BBB offers advice for National Credit Education Month

Credit can be extremely helpful–but it can also get you in trouble if you’re not careful. March is National Credit Education Month and Your BBB wants you to be prepared before you shop for a car, buy a house or open a credit card account. A big part of that is checking your credit score. Your BBB…

Know the difference between a credit report and credit score

January is a great time to ensure your credit is in good standing. With so much advertising revolving around free credit reports and credit scores, many people get confused on the difference between the two. To help separate these two reports, BBB reminds you that: Credit reports are free, credit scores are not. You can…

Five Tips for Smooth Gift Returns and Exchanges

Inevitably, you or someone in your family will need to return or exchange a gift you receive this weekend. This year, many retailers are adopting stricter return policies in order to crack down on return fraud. While most stores will require a receipt, others may require you to show identification when returning items. Other retailers…