Student loans: Even military worries about rising debt
10/24/2012
Student loans come with protections for US troops, but loan companies seem to be misleading them, a new Pentagon report says. Student loans, held by 41 percent of troops, are among their top concerns.
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How to Keep Financial Nightmares at Bay
10/24/2012
Come Halloween night, you may be haunted by visions of goblins and ghouls, but a financial fiasco could be the real nightmare. Even if you think you're on solid financial footing, don't let these scena..
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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau now taking complaints on credit reporting
10/24/2012
Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) began accepting consumer complaints about credit reporting, giving consumers individual-level complaint assistance for the first time at the federal..
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Holiday deals shaping up to be best in years
10/24/2012
Stores are falling over themselves this holiday season to lure shoppers in with deals like matching online prices, extending layaways, and even making their own tablets.
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BBB Partners with Western Union to Introduce BBB Scam Stopper
10/09/2012
NEWS RELEASE
Arlington, VA – October 9, 2012 – Better Business Bureau and Western Union today launched BBB Scam Stopper, an education campaign to help consumers in the United States and Canada avoid common scams tha..
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BBB Wise Giving Alliance Draws Line in the Sand on Acceptable Charity Fundraising Copy
10/02/2012
NEWS RELEASE
Keynote Speech at Charity Regulator Conference Outlines Plan to Verify Truthfulness of Charitable Appeals Washington, DC (October 1, 2012) – Paid fundraising firms must adhere to the same rigorous stan..
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Accountability Program Looks Under Hood of Online Ad Campaign
10/01/2012
NEWS RELEASE
Kia Motors America, Initiative, Specific Media, Rocket Fuel, and Microsoft’s Atlas Ad Platform Pledge Support, Implementation of Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising
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BBB Celebrates 100th Anniversary with Awards to Business and Consumer Leaders
09/20/2012
NEWS RELEASE
Arlington, VA – September 20, 2012 – Four companies and one individual will receive the 2012 BBB International Torch Awards, presented by the Council of Better Business Bureaus to recognize those that h..
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USAA Salutes Our Ultimate Home Team
09/13/2012
USAA and the NFL are teaming up to recognize and thank our ultimate home team — the military, veterans and their families. Join us as we encourage millions of football fans across the country to join in..
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Veterans job training slots fill up quickly
09/13/2012
The Veterans Affairs Department announced Monday it has filled 36,000 of the 45,000 job training openings available in 2012 for unemployed veterans ages 35 to 60, and it expects to have every slot fille..
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