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3 On Your Side: Avoiding ATM Fees

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has advice so that you can trim the amount of money you spend to use your money.

10/14/2014

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Corbett, Wolf Joust Over Taxes, Finances In Debate

Corbett cast himself as the candidate who will resist increasing government spending and repeatedly questioned where Wolf would find the money to raise the state’s share of public school spending to 50 percent, plus meet other priorities. For his part, Wolf sought to frame Corbett as failing to capably steer the state’s economy and government finances, while he cut critical funding for public schools.

09/23/2014

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Pay Day Loans Not In Borrower’s Best Interest

Interest rates on pay day loans may approach 200%.

09/18/2014

Elderly Identify Theft: Why Older Americans Are Becoming A Growing Target

In 2013, there were 16,993 reported instances of identity theft crimes that were committed against people 70 years and older.

09/11/2014

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Money Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

Here are the top 10 money mistakes made by men and women before age 30 – and what you can do if you’ve already made them.

09/08/2014

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Tax-Related Identity Theft: The Importance Of Protecting Your Social Security Number

With your social security number, criminals can open accounts in your name, potentially leaving you stuck with fraudulent charges.

09/08/2014

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4 College App

4College lets you access the current cost of more than 2,200 universities and develop a realistic savings plan that will help you afford them.

09/04/2014

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Is Snapchat Really Worth $10 Billion?

Snapchat raised eyebrows last year when the instant messaging service spurned a $3 billion acquisition offer from Facebook (FB). That now looks like a sound business decision.

08/28/2014

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Burnett Hints At Retirement, Will “Probably Not” Pitch Next Season

A.J. Burnett contemplates retirement after his fifth straight loss Tuesday.

08/20/2014

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Nutter Furious Over Lack Of School Funding

Governor Corbett on Monday failed to convince leaders in the House to meet this month and to vote on a two-dollar-a-pack tax on cigarettes.

08/06/2014

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Sentencing For Airline Employee Who Made Skies Friendly…For A Violent Drug Gang

A former US Airways baggage claim handler was sentenced this week to 11 years in prison for his role in a violent drug gang including using his position with the airline to help smuggle drugs and money.

07/26/2014

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Philadelphia Ranked One Of Most Affordable U.S. Cities For A Summer Getaway

Quick, tell all your out of town friends: Philadelphia is one of the least expensive U.S. cities to visit this summer.

06/17/2014

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Survey: Men With Wives Who Make As Much Or More Than They Do Are Happier In The Bedroom

Here’s yet another reason to advocate for equal pay: A new study claims men whose wives make as much or more than they do have hotter sex lives.

06/03/2014

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3 On Your Side: How Much $ Is In Your Wallet?

How much money do you keep in your wallet? As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, Americans are carrying less cash these days, and it’s by choice.

05/16/2014

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XE Currency App

XE’s Currency is a foreign exchange app that helps you track currency conversion rates.

05/15/2014

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