BBB Alerts Consumers about U.S. Census Workers: Be Cooperative, But Cautious!
05/28/2009
For years, Better Business Bureau has educated consumers about not giving out personal information over the telephone or to anyone who shows up at their front door. With the U.S. Census process beginni..
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Millions of Credit Card Holders Could Experience Hike in Interest Rate; BBB Advice on Keeping Rat..
05/12/2009
Anyone who has recently seen the interest rates on their credit cards more than double isn’t alone. Citing economic conditions, American Express, Bank of America, Citibank, Capital One, and HSBC are rai..
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BBB on How to Stand Out From the Crowd at a Job Fair
04/22/2009
With unemployment rates climbing to double digits in some states, job hunters are turning out in record numbers at job fairs hoping to make a good impression and get back into the workforce. Competition..
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BBB Warns Small Business Owners to Beware of Telephone Relay Fraud
04/22/2009
Better Business Bureau warns small business owners that reports of scammers plying their trade through telephone relay services — typically used by the hearing impaired to make phone calls — are croppin..
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BBB Advice on Purchasing Wedding Insurance; Avoid Being Jilted at the Altar by Bankrupt Vendors
04/15/2009
With the number of commercial bankruptcies on the rise, some brides and grooms are getting burned by bankrupt vendors. Because of the weak economy, couples might want to consider wedding insurance and B..
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BBB Warns Cash Gifting Pyramid Schemes Flourishing Online
04/15/2009
Online promotions promising easy wealth by joining a cash gifting program or gifting club are flourishing on the Internet. With many families struggling to make ends meet in the current economy, Better ..
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BBB says Buyer Beware when Clicking on Facebook Ads
04/02/2009
Better Business Bureau is advising social networkers to read the fine print when responding to ads on Facebook or other social networking sites because the large print doesn’t always tell the whole stor..
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FICO 08 is here! The equation for consumer credit scores has changed.
03/06/2009
The way consumer credit scores are calculated has changed. The Fair Isaac Corp. – creator of the FICO score – announced on January 29 that their new scoring model for determining credit scores, dubbed F..
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BBB on Differences Between Debt Consolidation, Debt Negotiation and Debt Elimination Plans
03/05/2009
Consumers are being battered on all fronts and offers from companies to help get them out of debt are extremely tempting in troubling times.
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The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act – BBB Explains the Benefits for Small Business Owners
03/05/2009
On February 17, President Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act—an economic stimulus plan totaling $787 billion in federal spending and tax cuts.
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