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Claim Your Cash – FREE Search For Money In All 50 States

Did you know that one in every 10 people are owed some sort of unclaimed funds? In our region more than $8 billion dollars are being held by state treasury offices waiting to be claimed – find out if you’re one of them!



3 On Your Side: Why Some People Are Owed Unclaimed Cash

How many times have you thought to yourself, ‘I just wish I had some extra money?’ Well, today might be your lucky day. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan is here to help you claim your cash.


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3 On Your Side: Philly Bike Share Begins April 23

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has the details.


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Shred Event Saturday 4/25 in Philly & King of Prussia

By Jim Donovan: Sb1 Federal Credit Union is holding a shredding day on Saturday, April 25th. Reduce your risk of identity theft. Bring your pile of unneeded personal documents and shred them at no cost […]


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3 On Your Side: Digital Spring Cleaning

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at what should be part of a digital spring cleaning.


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Sabra Recalls 30,000 Cases Of Hummus Due To Possible Listeria Contamination

Listeria is a food-borne illness that can cause high fevers and nausea in minor cases.



ShopSmart’s Secrets for Saving Big at the Supermarket Without Coupons

By Jim Donovan: Clipping coupons can be a chore, but there are secrets to slashing grocery bills without using coupons. The April 2015 issue of ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, uncovers ways to track supermarket sales […]


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3 On Your Side: Contractor Dispute Over Wrong Windows

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us about one woman’s battle to get what she paid for.


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3 On Your Side: Selling To Your Senses

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan explains how the five senses are adding up to stronger sales.



McDonald’s Raising Pay For Workers At Company-Owned Locations

By Jim Donovan: McDonald’s says it’s raising pay for workers at its company-owned U.S. restaurants, making it the latest employer to sweeten worker incentives in an improving economy. Starting in July, the company says wages […]


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NJ & PA Among Most Financially Literate States

By Jim Donovan: National Financial Literacy Month begins today. How financially literate are you? The personal finance website, WalletHub, has released its report on 2015’s Most & Least Financially Literate States, which analyzes financial education […]


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3 On Your Side: New Regulations For Water Heaters

New federal regulations for water heaters go into effect in just a few weeks. The new rules are designed to make the heaters much more efficient.


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Blog: Nearly Half of Americans Are Saving Virtually Nothing

By Jim Donovan: Nearly half of Americans are saving no more than 5% of their incomes, according to a new Bankrate.com report. One in five (18%) are saving nothing at all, plus 28% who are […]


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PA Electricity Supplier May Shell Out $2.3 Million More In Refunds

By Jim Donovan: The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office today announced a proposed settlement with an electric generation supplier accused of deceptively marketing its variable electric rates to Pennsylvania consumers, many of whom filed complaints about […]


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PA Attorney General Sues Drivehere.com, Car Vision and Carvision.com

By Jim Donovan: The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office has filed a lawsuit against three Philadelphia-area car dealerships and their president amid allegations that they sold and leased used cars at inflated prices, used deceptive business […]