How to spot fake reviews

Shopping online for all of your holiday gifts? Don’t let fake 5-star reviews trick you into making the wrong buying decision. BBB shares tips on how to spot them.

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…

Watch for sneaky persuasion techniques

Tomorrow is Election Day, and the candidates are out in full force trying to squeeze out that last-minute victory. You may have gotten tired of the constant barrage of politics a year ago, but politicians can teach us a lot about persuasion techniques used throughout the marketplace. NPR recently aired a story about common manipulations used to…