Jim Donovan

(credit: CBS 3)

3 On Your Side: Online Dating Scams Often Target Seniors

Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, many of those being targeted by online dating scams are senior citizens.


File photo. (Credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

3 On Your Side: Parents Out-Of-Pocket Spending Is #1 Source Of College Funding

An annual report finds families spent a lot more to send students to college this past academic year.


(credit: CBS 3)

Popularity Of Adult Coloring Books Is On The Rise

3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan finds, adult coloring has become extremely popular in recent months.


(credit: CBS 3)

3 On Your Side: Home Inventory Apps

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at an easy way to make sure your property is protected.


(credit: CBS 3)

3 On Your Side: Things To Know About Tenderized Meat

Jim Donovan shares some information on what you need to know about tenderized meat products.


(credit: CBS 3)

3 On Your Side: Wire BBQ Grill Brush Bristles May Pose Injury Risk

Plan on grilling out this holiday weekend? One man’s favorite burger sent him to a hospital.


(credit: CBS 3)

3 On Your Side: Phishing Websites Target Pre-Paid Debit Card Users

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan shares a way crooks are stealing money when people reload their cards.


File photo: JetBlue planes sit at their gates. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Blog: Jet Blue Begins Charging For Checked Luggage Today

By Jim Donovan: I told you about this in November, but now you really need to pay attention. Beginning today Jet Blue customers who purchase the airline’s lowest tier of fares (known as blue fares) […]



Blog: Best Credit Cards For Travel Insurance

By Jim Donovan: With the summer travel season in full swing, CardHub today released its 2015 Travel Insurance Report, which examines the coverage that the most popular credit cards provide for things like trip interruptions, […]


file photo (credit GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)

3 On Your Side: Best Jobs For The Future

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at jobs that are best poised for growth now, and in the long term.



Blog: Get 50% Off At Men’s Wearhouse By Donating To Suit Drive

By Jim Donovan: Men’s Wearhouse is in the midst of its eighth annual National Suit Drive, an initiative that collects donations of gently-used professional attire for unemployed Americans. Clothing collected at Men’s Wearhouse stores between […]


(File photo.  Credit: CBS)

PPL Warns Customers of Scam Calls

By Jim Donovan: PPL Electric Utilities says it’s seeing a spike in scam calls where customers are threatened with getting their power shut off unless they make an immediate payment. PPL sent this note out […]


(credit: CBS 3)

3 On Your Side: Refunds On Tap For Beck’s Beer Drinkers

Anheuser-Busch has reached a preliminary settlement in a class-action lawsuit over the labeling of their Beck’s beer.



lululemon Recalls Women’s Tops

By Jim Donovan: Lululemon is recalling 133,000 women’s tops because of concerns related to the draw strings. The recalled tops have an elastic draw cord with hard metal or plastic tips in the hood or […]


(credit: CBS 3)

3 On Your Side: FREE Access To Consumers’ Checkbook Tree Service Ratings

It happens after every big storm. You have a tree that falls in your yard, on your house, or is on top of your car and someone knocks on your door offering to get rid of it. Well you don’t want to hire just anyone.