Telemarketer Preys on Elderly Scottsville Woman
01/12/2011
NEWS RELEASE
RICHMOND, Va. – An elderly woman in Scottsville, Va., recently received multiple phone calls from a telemarketer attempting to obtain her Social Security number and other personal information. Her gran..
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Unemployment Trends among Young Veterans
01/10/2011
New statistics show an increase in the unemployment rates for young veterans throughout the U.S. even though national unemployment rate fell slightly in December from 9.8 percent to 9.4 percent
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BBB Lists Top 10 Scams and Rip-Offs of 2010
01/04/2011
NEWS RELEASE
Richmond, VA – January 4, 2011 - The Better Business Bureau today released a list of the top 10 scams and rip-offs of 2010. Job hunters and those struggling to make money and get out of debt were commo..
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Look for Seven Red Flags When Applying to a For-Profit College
01/04/2011
When checking out for-profit schools, the Better Business Bureau recommends doing your research and looking for five red flags.
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Ten Questions to Ask Before Joining a Gym
01/04/2011
If you’re pledging to lose some pounds this year by joining a gym, the Better Business Bureau recommends asking ten questions before signing on the dotted line.
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Orange County Business Sparks Nationwide Complaints
12/29/2010
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More than a dozen consumers from throughout the country filed complaints with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) about an Orange County-based company that sells hot dog carts. The carts are used by stree..
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Five Mistakes to Avoid When Donating to a Charity
12/17/2010
NEWS RELEASE
More than ever, charities need the support of donors to help those who are struggling. Wise Giving Alliance advises donors on how to avoid five common mistakes this holiday season.
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3rd Annual Report on the Children’s Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative Shows Excellent Comp..
12/17/2010
NEWS RELEASE
Report finds steady progress in promoting healthier products to kids being made
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Operation Broken Trust Results Released
12/17/2010
Attorney General Eric Holder recently announced the results of Operation Broken Trust, organized the Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force to target investment fraud, according to a FBI press release.
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Military Members At Risk for Identity Theft
12/17/2010
Members of the military are no strangers to offering up their social security number.However, this practice subjects military members to an increased threat of identity theft.
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