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FYI Tips

Refinancing Your Vehicle

By on July 20, 2016

Perhaps you bought your dream car or truck, and suddenly, you’ve fallen on tough times and you’re having difficulty making those payments.  Maybe it’s time to consider a loan…


Credit FYI News Scams

Card Fraud Affects Nearly Half of U.S. Consumers

By on July 19, 2016

Your BBB® has learned that a new report indicates that many people are affected by credit fraud throughout the world.  Mexico leads in card fraud at 56 percent, followed…

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FYI News

FTC Nixes Sales Pitch Disguised as a Review

By on July 14, 2016

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) just announced that Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc. agreed to settle charges that it “deceived consumers during a marketing campaign for the video game…


Cell Phones FYI Scams

SIM Swapping Scams

By on July 13, 2016

Your BBB® has learned of a type of scam occurring. We wanted to make our readers aware that if your phone stops working, it could just be your battery,…


FYI News Scams

How Can It Be Wrong When It Feels So Right?

By on July 12, 2016

This past week we had a couple of visitors in our office where the ex-wife is involved with a possible romance scam with someone claiming to be a General…

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