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3 On Your Side: College Identity Theft Advice

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has some advice for keeping personal data safe on campus.

5 hours ago

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UPS Stores Hit By Computer Virus, Cherry Hill One Of Them

By Jim Donovan Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores in 24 states, including a store […]

10 hours ago

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3 On Your Side: New Vehicle Technology That Could Save Lives

The government says nearly 1,100 lives could be saved every year with cars that “talk” to each other. 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan looks at the push for V2V, or vehicle to vehicle, technology.

08/20/2014

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NHTSA Offers Online Vehicle Recall Check

By Jim Donovan: Sometimes trying to find out if you have an outstanding recall on your car, truck or SUV is easier said than done. But now the U.S. government is offering a free online […]

08/20/2014

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Egg Harbor Township Hotel To Pay $64k For Price Gouging During Sandy

By Jim Donovan: The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs today announced that Amy Hotels, LLC, d/b/a “Econo Lodge” (“Amy Hotels”) in Egg Harbor Township, has agreed to pay $64,543.96 to resolve the State’s allegations […]

08/20/2014

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College-Bound? Consider Renters Insurance

Parents: Consider Renter’s Insurance for Your College-Bound Students The Pennsylvania Insurance Department is offering tips for protecting students and their property while away at school. By Jim Donovan: Are you or maybe one of your […]

08/19/2014

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3 On Your Side: Locking Your Credit & Debit Cards

3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at how you can turn your cards on and off remotely.

08/18/2014

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3 On Your Side: Bankrate Report Finds 36% Of Americans Have No Retirement Savings

How much money do you have saved for retirement? If the answer is nothing, you’re not alone.

08/18/2014

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36% Of Americans Haven’t Saved Anything For Retirement

By Jim Donovan PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Over a third of all Americans (36%) have not saved any money for retirement, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. Sixty-nine percent of 18-29 year-olds haven’t saved […]

08/18/2014

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3 On Your Side: Barclays Bank Phone Scam Making Rounds In Our Region

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us this one involves a recorded message saying there is a problem with your debit or credit card.

08/15/2014

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3 On Your Side: Robin Williams’ Death Prompts Click-Jacking Warning

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan shows you how to avoid becoming a victim of click-jacking.

08/14/2014

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3 On Your Side: Store Credit Card Interest Rate 8 Points Higher Than Average Credit Card

If you’re doing back-to-school shopping, you’ll likely be faced with an offer or a store credit card. A survey found the interest rates may cost consumers more than they anticipate. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan looks at the pros and the cons.

08/14/2014

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Suit Claims South Jersey Puppy Dealer Sold Sick Dogs

By Jim Donovan: The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has filed suit against Jessica Durkin, d/b/a “Prada Puppies,” of Salem, a puppy dealer who allegedly sold sick pets to consumers. The State alleges that […]

08/14/2014

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Blog: Staples 110% Back-To-School Price Match

By Jim Donovan: Need back-to-school supplies? You may want to check out Staples. For a limited time the retailer is offering a 110% Back to School Price Match Guarantee. Customers will receive an additional 10% […]

08/14/2014

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ShopSmart Advice To Avoid Shopping Pitfalls

By Jim Donovan: Misleading discounts, bogus deals, and sales that can cost consumers big bucks. They’re just some of the shopping scams and bum deals recently uncovered by ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports. In its September […]

08/12/2014

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