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01/27/2015
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Fake email warnings about a child predator being in the neighborhood are the latest methods scammers are using to steal personal identity information, warns BBB.  These “community safety” alerts are des..
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01/26/2015
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Tax identity theft happens when someone files a fake tax return using your personal information — like your Social Security number — to get a tax refund or a job. 
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01/07/2015
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If your New Year’s resolution is to shape up, you’re not alone. According to the New Year’s resolution statistics by the Journal of Clinical Psychology, about 45 percent of people make a New Year’s reso..
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01/05/2015
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BBB is warning consumers to beware of companies making false promises of quick credit repair, often for high fees. BBB receives a high number of telephone calls concerning credit, credit reports and sco..
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12/29/2014
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For recent college graduates, there’s good news and bad news about the job market. First, the good news: Employment opportunities are on the rise. The bad news? Scammers are busy online trying to mislea..
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12/22/2014
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Lines to return items after the holidays can rival lines outside stores on ‘Black Friday’. BBB has tips to reduce gift return distress
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12/22/2014
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BBB advises prospective pet owners to research breeders and consider their family needs when buying a pet for the holidays.
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12/20/2014
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Heating your home during the winter can cost you a lot. Why let the cold of winter freeze your bank account?  Keep your home warm and your wallet full this winter by following these easy tips from Popul..
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12/18/2014
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BBB warns consumers to be wary when applying for payday or car title loans
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12/17/2014
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BBB advises consumers to check expiration dates, fees and other terms when buying gift cards 
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Jessica Tharp

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P: (309) 670 - 1182

E: jtharp@hoibbb.org