Avoid red flags when shopping online during Cyber Monday

Black Friday is over, but the holiday shopping season is just getting started. For many, the biggest shopping day of the year is now Cyber Monday. It’s a great chance to find bargains and avoid the crowds. According a survey by the National Retail Federation (NRF), 56 percent plan to shop online, the most in…

Cyber Monday shoppers: Get the real deal and avoid online crooks

Today is “Cyber Monday,” a day for folks who like to find good deals, but don’t want to fight the Black Friday crowds. Shopping online is convenient and there are a lot of good deals to be found, but there are also risks to shopping online.  It opens shoppers up to attacks from scammers and…

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are almost here, are you prepared?

Black Friday weekend and Cyber Monday are considered some of the biggest shopping days of the year. Millions of shoppers are planning and plotting how they’re going to get their hands on big-tickets items at half the cost. Whether you prefer the crowds or prefer shopping at home, BBB advises you: Plan ahead. Take time to…

Shop Safely on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Starting late Thursday night, millions of consumers will descend on local stores and cyberspace hoping to take advantage of Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. According to a survey from BIGresearch, the average person will spend more than $500 on holiday gifts this year. To minimize the effect on your wallet this holiday season, BBB…