Complaints to BBB Against Debt Settlement Companies On the Rise
05/03/2010
NEWS RELEASE
Better Business Bureau is warning financially troubled families to beware of misleading debt settlement companies that claim they can easily reduce or eliminate credit card debt. Since the start of the ..
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BBB “Secure Your ID” Day Attracts 15,000 People Across North America
04/30/2010
Better Business Bureau helped more than 15,000 individuals and small business owners fight identity theft by shredding a record-breaking 480 tons of sensitive paper documents for free at “Secure Your ID..
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New Rules Go Into Effect to Protect Air Travelers
04/21/2010
Complaints to Better Business Bureau about airlines have increased by more than 170 percent in the last five years. Good news is on the horizon, as BBB explains, new rules and regulations go into effect..
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New EPA Rules on Lead-Based Paint Requires Certification and Training by April 22
04/14/2010
NEWS RELEASE
A new Federal rule goes into effect April 22, 2010, to limit the risks of lead poisoning that might result from renovations made to older buildings. The Better Business Bureau warns contractors, renovat..
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BBB Warns that iPad Scammers Are Already at Work
04/07/2010
NEWS RELEASE
Even before the iPad was released to the public, scammers were busy devising ways to take advantage of early adopters. Better Business Bureau warns eager shoppers to stay away from offers to become a “t..
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BBB Small Business Advice: Reduce the Damage Done by a Data Breach
03/30/2010
NEWS RELEASE
While the volume of data breaches declined in 2009, data breaches at businesses—as opposed to the government or non-profit sector—are on the rise. Better Business Bureau recommends that small business o..
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Don’t Get Duped When Selling Your Timeshare
03/17/2010
In a tough economy, struggling families look for ways to reduce their expenses. One popular option is to unload any timeshares so they can recoup their investment and stop paying maintenance fees. Many ..
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Lifelock Pays $12 Million to Settle Deceptive Advertising Charges
03/11/2010
NEWS RELEASE
Thirty five states have reached an agreement with LifeLock, Inc. to settle charges that the company used deceptive advertising charges. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced the agreement yesterd..
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Top Five Reasons to Fill Out the 2010 Census Form
03/10/2010
Every ten years the US federal government is required to count every man woman and child in the country. Not surprisingly, the census is a massive undertaking requiring the work of more than a million p..
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National Consumer Protection Week: Find out how BBB can help you become a savvier consumer
03/03/2010
March 7 is the kickoff to National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) and Better Business Bureau is a proud supporter of this nationwide effort to educate the public on how to become savvier consumers. For..
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