Valentine Day Scams
01/29/2016
NEWS RELEASE
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, the Better Business Bureau advises people looking to start new relationships to watch out for romance scams. This is a scheme wherein unscrupulous individual..
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IRS Phone Scam Still Demanding Money or Jail Time
01/15/2016
NEWS RELEASE
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) and many local police departments are again warning consumers about a phone scam that is demanding money and threatening jail time. Agencies are still receiving phone ca..
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New Year, New Budget
01/08/2016
NEWS RELEASE
Many people start the new year with leftover debt from the previous year, and additional interest month after month just makes the problem worse as the year goes on. If one of your resolutions is to cre..
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BBB tips on joining a gym
01/01/2016
NEWS RELEASE
Losing weight is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions after the gluttony of the holiday season. If you’re pledging to lose some pounds this year by joining a gym, the Better Business Bureau rec..
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Everyone wants your stuff
12/23/2015
NEWS RELEASE
Charitable giving and goodwill is on everyone’s mind this time of the year and I am sometimes asked, “How can I get the most out of my charitable contributions?” I have discussed monetary donations on ..
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Are you affected by the latest government data breach?
12/18/2015
NEWS RELEASE
The U.S. government's Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has been notifying those affected by a recent cyber security breach that their personal data was compromised. Unfortunately, scammers are also ..
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Make Sure Your Holiday Giving is Wise Giving
12/11/2015
NEWS RELEASE
December is a critical fundraising month for charities. Many people make year-end gifts for tax reasons, or to extend the spirit of thanksgiving and generosity to those less fortunate. BBB offers a few ..
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Refunds and Exchanges: What to Know Before You Go Shopping
12/11/2015
NEWS RELEASE
Did you know that refund and exchange policies are not required by law? In fact, retailers offer refund policies as a voluntary practice. There are no laws that require merchants to offer refunds, excha..
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Enjoy the Holidays without breaking the bank
11/25/2015
NEWS RELEASE
Ready or not, the holiday season is nearly upon us and you know what that means. Christmas shopping! Unfortunately, with the joy of the holidays comes the stress of over spending. Every year, many consu..
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Gift Exchange on Social Media is a Pyramid Scheme
11/20/2015
NEWS RELEASE
It may only be November, but scammers are already taking advantage of holiday goodwill. The latest seasonal scam is a gift exchange that's actually a pyramid scheme. Look out for this con on Facebook, I..
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