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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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12/16/2014
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The holidays are here again, and with the price of gas lower than it’s been in years, it’s likely more people will choose to hit the road this holiday season. If you’re one of those travelers, BBB offer..
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12/15/2014
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Watch out for phishing emails with a professional twist. Scammers are targeting businesses with email messages that appear to be from the company's human resources department. 
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12/05/2014
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Scammers are using mobile banking apps for a high tech version of a check cashing scam. They trick account holders into sharing their bank info and use apps to deposit fake checks in the victim's accoun..
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12/03/2014
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The holiday season is here, and so are the scams. Watch out for fraudulent website offering "Letters from Santa." Some of these sites promise a custom letter from the man at the North Pole but don't del..
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12/01/2014
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Last year’s sales on Cyber Monday topped $1.7 billion, setting the stage for even more online holiday shopping this year on Dec. 1, the Monday after Thanksgiving when websites traditionally offer except..
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12/01/2014
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#GivingTuesday, the National Day of Giving, kicks off the holiday giving season on December 2nd, following Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  Before donating to a charity this season, it is wise to careful..
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11/28/2014
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BBB offers advice for avoiding shady sales and advertising.
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11/27/2014
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Competition for holiday dollars has pushed many retailers to offer deals before Thanksgiving or on the holiday, but stores also will have traditional “Black Friday” deals Nov. 28, the day after Thanksgi..
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