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It seems like every year scammers are coming up with new tricks to try and steal the public’s hard earned cash. With technology constantly changing, the ability to deceive the masses has become an easier task to pull off. According … Continue reading
Are you strapped for cash? Maybe you just need a little extra cash until payday, or you are an entrepreneur looking for a last-minute loan. Don’t go swimming in shark-infested waters. In honor of “Shark Week,” Better Business Bureau serving … Continue reading
There are over 30 million businesses in the U.S. and Canada. Lots of chances to find bargains–or get ripped off. Each year, Better Business Bureau offers thousands of tips to help consumers to find businesses they can trust and avoid getting scammed. … Continue reading
Over the past few weeks, we have received quite a few phone calls from consumers looking for more information about mail solicitations regarding sewer line coverage for their home. The letters are coming from multiple companies reminding them that the … Continue reading
We’re used to seeing spam email in our inboxes or getting the occasional solicitation on our phone, but how many of you have received an unsolicited fax at work? Just today, we received one in our office claiming we were … Continue reading
In the time of belt-tightening and budget uncertainty, one easy cut is your bottled water habit. Industry figures show a 3.5 percent increase in bottled water sales in 2010, according to Consumer Reports, for a total cost of $6.4 billion … Continue reading