Protect Yourself from Investment Scams
10/08/2012
NEWS RELEASE
Before you invest your earnings, it is important to check for scams and verify credibility of the investment firm. Ask questions, research the company, reach out to local investment firms and advisers ..
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In an Emergency, When Seconds Count, Know Where to Turn
09/19/2012
September is National Preparedness Month and what better time to ensure your family’s emergency readiness than with a month dedicated to your safety. Knowing what to do before, during and after an emerg..
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Grandparent Scams are on the Rise – Do you Know the Red Flags?
09/12/2012
NEWS RELEASE
Sunday, September 9th was National Grandparents Day and as many celebrated this day with the grandparents that we love, it’s important to take the time to educate our loved ones on the scams that target..
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Don’t Let Election Scammers Count on Your Support This Election Season
09/12/2012
NEWS RELEASE
Scammers are already gearing up for this year’s Presidential election, from robocalls offering a “free cruise” for taking a political survey, to promises that President Obama will pay your utility bill...
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Beware of Fraudulent Credit Card “Protection” Offers
07/19/2012
NEWS RELEASE
The thought of someone getting their hands on your credit cards and charging hundreds, even thousands of dollars, is alarming. There are companies out there that are trying to ease such fears by offerin..
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Don’t Lose Your Cash to Enticing Investment Offers
07/17/2012
NEWS RELEASE
Earlier this week a consumer sought the BBB’s assistance after losing $90,000 to an investment scam. Inve..
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Are You Inundated with Prescreened Credit Offers?
07/12/2012
NEWS RELEASE
Prescreened or pre-approved offers for new credit card accounts and insurance policies are a staple in many people’s mailboxes. Some folks chuck them without even opening the envelope; others carefull..
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In-Ground Swimming Pools Can Be a Major Investment
05/17/2012
Warm weather is here and many consumers are considering an in-ground swimming pool. Whether you are a practical consumer or an extravagant dreamer, seeking a tropical paradise with tumbling waterfall, t..
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Be An Educated Consumer: Know the Danger Signals of Scams
04/26/2012
NEWS RELEASE
After seeing numerous consumers become victims to ruthless con artist each year, I always like to encourage everyone to think about how you can become a more educated consumer. While schemes and scams t..
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Don’t Get Duped by the Grandparent Scam
04/22/2012
NEWS RELEASE
There is a scam that continues to grow that preys on the emotions of seniors who want nothing more than to ensure the safety of their grandchildren. The BBB continues to receive reports about grandparen..
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