Are Free Trial Offers Really Free?
02/18/2016
NEWS RELEASE
For centuries, consumers have believed when they were told something was 'Free' that it really was. Not always true in today's world. Free trial offers are used by many companies to sell everything from..
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Vanity Pitches – Don’t Believe the Hype!
02/16/2016
NEWS RELEASE
If you are a professional in your field or an honors student you may be offered the chance to appear in a vanity publication. You may be told that your name and accomplishments will be displayed in a pu..
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Rental Listing Scams
02/05/2016
NEWS RELEASE
Are you moving, going on a well-deserved vacation, or maybe your son or daughter just got accepted to college and you are trying to find them the perfect rental close to campus. “A real steal! 1,400 sq..
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Valentine Day Scams
01/29/2016
NEWS RELEASE
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, the Better Business Bureau advises people looking to start new relationships to watch out for romance scams. This is a scheme wherein unscrupulous individual..
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IRS Phone Scam Still Demanding Money or Jail Time
01/15/2016
NEWS RELEASE
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) and many local police departments are again warning consumers about a phone scam that is demanding money and threatening jail time. Agencies are still receiving phone ca..
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New Year, New Budget
01/08/2016
NEWS RELEASE
Many people start the new year with leftover debt from the previous year, and additional interest month after month just makes the problem worse as the year goes on. If one of your resolutions is to cre..
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BBB tips on joining a gym
01/01/2016
NEWS RELEASE
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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Everyone wants your stuff
12/23/2015
NEWS RELEASE
Charitable giving and goodwill is on everyone’s mind this time of the year and I am sometimes asked, “How can I get the most out of my charitable contributions?” I have discussed monetary donations on ..
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Are you affected by the latest government data breach?
12/18/2015
NEWS RELEASE
The U.S. government's Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has been notifying those affected by a recent cyber security breach that their personal data was compromised. Unfortunately, scammers are also ..
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Make Sure Your Holiday Giving is Wise Giving
12/11/2015
NEWS RELEASE
December is a critical fundraising month for charities. Many people make year-end gifts for tax reasons, or to extend the spirit of thanksgiving and generosity to those less fortunate. BBB offers a few ..
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