Tips to Help Apartment Hunters Choose a Comfortable New Place to Live
06/10/2016
NEWS RELEASE
Many families move each year in search of opportunity and a new place to live. Many others are looking to move their college student(s) into an apartment. For those currently undergoing the task, search..
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Lost Pet Scams, Are You at Risk?
06/03/2016
NEWS RELEASE
A lost pet is a devastating experience but the BBB warns pet owners to be wary of scammers that defraud heartbroken pet owners who have publically advertised the loss of a pet. The advertisement can hel..
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Sidewalk Salesmen and Parking Lot Peddlers
05/26/2016
NEWS RELEASE
It is a beautiful spring weekend and you are dashing to complete a list of errands. As you pull into the parking lot of a neighborhood mall or store, you see some enticing signs for “high quality” equip..
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Caller ID Spoofing
05/20/2016
NEWS RELEASE
As I make my rounds speaking to consumer groups, one question that I’ve noticed that frequently gets asked is, “why is my number calling me?” Unfortunately, scammers are using caller ID spoofing technol..
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Know the Facts about Auto Service Contracts
05/13/2016
NEWS RELEASE
If you are shopping for a new or used car, you may be encouraged to buy an auto service contract. Auto service contracts have become increasingly popular as a way to provide consumers a means to deal wi..
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Investment Scams Targeting Seniors on the Rise
05/06/2016
NEWS RELEASE
The economic climate is ripe for investment scams. Such scams hit consumers of all ages, but seniors are particularly susceptible. The BBB and FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) warns that ..
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Tips for Buying a Home Security System
04/28/2016
NEWS RELEASE
Millions of homeowners seek to secure their homes, families and belongings with a home security system. In fact, last year Better Business Bureau received nearly 600,000 inquiries from consumers researc..
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BBB Advice: Look for Seven Red Flags when Searching for Jobs Online
04/25/2016
NEWS RELEASE
People are increasingly turning to the Internet as a key tool when searching for a new job. Estimates show more than 85 percent of job seekers reported using online sources in their job search. While th..
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What does “As Is” really mean?
04/15/2016
NEWS RELEASE
The BBB regularly receives calls and complaints from consumers that purchase vehicles “as is” and want to take them back when a problem occurs. When a car is sold "as is", the car is sold in its current..
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Homebuyers tricked into wiring closing costs
04/08/2016
NEWS RELEASE
Buying a home this spring? If so, watch out for this cunning new con. A recent alert from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) warns that scammers are hacking into email accounts and instructing homebuyer..
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