bet For Kids’ Gifts

Buying lottery tickets as holiday gifts is okay, but the New Jersey Council on Compulsive Gambling says not if the recipient is a child.

12/11/2012

Senator Bob Casey speaks at a press conference on the Gift Card Consumer Protection Act. (Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Senator Casey Sponsors Bill To Ensure Gift Cards Don’t Lose Value

Pennsylvania U.S. Senator Bob Casey is co-sponsoring a bill to help consumers get what they’re paying for, buying gift cards.

12/11/2012

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Facebook’s New Gift Store

There are many ways to shop this holiday season. You can go online or you can go to the mall. But have you ever thought of going to Facebook for gifts?

12/04/2012

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3 On Your Side Toy Test: Toys Under $25

Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at the top toys priced under $25.

11/22/2012

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Consumer Safety Organizations Rank Worst Toys Of 2012

World Against Toys Causing Harm, or W.A.T.C.H., has released the nominations for its annual list of the “10 Worst Toys.”

11/20/2012

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3 On Your Side: Toy Test Results

The results of Jim Donovan’s 3 On Your Side Toy Test are in!

11/19/2012

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Navigate Tricky Gift Return Policies After The Holidays

The holiday season has arrived and with it the efforts to find the perfect gifts for loved ones. As the hunt for gifts gets going, so does the dread of returning the thoughtful presents that are just not the right fit. Follow these tips to get through the season of returns.

11/13/2012

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3 On Your Side: Save Money For Holiday Shopping

It’s as much of an American tradition as holiday shopping: post-holiday debt. But as 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, trimming some costs right now can help consumers stash some cash before Black Friday.

10/09/2012

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Facebook Rolls Out Another New Feature

Facebook is once again revolutionizing the way we communicate with social media. It’s unveiled a new feature that will let you send real, tangible gifts to your friends.

09/28/2012

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Toys R Us Releases Annual ‘Hot Toy’ List For The Holidays

It’s still technically summer, but for some it’s not too soon to think about what the kiddies will want for the holidays.

09/19/2012

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Prizes Are Taxable

When does winning actually wind up costing? When you have to pay the IRS.

06/26/2012

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Top Mother’s Day Gifts In Philadelphia

Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate and appreciate your mom, so it’s important to choose an amazing gift that will be sure to put a smile on her face.

05/08/2012

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The Karma App

Ever realized at the very last minute that you’ve forgotten to buy a gift? With the Karma app, you’re covered.

05/08/2012

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