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3 On Your Side: Added Benefits When Using Credit/Debit Cards

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at potentially priceless perks just in time for shopping season

11/24/2014

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JetBlue To Change Ticket Options, Free Bag Check Goes Away

By Jim Donovan: If you travel on JetBlue, beginning next year you may need to shell out some extra money if you decide to check luggage at the last minute. The airline said Wednesday that […]

11/19/2014

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Penalties Rise If You Don’t Have Health Insurance In 2015

By Jim Donovan: We’re just days into open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) and while people begin reviewing their health insurance coverage options I wanted to be sure that everyone was aware […]

11/18/2014

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Wells Fargo To Host Home Preservation Workshop Thursday 11/20

By Jim Donovan: Wells Fargo is hosting a free Home Preservation Workshop for customers who may be facing financial hardships and unable to pay their mortgage. The event will be held on Thursday, November 20 […]

11/17/2014

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3 On Your Side: Healthcare.gov Enrollment Begins Saturday

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan looks at the expectations, and what consumers need to know.

11/13/2014

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3 On Your Side: Data Breaches Not Changing Most Shoppers’ Habits

Most Americans know about large data breaches that have affected a number of retailers, banks and online sites over the past year. But Jim Donovan finds, that’s not changing the majority of shoppers’ habits.

11/12/2014

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Shoppers Get Free Pie Samples as Manna Reaches Homestretch of Annual Fundraiser

Just in time for Thanksgiving dinner, why not get a nice pie for dessert? And do some good while you’re at it!

11/06/2014

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Bottom Dollar Shutting Down, Locations Sold To ALDI

By Jim Donovan The parent company of Bottom Dollar Food stores, Delhaize Group, has announced that it is selling its 66 store locations to ALDI Inc. Bottom Dollar Food anticipates all stores will remain open […]

11/06/2014

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Blog: Junior League Hosts Whale Of A Sale This Saturday In New Castle

By Jim Donovan: The Junior League of Wilmington Delaware will host their 33rd Whale of a Sale this Saturday, November 8. This bi-annual event is a “Super Bowl” of a garage sale with treasures from […]

11/05/2014

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Blog: GameStop To Hire 1,000 Holiday Workers In Philly Region

By Jim Donovan: GameStop is the latest retailer to announce holiday hiring plans. GameStop says it will be hiring 25,000 workers across the U.S. this holiday season, including opening up over 1,000 jobs in the […]

10/29/2014

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3 On Your Side: The Most Reliable Vehicles

3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan looks at the rankings and has tells us about a popular feature that’s being blamed as a big problem in new vehicles.

10/28/2014

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Blog: Best Time For Shopping Bargains

By Jim Donovan: Sometimes waiting to shop at a specific time can lead to big savings. In the November issue of ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, experts share the best times for shoppers to look for […]

10/28/2014

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3 On Your Side: Deciphering Confusing Car Buying Jargon

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, the terms used in automotive ads and on the car lot, may be confusing.

10/27/2014

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Blog: Shred/Recycling Event Saturday 11/1 For Burlington Co. Residents

By Jim Donovan: Burlington County residents will have one last opportunity this year to shred confidential documents and safely dispose of computers, TVs, and more on Saturday, November 1st from 9 am – 1 pm. […]

10/27/2014

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Philadelphia Inquirer & Daily News Warn Of Subscription Scam

By Jim Donovan: I recently alerted CBS 3 viewers about a subscription scam involving the New York Times, well now the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News are warning subscribers about fraudulent renewal notices too. The […]

10/24/2014

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