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Spring has arrived and with it warmer weather and some rain showers. Unfortunately, the warmer temps can also bring more bugs. BBB has some tips to help find a pest control company: Research the company. Check any pest control company’s … Continue reading
Consumer inquiries up 20 percent, instances of service top 180 million ALL MARKETS – March 14, 2013 – Better Business Bureau celebrated its Centennial year by ringing the closing bell of the New York Stock Exchange, laying a wreath at … Continue reading
Today’s NCPW tip addresses giving wisely – To assist donors in making sound giving decisions and to foster public confidence in charitable organizations, the BBB Wise Giving Alliance Standards for Charity Accountability were developed. These standards seek to encourage fair … Continue reading
Thousands of consumers turn to BBB as the preeminent resource on businesses, and our goal is to go the extra mile in encouraging consumers to take full advantage of their rights. As part of National Consumer Protection Week, BBB recommends … Continue reading
Debt, fraud and bad business practices, oh my! The modern landscape can be a minefield for consumers. Every year, local, state and national governments pass new consumer protection laws, but scammers and bad businessmen continue to thwart the laws’ best … Continue reading
Behind candy, flowers are the second most popular gift to give on Valentine’s Day. But, don’t let your significant other be disappointed with an unpleasant arrangement. Nationally, Better Business Bureau received close to 5,000 complaints against florists in 2012, an … Continue reading
Tax filing season opens today, and Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about a tax preparer fraud. According to the IRS, tax preparer fraud occurs when a preparer “alters return information without their clients’ knowledge or consent in an attempt … Continue reading
Better Business Bureau is challenging consumers to be smarter and safer in 2013. By following these 10 simple New Year’s resolutions, you will be prepared to combat scammers and stay protected from fraud: Do your research. Whether it’s a business … Continue reading
BBB’s Erin Rodriguez talks about the importance of updating Java, and why you might want to disable Java on your web browser. You can update your version of Java here: http://www.java.com/en/download/index.jsp
Better Business Bureau is challenging consumers to be smarter, safer consumers in 2013. By following these 10 simple New Year’s resolutions, consumers will be prepared to combat scammers and protect themselves from fraud: Do your research. Whether it’s a business … Continue reading