BBB Rewind 7-9-12

Catch our latest video blog where we discuss group buying websites and what to do if you are without Internet access due to malware.

Keep an eye out for fake reviews

When you’re checking out a new business, your first stop should always be Better Business Bureau. But, no smart consumer relies on one source alone. Online customer reviews can be an invaluable source for information about the overall customer experience and product quality before you buy. The problem is that many businesses know very well…

350+ Self-help Websites Scamming Consumers Out of Money

How closely do you look at your credit card bill when it comes in? Do you take the time to go through each purchase to make sure it was actually a purchase you made and authorized? Chances are, if you’re like me, you might quickly glance at your bill, decide the amount seems to be…

“Dear Santa” sites: Is your child’s privacy protected?

Has your child expressed interest in sending a letter to Santa? If so, then maybe you’ve heard of the “Dear Santa” sites that allow children to send a letter to Santa or, in some cases, persuade Santa they were good this year. While these websites can be fun, bbb advises parents to check the sites…

Tips to Keep in Mind For Your Last Trip of the Summer

As of recently, BBB has seen a spike of both consumer inquiries on and complaints against a handful of travel companies. Whether due to consumers planning their last trip of the summer, or preparing for a winter holiday trip, finding the right travel company to work with can be a daunting task, and one that…