Home Contractors: Tip-offs to Potential Rip-offs
01/16/2015
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Believe it or not, spring will be here before long. This is a time when many peoples’ fancies turn to ….home improvement! Whether you are planning a small repair project, like repaving your driveway, or..
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IRS Phone Scam Demanding Money or Jail Time
01/09/2015
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As we start gearing up for the busy tax season, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) is again warning consumers about a phone scam that is demanding money and threatening jail time.
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Ten Questions to Ask Before Joining a Gym
01/05/2015
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Losing weight is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions after the gluttony of the holiday season. If you’re pledging to lose some pounds this year by joining a gym, the Better Business Bureau rec..
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New Year’s Resolution: Avoid These Scams
12/29/2014
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While making your New Year’s resolutions list, did you include goals on budgeting and spending wisely?  The Better Business Bureau encourages consumers to take charge of their finances, shop and buy wis..
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Refunds and Exchanges: What to Know
12/19/2014
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Did you know that refund and exchange policies are not required by law? In fact, retailers offer refund policies as a voluntary practice. There are no laws that require merchants to offer refunds, excha..
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Tis the Season to be Giving
12/11/2014
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Charities received more than $335 billion in donations in 2013, with the vast majority coming from private individuals. Americans are very generous people, and their spirit of giving soars during the ho..
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Is that letter from Santa a scam?
12/05/2014
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The holiday season is here, and so are the scams. Watch out for fraudulent websites offering "Letters from Santa." Some of these sites promise a custom letter from the man at the North Pole but don't de..
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Purchasing a puppy over the Holidays? Check your list twice
11/25/2014
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What could be more charming than surprising the kids with a puppy under the Christmas tree? Not so fast! The Better Business Bureau is advising consumers to think twice before investing in and giving a ..
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BBB Advises Consumers on Handling Debt Collectors—both Legitimate and Phony
11/20/2014
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With recent actions by federal prosecutors against rouge debt collection companies, many consumers are even more suspicious of those calls asking about a past debt. Consumers who do owe money or are beh..
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Black Friday Shopping Tips
11/19/2014
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If you are going to brave the crowds on Black Friday, you’re not alone but make sure your time and money is well spent. Black Friday is a day that many shoppers live for, and the BBB’s past experience t..
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