Grandparents Across North America Fall Victim to Scammers Posing as their Grandchildren
02/25/2010
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Arlington VA - February 10, 2010 – Well-meaning senior citizens who think they are helping a grandchild in distress are becoming victims of another wave of the so-called “Grandparent Scam,” warns Bette..
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Teach Your Kids How to Stay Safe on Social Networks
02/25/2010
Social networking sites can provide a secure way for kids to connect with each other, but they can also be exploited for any number of nefarious purposes.
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New Credit Card Regulations Kick In; BBB explains what it means to you
02/05/2010
Credit card holders can circle February 22 on their calendar as the day when new consumer protections laid out in the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 kick in.
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New Lottery Scam Fraudulently Claims to Be From Better Business Bureau
02/05/2010
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BBB warns that a new scam is fraudulently using the organization’s name in order to steal tens of thousands of dollars from victims who are led to believe they have won a lottery.
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Haiti Needs Our Help, But Give Wisely
01/14/2010
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Many people want to help Haiti after their devastating earthquake by making donations. Your BBB warns that fraudulent donation requests and charities are very likely to emerge.
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Charities Providing Haiti Earthquake Relief
01/14/2010
View a list of national charities that are seeking to provide assistance in response to the earthquake in Haiti.
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Millions of Credit Card Holders are Experiencing Hikes in Interest Rate; BBB Advice on Keeping Ra..
01/14/2010
Citing economic conditions, American Express, Bank of America, Citibank, Capital One, and HSBC are raising rates on potentially millions of credit card holders. Fortunately though, there are a few step..
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BBB Warns That Peel Inc. Has 1,300 Complaints In A Year
01/07/2010
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The BBB warns consumers that Peel, Inc., of Evanston, Ill., an operator of multiple websites, has sparked 1,300 complaints in the last year from consumers nationwide.
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Out of Work? The U.S. Census Bureau is Hiring Nationwide
01/07/2010
The national unemployment rate is hovering around 10 percent, but the good news is that the upcoming 2010 Census will create hundreds of thousands of temporary, part-time jobs across the United States.
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Top 10 Scams and Rip-Offs of 2009
12/10/2009
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Top 10 Scams and Rip-offs of 2009
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