BBB Advises Cash-Strapped Small Business Owners Against Using Shelf Corporations to Deceive Banks..
08/14/2009
While businesses find it increasingly more difficult to qualify for loans and lines of credits, small business owners are resorting to applying for loans from behind the façade of shelf corporations. Be..
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Don’t Fall for the Deceptive Pitch of a Door-to-Door Alarm Salesman
08/14/2009
Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to be extremely cautious when answering the door to traveling alarm system salespersons. BBB has received complaints from homeowners across North America who ..
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BBB Advises Used Car Shoppers: Do Your Research or You Could Be Buying a Stolen car
08/14/2009
As more families look to stretch their dollar, buying a used car, instead of new, is increasingly popular. Unfortunately, some law enforcement are reporting that VIN cloning—which targets used car buyer..
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BBB Warns Against Twitter Money-Making Schemes
08/14/2009
Through Tweets, e-mail and Web sites, job hunters are being told that they can make lots of money from the comfort of home using Twitter and Better Business Bureau warns that the large print for such of..
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BBB Small Business Advice: How to Avoid Six Common Advertising Offenses
06/08/2009
Small business owners often have to add the title of Advertising and Marketing Director to their long list of duties and may not be aware of the various laws regarding common advertising claims. Creatin..
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Beware BBB Imposters: BBB warns against Craigslist ads offering BBB Buyers Protection
06/04/2009
Better Business Bureaus across the country are receiving reports of a new scam on Craigslist that deceives buyers by falsely claiming BBB accreditation and participation in a phony buyer’s protection pr..
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Take Advantage of Energy-Saving Tax Credits for Your Home
06/04/2009
Home improvement season is here and Better Business Bureau is offering advice on how to take advantage of tax credits being offered by the Federal government while increasing home energy efficiency and..
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Effect of GM Bankruptcy Filing on BBB AUTO LINE Cases
06/03/2009
Bankruptcy court decides GM may honor its warranties, including BBB AUTO LINE.
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BBB Advice on What do to if Your Local Car Dealer Closes
06/03/2009
Both General Motors and Chrysler have announced that they are effectively closing nearly a total of 2,000 dealerships across the country by not renewing their franchising contracts. In the wake of the a..
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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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