Beware of Paving Scams
06/27/2013
NEWS RELEASE
Warm weather is a sign of a couple of things to come. One, mild temperatures may unfortunately be gone for a few months, and two, summer scams may be around the corner. A common scam that tends to surfa..
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Summer Smarts: Keep Your Home Safe While You Are Away
06/24/2013
NEWS RELEASE
With an estimated 136 million Americans going on at least one vacation this summer, safety and security precautions are a must. Proactive measures can help consumers keep their home safe from fire, carb..
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BBB Advice for Navigating the Funeral Process
06/17/2013
At an average cost of $9,000, funerals are one of the more expensive purchases made by consumers. During an emotionally-charged time it can be easy to spend more than might be necessary. The Better Busi..
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Father’s Day Advice: Be Smart About Adventure Packages
06/05/2013
NEWS RELEASE
Is Dad an adventure seeker? Is he up for the thrill of skydiving, whitewater rafting or other exciting adventures? How about golf lessons, a fishing trip, or a wilderness experience? With Father's Day o..
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Gifting Clubs are Pyramid Schemes!
05/23/2013
NEWS RELEASE
BBBs are detecting a rise in gifting clubs, groups that manage to convince newcomers that they will receive thousands of dollars if they make a “gift” to participate in a private, invitation-only networ..
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Beware of Memorial Day Scams Aimed at Military Personnel
05/15/2013
NEWS RELEASE
Memorial Day is a time to honor those who serve and remember those who have died in war. But sadly, it has also become a key opportunity for scammers to target those who are serving or have served their..
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Move Safely and Securely While Avoiding Scams
05/02/2013
NEWS RELEASE
May is National Moving Month, which kicks off the busiest time of year for Americans changing residencies. It also means unlicensed movers and dishonest scammers are waiting to take advantage of unwary ..
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6 Tips to Consider Before You Spend this Year’s Tax Refund
04/18/2013
NEWS RELEASE
Do you spend weeks each spring eagerly anticipating your income tax refund? When the money finally comes in, is it gone tomorrow? You’re not alone. Many consumers view tax refunds as unplanned bonuses, ..
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Know What’s Involved Before Cosigning A Loan
04/11/2013
NEWS RELEASE
What if you were asked to cosign a loan for a family member or friend? Would you do it? Before you give your answer, make sure you understand what cosigning involves. Under a Federal Trade Commission ru..
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Choosing an Assisted Living Facility
04/04/2013
NEWS RELEASE
Assisted living is one of the fastest growing types of senior housing in the United States. Assisted living facilities usually provide or coordinate personal care services, 24-hour supervision, schedule..
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