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3 On Your Side: Seniors Continue To Be Targeted In Grandparent Scams

It’s one of the more popular scams out there: So-called “grandparent scams” that target the elderly. As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, it appears there’s no end in sight.

05/29/2013

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Study: Insurance Discounts Motivate Weight Loss Among Obese Adults

A new study says that after a health insurance company told obese people to start exercising or pay more, most got active.

05/09/2013

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Bucks County Woman Returns $30K She Found In Old Clothes

A suburban Philadelphia resident says she found $30,000 in cash in the pockets of some clothes given to her after an elderly woman died— and returned the money to the woman’s family.

03/27/2013

Money Saving Apps

3 On Your Side: Smartphone Apps That Save You Money

3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan rounds up apps to save you cash from the supermarket to the gas pump.

03/04/2013

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Jackpot Dreams Slipping Away For One Lucky Lottery Winner

The clock is ticking for the winner of a Pennsylvania Lottery jackpot-winning Cash 5 ticket worth $325,000 from last year’s March 18, 2012 drawing.

03/04/2013

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EXCLUSIVE: Good Samaritan Finds Envelope Of Cash In Narberth, Turns It In To Police

Britt Benner found more than just snow when she went outside her Narberth home to shovel a couple weeks ago.

03/01/2013

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Green$treet$: Unleash The Loot! App

Teaching kids about fiscal responsibility can be an uphill battle. Green$treets targets 5-8 year olds with a fun way to teach not only how to budget, but some ecological lessons as well.

02/13/2013

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2 Men In New Jersey Charged In Scam With Money Dyed Black

Officials say two men have been charged in New Jersey in connection to a scam in which worthless paper dyed black was portrayed as real money and sold to people if they paid to have the dye removed.

02/06/2013

School District Payouts

I-Team: Supposedly Strapped For Cash Philadelphia School District Paying Out Big Checks To Workers

The School District of Philadelphia is strapped for cash, yet the CBS 3 I-Team found it is spending tens of millions of dollars a year – your tax money – on a big perk payout: letting workers cash in on unused vacation, personal and sick days.

01/31/2013

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NCAA Doesn’t Plan To Spend $12 Million From Penn State Consent Agreement

A spokesman for the organization said Thursday it won’t spend the money before a third-party administrator is appointed, and until then the money is being held in an independent account it doesn’t control.

01/17/2013

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3 On Your Side: Deadline To Sign Up For Electronic Federal Benefit Payments

As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan reminds us, the U.S. Department of Treasury is going paperless. The move is supposed to save taxpayers $1 billion over 10 years, but that now means that benefit recipients have a decision to make.

01/14/2013

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Residents Have Concerns As NJ Announces Federal $$ For 3 Sandy Projects

Hundreds of residents of Little Egg Harbor Township, NJ, who are still dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, attended a town meeting Friday night that featured a question and answer session with officials from FEMA.

01/05/2013

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Cashing A Postdated Check

Don’t give a postdated check to someone unless you call your bank first or really trust the person to whom you’re giving it.

12/27/2012

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Giants’ World Series Share A Record $377,003

A full postseason share for the World Series champion San Francisco Giants was worth a record $377,003.

11/26/2012

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Brigantine Family Upset Over Fees And Fines, Despite Uninhabitable Rental

Sandy’s wake left behind more than just a mangled mess of ruined drywall and soaked furniture. It’s now putting renters and landlords at odds over who should pay.

11/09/2012

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