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3 On Your Side: Kiplinger’s Pick For Best Rewards Cards

Do you prefer points or getting cash-back? When it comes to reward cards – most sound like a great deal. But which one is best for you? 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan take a look at what’s available.


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Blog: Mother’s Day Freebies

By Jim Donovan:  Just in case it slips your mind, remember this Sunday, May 12th  is Mother’s Day.  Have you gotten your mom a card or gift yet?  Well in recognition of the special day, several […]


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Blog: 10 Good Things To Do With Your Tax Refund

By Jim Donovan:  If you have a tax refund check coming your way, consider using it to bolster your personal balance sheet.  The average refund has been around $3,000 for the past two years, a […]


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BLOG: Top 200 Colleges Based On Value

By Jim Donovan:  Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has announced its list of Best Values in Private Colleges for 2012-2013, based on outstanding academics and great economic value. Yale, Rice and Princeton took the top spots for […]



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.



3 On Your Side: Top Money Challenges in 2011

So what impacted your bottom line in 2011? With the economy still shaky, the stock market rocky, and loans still tough to come by, 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds that many faced financial challenges this past year.